LoRa Alliance, DLMS User Association to bring IoT to utilities

The LoRa Alliance and the DLMS User Association (DLMS UA) entered into a liaison agreement to define a new DLMS communication profile for LPWAN technologies such as LoRaWAN. DLMS UA is an organisation driving utilities and

Orange Spain, ZTE make first standalone 5G call in Spain

Orange Spain has announced that it successfully made the first voice and data call using a Standalone (SA) 5G mobile network in collaboration with ZTE. The trial was carried out

KT to deploy 30,000 5G base stations by 5 April

KT plans to deploy 30,000 network stations across South Korea to support its 5G services launch. The operator plans to commercially introduce its 5G services in early April, Yonhap news

Belgian 5G roll-out faces delay as regional governments unable to agree on auction

Belgium’s regional and federal governments have failed to reach an agreement on the planned auction of 5G spectrum licences. The latest meeting of the coordinating committee could not reach a

Sigfox USA, Chicago Connectory to support IoT startups in Chicago

Sigfox USA kicked off efforts to foster IoT entrepreneurs in the greater Chicago market at its first Sigfox Tech Talk at the Chicago Connectory as part of its cooperation with

T-Mobile Austria launches IoT Gateway

T-Mobile Austria launched a standardised IoT platform for end-users called IoT Gateway, which allows customers to connect IoT devices from any manufacturer. The IoT Gateway can connect IoT devices with

Ericsson wins 5G commercial contract from Korea Telecom

KT (Korea Telecom) awarded Ericsson a 5G commercial contract to enable the nationwide launch of commercial 5G services in Korea starting early April. Under this initial commercial contract, the first

Dutch companies want 3.5 GHz band licenses for indoor use

The Dutch State wants over the coming years to auction the 3.5 GHz band for 5G networks. In a short consultation, the Ministry of Economic Affairs presented provisional plans in

Hong Kong announces provisional successful applicants for 26 GHz, 28 GHz spectrum license

Hong Kong’s Communications Authority (CA) has announced that qualified applicants have fulfilled the broad licensing criteria for receiving the license in the 26 GHz and 28 GHz spectrum bands. The

Global LTE connections hit 4 bln, nearly half of all subscriptions

Worldwide LTE connections reached nearly 4 billion at the end of December 2018, accounting for 47 percent of all mobile subscriptions, up from 37 percent a year earlier, according to