Vodacom to acquire 51% stake in IoT.nxt for undisclosed sum

Vodacom said it will acquire a 51 percent stake in South African Internet of Things specialist IoT.nxt. The value of the deal has not been disclosed by Vodacom and is

KPN joins Wirepas funding round of EUR 14.4 mln for IIoT system

The Finnish industrial IoT start-up Wirepas announced that it’s raised EUR 14.4 million from investors ETF Partners, Inventure, KPN Ventures, TESI (Finnish Industry Investment) and Vito Ventures. The software company

Vodafone UK confirms 5G launch on 03 July

Vodafone UK announced that 5G services will go live on 03 July. Vodafone 5G will be available in seven cities at launch, before being extended to 12 other cities by

Telenet partners Watt Factory to develop smart city services

Telenet announced new agreements to develop smart city services with the Watt Factory and the city of Mechelen. The Watt Factory is a smart city hub for Flemish start-ups to

City of Harrisburg, Telensa trial smart city technologies using connected streetlight infrastructure

Telensa is working with the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to trial smart city technologies featuring smart sensors for traffic, air quality and waste monitoring. The City deployed a Telensa smart

KPN rules out Huawei for 5G core network

Dutch operator KPN has ruled out Huawei as a supplier for its 5G core network, saying it will go with a “western” supplier, in line with increasing security concerns for

Unitymedia certifies Cobee as LoRaWAN IoT network partner

German cable network operator Unitymedia has announced Cobee as the first certified eco-system partner for its LoRaWAN Internet of Things (IoT) wireless network. Conbee has installed so-called ‘Smart Tags’ on

Embratel and Claro launch IoT project for agribusiness

Brazilian operators Embratel and Claro have partnered with research institutes Eldorado and Embrapa Meio Ambiente on the development of IoT services for agribusiness, reports Teletime. The two operators will provide

Huawei aims to bring out 5G TV this year, become top PC producer

Huawei hopes to bring out the world’s first 5G TV this year, the Nikkei reported, adding the company also wants to position itself within the coming three years among the

Telenor Norway plans trial of Smartbjella sheep tracking collars this summer

Telenor Norway said it is cooperating with a start-up company Smartbjella to keep track of sheep via IoT when they have gone off for summer grazing in forests and mountains.