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The latest release of the 5G New Radio (NR) standard has, at last, fixed a problem for cellular-based sensor comms with the emergence of a cut-down version of 5G for …

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Telefónica is looking to offer a 5G-based dual-mode terrestrial-and-satellite service for NB-IoT connectivity. Its digital services business, Telefónica Tech, and managed services division, Telefónica Global Solutions (TGS), are working with …

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This is article is taken from a recent editorial report on Industrial 5G Innovation – From Setting Standard to Becoming Standard; the previous instalment in this serialised version of the …

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Quectel, Fibocom, Sunsea AIoT, Thales and Telit, hold 68% of the cellular IoT modules market in terms of revenues last year   European IoT analyst firm Berg Insight reported that …

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The total number of private LTE and 5G networks will increase to 13,500 installations globally by 2026, according to analyst group Berg Insight; this is a 10-fold increase, roughly, from …

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IoT connectivity company Wirepas is readying a new mesh-based industrial IoT technology in the license-free 1.9 GHz spectrum band to go up against cellular-based private 5G systems. Its new product, …

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The hype around industrial 5G – the only 5G hype worth getting hyped about – has been knocked off course, after the 3GPP standards group said Release 17 of the …

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5G India

5G will only gets its wings in 2023, or thereabouts, when its full functionality is revealed in a standalone version of the new radio (NR) standard. That is when it …

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The cellular IoT ecosystem, the cellular community would have us believe, is growing fast. The GSMA counted 89 NB-IoT networks and 34 LTE-M launches as of October 2019, with several …

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The physics of time-division duplexing in radio communications means 5G could, in certain frequency bands, struggle to achieve the ultra low latencies it promises. Worse, in some markets, regulatory forces …

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