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IoT connections continue to rapidly rise

The number of global cellular Internet of Things (IoT) connections grew by 22% to reach 2.1 billion over the past year according to new research,

Swedish IoT market research firm Berg Insight has predicted there will be 4.3 billion IoT devices connected to cellular ...

Thales to test space-based 5G network

Aerospace giant Thales has partnered with telecoms duo Qualcomm Technologies and Ericsson to test and validate low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite-based 5G network technologies for mobile phones.

The testing and validation by Ericsson, Thales and Qualcomm follows a ...

Nokia creates Robotics Centre of Excellence

Finnish telecoms giant Nokia has announced a partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to create a first-ever Nokia Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Networked Robotics.

The CoE will be based at the IISc in Bengaluru and according to Nokia will aim to ...

VM02 connects UK's first 5G hospital

Virgin Media O2 Business has switched on the UK’s first 5G-connected hospital having announced it has built a private network at Bethlem Royal Hospital in south London.

VM02 has teamed up with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), NHS Digital, ...

Telesat taking to UK skies with Lightspeed satellites

Communications regulator Ofcom has received an application from Canadian satellite communications company Telesat for an Earth Station Network Licence to deploy their Lightspeed satellite constellation over the UK.

According to Telesat, its Low Earth Orbit (LEO) ...


South Korea to create AI ‘disaster response platform’

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has announced plans to use artificial intelligence and big data to build a digital platform to support on-site response in so-called ‘disaster scenarios’.

SMG said it will initially seek to create the ‘Seoul 119 Big Data Centre’ to ...

BT trials new quantum radios

BT has announced it has begun trials of new quantum receiver technology that uses ‘excited atoms’ to boost the capabilities of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) networks.

The receiver technology boasts significantly greater sensitivity than traditional radio equipment ...

Ofcom to open mmWave spectrum

Regulator Ofcom has announced plans to open the millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum to mobile technology and 5G services across the 26 GHz and 40 GHz spectrum bands.

According to Ofcom, the use of mmWave spectrum could deliver “significant benefits by enabling large ...

Nokia launches ASTaR cybersecurity lab

Nokia has announced the opening of its Advanced Security Testing and Research (ASTaR) lab in Dallas, Texas, which it claims is the first end-to-end 5G testing lab in the US focused solely on cybersecurity.

Solely dedicated to security forensics and research, the ...

NTT begins global 5G IoT deployment

NTT-owned cellular connectivity service provider Transatel has launched a new global 5G Internet of Things (IoT) solution for the industrial, IT and automotive sectors.

France has been announced as the first step in Transatel's new 5G IoT global deployment strategy ...

Motorola makes Calipsa cloud capture

Global technology giant Motorola Solutions has agreed a deal to acquire London-based cloud-native advanced video analytics platform Calipsa.

As part of the deal, Calipsa will continue to operate as a separate company within the Motorola Solutions group to continue to ...

PCTEL partners with Stargent IoT

Industrial wireless technology solution specialist PCTEL has agreed a new strategic alliance with Stargent IoT to develop Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to support smart manufacturing, process automation and asset tracking.

The new partnership will see the two ...

S5GC launches 5G healthcare challenge

The Scotland 5G Centre (S5GC) has announced it will provide access to a private 5G test bed for three startup companies as part of a new initiative it claims will use “advanced connectivity to transform and improve healthcare delivery”.

The ‘Shaping Digital Health & ...

Bernabéu to host largest Wi-Fi 6 stadium network in Europe

Europe’s most successful football team, Real Madrid, has agreed a deal with Cisco which it claims will make the club’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium one of the most technologically-advanced sporting venues in the world.

The agreement will see the San Jose-based technology ...

BT unveils new 5G XR sports offerings

Telecoms giant BT has unveiled the first prototypes from its 5G Edge-XR project which it claims will “re-imagine how we watch and perform sports through virtual (VR), augmented (AR) and extended mixed reality (XR) applications”.

The project, which combines the brand’s ...

Amdocs expands digital services platform

Israeli-American communications giant Amdocs has announced the expansion of its digital services capabilities at Mobile World Congress 2022.

In a move the St Louis-based company claimed would "accelerate the industry’s journey to the cloud, improve business ...

Cisco teams with Rakuten to accelerate O-RAN cloud

Global technology giant Cisco has announced a new strategic partnership with Rakuten Mobile to create cloud-native 5G mobile networks based on Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) technology.

The companies announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding at Mobile ...

Singtel creates 5G+Edge combined platform

Singaporean telecoms conglomerate Singtel has launched what it describes as an “all-in-one platform” that uses its 5G network to combine with Edge Computing functionality as part of Mobile World Congress 2022.

The platform called Paragon can be used for on-demand 5G ...

South Pacific gets Smart Islands upgrade

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider ICTnexus has announced plans to deploy a LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) on the Cook Islands as part of its ‘Smart Islands’ project.

The network on the islands, which sit some 2,000 miles north of New Zealand in the ...

‘Smart Sunderland’ to deploy data platform & O-RAN architecture

Sunderland City Council has announced new deals with Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) provider Mavenir and Internet of Things platform Connexin as part of its ambitious goal to become “the UK’s most advanced smart city”.

Mavenir’s MAVedge solution that runs on a ...

Overton to lead BT’s focus on 5G and IoT

Telecoms giant BT has appointed Marc Overton to head up its newly created ‘Division X’, which will focus on developing 5G private network, Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge computing solutions for businesses.

Overton will join the business on 14 February and said ...

Nokia deploys Europe’s first AI railway safety solution

Nokia has teamed up with Schweizer Electronics to deploy what the duo claim is the first artificial intelligence (AI) railroad crossing safety solution in Europe.

The AI-based Nokia Scene Analytics solution being deployed by Swiss public transport operator Baselland ...

IoMT to expand to 7m devices by 2026

Smart hospitals are projected to deploy 7.4m devices connected to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices over the next four years according to a new study by Juniper Research.

The concept of the IoMT involves healthcare providers using edge computing and ...

CCW 2022 call for content

TCCA has issued the call for content for the upcoming Critical Communications World 2022, taking place at Messe Wien Congress Centre in Austria, from June 21-23.

his year’s event will have the theme ‘Evolving the Ecosystem’, and in a statement the organisers said “the ...
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