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Software, Technology

Cisco, partners to offer tailored IoT/OT packages

February 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco has implemented a new blueprint that involves working more closely with partners to offer packages of networking and software components that meld IT elements with Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT). OT suppliers gain access to Cisco’s […]


Monitoring&Analysis

What is IoT? The internet of things explained

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

The internet of things (IoT) is a catch-all term for the growing number of electronics that aren’t traditional computing devices, but are connected to the internet to send data, receive instructions, or both. An incredibly broad range of ‘things’ that […]


Hardware, Technology

Two-in-one SIM offers network redundancy for IoT devices

February 21, 2024

Via: Network World

A new partnership between Deutsche Telekom, IoT managed connectivity provider Tele2, and CSL Group subsidiary rSIM will bring multi-network connectivity to the IoT, allowing for more robust and resilient connectivity in mission-critical applications. The idea behind rSIM – which stands […]


Technology, Wireless

How to Choose the Right Form of LTE Connectivity for IoT

February 12, 2024

Via: Network Computing

As operators worldwide continue to migrate users from 3G to make available spectrum to support 5G, businesses relying on 3G for their Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications should assess alternatives and plan for future generations. When assessing IoT […]


Hardware, Technology

Module maker u-box intros new LTE-M and GNSS ‘combo’ units for low-power IoT

February 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Swiss IoT module maker u-blox has announced two new LTE-M cellular module series, the SARA-R52 and LEXI-R52, designed for industrial IoT applications. Both are based on its UBX-R5 cellular chip and integrate GNSS positioning. The firm is pitching them for […]


Technology, Wireless

Six verticals for Wi-Fi HaLow – as Wi-Fi crowd preps new low-power IoT contender

January 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), handling Wi-Fi industry cooperation and initiatives, has said Wi-Fi HaLow is ready to rock in “commercial IoT deployments across a range of sectors”. As such, it has issued a new white paper with a bunch […]


Mobile Networks

How cellular IoT found its groove – five things to know about the eSIM revolution

January 23, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

In case you missed it, SIM specialist Kigen hosted a webinar earlier this month about smart metering – but more about the impact of embedded SIM (eSIM) technology, actually, for the whole IoT market – which presented a thorough view […]


News

AT&T talks IoT strategy and focus areas

January 18, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the years CES has gradually brought in more and more automotive technology and this year was no exception. Given AT&T’s long-standing leadership in connecting vehicles, RCR Wireless News caught up with AT&T Vice President of Connected Solutions Cameron Coursey […]


Technology, Wireless

Vodafone to spin-off IoT unit in 2024 with major Microsoft cloud tie-up

January 16, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone’s IoT connectivity unit is to become a standalone business by April of next year (2024) following a major 10-year deal with Microsoft that will see both firms invest in the business, and the UK-based operator also commit $1.5 billion […]


Technology, Wireless

Iridium invites IoT community to pitch requirements for its satellite NB-IoT network

January 11, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Satellite comms provider Iridium Communications is inviting device makers, chipmakers, mobile operators, and IoT developers to have their say on the functionality of its developing NB-IoT satellite network. The US firm has convened a consultancy operation as part of its […]


News

5G and IoT will benefit society more than AI – Vodafone on 2024 (Reader Forum)

January 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

David Joosten, director of the Americas and partner markets at Vodafone Business, identifies key trends that will shape the digital enterprise market in 2024, as follows… 1 | 5G and IoT will benefit society more than AI The convergence of […]


Editorial

How IoT is Reshaping Networking and Connectivity

December 26, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

IoT is a revolution that is reshaping how we think about networking and connectivity. Imagine a world where your coffee maker knows when to start brewing, your thermostat adjusts itself for optimal comfort, and your car communicates with traffic lights […]


Technology, Wireless

Private LTE/5G networks number 2,900 at the end of 2023

December 21, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

There are 2,900 private LTE/5G networks across the world at the end of 2023, including trial and pilot deployments. So says Berg Insight, which calculates a quarter (700; 24 percent) are based on 5G, with close to half of these […]


Technology, Wireless

Broadband IoT more-massive than ‘massive’ IoT – way less than short-range IoT

November 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The total number of cellular IoT connections will reach around three billion at the end of 2023, reckons Ericsson, with most, and the increasing majority, connected on so-called ‘broadband’ cellular IoT technologies LTE (4G) and 5G. The arrival of reduced-capability […]


Security

Arista Networks Unveils New and Enchanced Zero Trust Network Architecture

November 10, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Arista Networks yesterday announced an expanded zero trust networking architecture that uses the underlying network infrastructure to break down security silos, streamline workflows and enable an integrated zero trust program. Through a combination of Arista-developed technologies and strategic alliances with […]


Technology, Wireless

‘If you want 100% cellular, then you get what you get’ – why hybrid IoT is the only IoT

October 31, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

There are some clever companies in the IoT space. Of course there are; but there are, arguably, more in IoT than anywhere else in the tech game. They just don’t generally make the same kind of noise. Sure, some talk […]


News

Why Real-Time Visibility and AI Are Key for the Future of Network Service Assurance

October 5, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

In today’s era of 5G and beyond, communications service providers (CSPs) face numerous challenges such as the escalating demand for new business-focused applications, service quality improvements, and real-time issue resolution. However, the obstacles don’t end there – in addition, operators […]


Security

Industrial IoT Security Skills and Certifications: The Essentials

September 14, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Whether you’re working in a water treatment plant or running the infrastructure for an energy company, network managers need training in the right skill sets to avoid cyber-attacks. Many options exist for technologists to address the cybersecurity skills gap in […]


News

Scandi SI Northcom accelerates private 5G push with Nokia

September 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Norwegian system integrator Northcom Solutions has signed with Nokia to resell the Finnish firm’s private LTE and 5G solution, Digital Automation Cloud (DAC), into critical industrial sectors. Northcom has a presence in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, and a track […]


News

Massive IoT – doing 10 times more with 10 times less (Reader Forum)

August 29, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Doing 10 times more with 10 times less is how we are going to save the planet, and how many public and commercial sectors will survive too. And it is all about massive IoT. The only reason massive IoT hasn’t […]