Octo Telematics picks IoT products from Orange Business Services

Octo Telematics renewed and expanded its contract with Orange Business Services. The new three-year contract will allow Octo to manage, monitor and diagnose a large fleet of IoT devices autonomously.

Swiss government establishes working group to assess 5G network construction risks

Swiss Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard has established a working group to discuss the risks of 5G mobile network construction, in particular the issue of electromagnetic radiation. The requirements and risks

Libelium partners Alibaba Cloud to accelerate IoT adoption

Libelium and Alibaba Cloud partnered to provide connectivity through the Meshlium IoT Gateway to help organisations to use Libelium’s sensor network platform with Alibaba’s cloud computing products with the aim

Sigfox inks Telxius tower monitoring deal

IoT connectivity provider Sigfox has announced a contract to monitor the quality of service (QoS) and security of the telecommunications towers of Telefonica’s infrastructure subsidiary Telxius. Under the terms of the

Verizon enhances Cat M network with voice service

Verizon said it’s adding new enhancements to its nationwide Cat M network for IoT products. With the introduction of voice functionalities, Verizon’s network is able to support a broad base

Telenor and Telia Denmark herald approach of 1 Gbps mobile service

Telenor Denmark and Telia Denmark said in separate statements they have paved the way for the provision of mobile services at up to 1 Gbps. The two operators have a

Powertel Communications claims positive results for IoT services after first 100 days

Zimbabwean internet access provider Powertel Communications has ventured into Internet of Things (IoT) business with new lines of services that include vehicle tracking and generator monitoring, NewsDay reported. Prosper Mutswiri,

Ericsson, LG Electronics enter global patent licence deal

Ericsson and LG Electronics renewed a global patent licence agreement on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms and conditions between the two companies. Ericsson and LG Electronics are two of

Sprint, Nokia first to demo 5G NR connection over massive MIMO in US

Nokia and Sprint will show what they call the first live demonstration in the US of a 5G New Radio (NR) connection over a dual mode-capable Massive MIMO radio, bringing

T-Mobile 600 MHz extended range LTE services reaches more than 1,250 cities, towns

T-Mobile said it has now lit up 600 MHz (Band 71) Extended Range LTE in 1,254 cities and towns in 36 states, including the island of Puerto Rico. The operator’s