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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailMTN has selected Cisco’s Jasper Control Center platform as a launchpad for enterprise customers’ ‘internet of things’ (IoT) services on its mobile network in South Africa. MTN said interest in …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe ‘internet of things’ (IoT) market is moving towards new value-based and event-based pricing, led by smart cities and industrial operatives, according to Cisco. Until now, device-as-a-service, and latterly anonymised …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailComcast has hooked up the “epicentre of IoT” by making live its LoRaWAN-based machineQ service in the San Francisco Bay Area, in California. The launch, one of 10 new machineQ …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe Asia Pacific (APAC) region has several smart cities under development, mainly grouped in countries such as China, Japan, South Korea and Singapore. Here we describe three of the region’s …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe European Commission (EC) is inviting municipal authorities to apply for €15,000 vouchers to finance Wi-Fi equipment and installation in public spaces. Vouchers worth €17.75 million in total will be …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe European Commission (EC) has established 5G test-beds in Barcelona in Spain and Bristol in the UK to trial of consumer oriented 5G applications. A further €2.2 million has been …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailWashington-state tech giant Microsoft will set up house in Houston, Texas, as part of a long-term effort with the city authority to drive grass-roots innovation, stimulate the local economy, and …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailBuckinghamshire County Council and Hertfordshire County Council have signed up to InterDigital mobility data engine oneTRANSPORT, taking its smart-city customer count to four in the UK. The duo will share …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailMastercard and Microsoft are to pool their payment, data analytics and cloud technologies to create a smart city “exchange” to help mayors, policy makers and urban planners tackle urban challenges …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailCisco appears to have found its rhythm in the enterprise IoT space by integrating communications technologies and data streams in its Kinetic platform for smart factories and smart cities. Enterprise …

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