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Nokia has announced a five-year deal with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to build and run a 5G innovation facility at the university’s Tech Lab campus in Sydney, Australia. …

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The Atlanta suburb of Peachtree Corners, in Georgia in the US, has ‘filled the tank’ and pressed ‘go’ on a new Level 3 autonomous test vehicle, based on an open-source …

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Smart city tech, traditionally the reserve of the world’s major metropolitan centres, works just as well in small towns. So says French IoT provider Kerlink, which has installed a LoRaWAN …

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The capability works with radio slicing of public 5G networks, for carriers to offer and guarantee virtual private (or ‘dedicated’) mobile networks; it also works with radio slicing of dedicated …

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The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has released a “blueprint” for the combination of 5G and Wi-Fi 6 in the broad IoT sector, notably for smart industry, smart cities, smart buildings, …

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Austria-based A1 Telekom has acquired a majority share in local smart-city analytics startup Invenium, in which the mobile operator has held a stake since 2017. The unit, originally a spin-off …

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Electric scooter brand Voi has selected UK-based IoT roaming provider Arkessa and Swedish telecoms vendor Ericsson to provide cellular IoT airtime and management to manage its scooter fleets worldwide. Arkessa …

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2020 was a disruptive and also exceptional year for connectivity, as the world grappled with remote working, social distancing and lockdown mandates. While the pandemic brought many challenges, it emphasized …

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All this talk about a (industrial) revolution, and sometimes stuff gets left out. Scratching around for news last week, looking through half-written pieces from last year, this jumped out; about …

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A year of unprecedented disruption and change has come to a close. Ahead lies an exciting 2021 when life will presumably get back to something like normal and long-pent-up economic …

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