UK govt announces 5G testbed competition winners

The UK Government has announced the winners of a GBP 25 million competition to establish UK-wide testbeds to pave the way for a future roll-out of 5G technology. The six winners,

AT&T showcases IoT SIM connectivity for Peugeot 2.0 electric scooter at VivaTech

AT&T will present the IoT product for the new Peugeot 2.0 electric scooter at the VivaTech event taking place in Paris between 24 and 26 May. A collaboration between Peugeot

Telstra, Cab Digital Media launch TaxiLive digital platform

Australian operator Telstra and local start-up Cab Digital Media have introduced TaxiLive, a custom designed digital billboard for the rear of premium taxis. The digital platform allows safety messages and

Sigfox launches ‘Sens’it 3’ multi-sensor connected device

Sigfox announced that its ‘Sens’it 3’ connected device is now available commercially and can be purchased as part of an IoT pack that bundles a one-year subscription covering access to

QMIC, Sagemcom partner to deliver IoT products

Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) entered into a memorandum of understanding related to the IoT field with International French-based technology provider Sagemcom. This MoU sets forth an elaborative framework of

China Mobile to launch 5G trials in Q2 – report

China Mobile plans to start large-scale 5G trials later this year. The company has confirmed it will run field trials in Shanghai, Hangzhou and three other cities from the second

Mobily and Nokia agree to begin 5G tests

Saudi operator Mobily has signed an agreement with Nokia Company to launch 5G tests for the first time in the country. The MoU covers introducing new products to the Mobily

Arcep consults on allocation of 2.6 GHz TDD spectrum for LTE-based PMR networks

French regulator Arcep is seeking stakeholders’ views on the terms and methods for allocating the central 40 MHz of the 2.6 GHz TDD band to professional mobile radio (PMR) networks.

Orange Labs unveils new initiatives to foster 5G, IoT and smart home research

The Orange Labs research team announced the launch of three new initiatives, named Plug’in, Thing’in, and Home’in, aiming to create a closer collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders in

Korean operators to introduce usage-based rates for 5G service – report

South Korean mobile operators plan to introduce a usage-based fee system for their upcoming 5G network service in a bid to help increase sales, writes Yonhap news agency, citing a