Fixed networks will play a key role in achieving network transformation and true convergence with mobile as the world moves twoards 5G and the IoT, according to Federico Guillen, president of Nokia’s fixed network business group, in his keynote address to this week’s Broadband World Forum in London.
At this week’s 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm Technologies announced that it had secured design wins among the industry's leading module OEMs based on its MDM9206 LTE modem for IoT applications.
French software companies MicroEJ and Witekio are collaborating on a demonstrator for Sigfox connectivity for embedded or IoT projects.
Canada’s Helios Wire is designing and building a space-based IoT and M2M service for market applications that require low bandwidth and low service costs.
The Indian IoT market is expected to grow to US$15bn with 2.7bn connected devices by 2020, according to a study by GE launched at this month’s Nasscom Design & Engineering Summit in Bengaluru.
Ayla Networks is to integrate MNubo SmartObjects technology with its IoT platform to provide manufacturers of IoT products with data analytics and business intelligence services and tools.