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Verizon has introduced a new ‘internet of things’ (IoT) programme, ThingSpace Ready, to help IoT module makers to build, certify and manage IoT devices more easily and cheaply. Quectel, Sequans …

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Sensoneo

In June 2016, 3GPP finalized its Release 13 LTE Advanced-Pro specification, which included the fundamental technological features of narrowband-internet of things (NB-IoT) connectivity. Since then, the connectivity scheme has gained …

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NB-IoT

The internet of things (IoT) has a last-mile problem. While the cloud infrastructure to gather and analyze data is ready today, a robust wireless infrastructure with the range, low-power and …

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Sensoneo

The initial NB-IoT testing kicked off earlier this year with focus on smart metering and tracking applications Swiss firm u‑blox, which specializes in wireless and positioning modules and chips, has …

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modules

IoT module makers Sierra Wireless and U-Blox have both announced modules that support two different cellular standards for low-power wide area connectivity. Both companies are bringing solutions that support LTE …

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modules

Low-power cellular connectivity standards are creating new opportunities for companies that want to connect assets or equipment in a secure and reliable way. But unlike the IoT devices that leverage …

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Ingenu

Global chip companies are creating ever-smaller solutions not only for cellular IoT but also for dedicated low-power wide area networks. The latest comes from Switzerland’s u-Blox, which has reduced the …

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SIMCom

Consolidation continues in the semiconductor market, with two makers of internet of things modules joining forces. Switzerland’s U-blox is paying $52.5 million in cash for SIMCom’s cellular modem products, research …

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microsoft connected smart factory industry 4.0

Mobile network operators will do almost anything to keep their customers, as evidenced by the ongoing price wars and promotions that consumers enjoy. But what will happen as more of …

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IoT

Verizon says it is “taking direct aim” at competitors that want to connect machines to the internet. The carrier is not talking about its traditional competitors, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. …

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