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KDDI-owned IoT connectivity provider Soracom has announced new investment from six technology firms, including from two major IoT customers, in the form Nippon Gas (NICIGAS) and Sourcenext Corporation in the …

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 Samsung Electronics will implement a dedicated private 5G network at Japanese service provider Optage’s plant facility. The network will support 4K Ultra HD-based live-streaming videos, transmitted from multiple devices, including …

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Local Japanese telco KATCH is looking to hoover up Industry 4.0 contracts among automotive and high-tech manufacturers in the Aichi Prefecture, in Japan, after apponting Finnish vendor Nokia and local …

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Singapore-based Sigfox operator and IoT service provider UnaBiz is providing low-power GPS trackers to monitor Asian black bears in Japan, and help keep the peace with local residents. The company …

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Nokia has announced a deal with Danish network operator and internet provider Cibicom to deploy an LTE network in the 450MHz band to underpin mission critical services and “mass volume …

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This article, in five parts, is continued from Step 1, about spectrum and regulation; this can be found here. 2. SPECTRUM / REGULATION Another crucial part of the jigsaw-roadmap –  …

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The MulteFire Alliance has announced the launch of its MulteFire 1.9 GHz certification programme, to ensure devices conform with its MulteFire 1.1 specification. The 1.9 GHz certification will test eNodeB …

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Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe told the World Economic Forum in Davos this week his country has been revitalised by recent economic policy, and will exploit data to create a …

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“The kaleidoscope has been shaken, the pieces are in flux.” It is a phrase written for a different time, and another sphere – a generation ago, which seems like a …

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South Korea, Germany and Singapore are best positioned to lead the world for industrial automation, thanks to their approaches to artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. These three, along with Japan …

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