AT&T NB-IoT Network Will Co-Exist with LTE-M

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AT&T plans to launch a narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network in the U.S. early next year. The launch will offer an alternative to the company’s existing LTE-M network, which also supports IoT communications. AT&T NB-IoT As AT&T explained in a press release, both NB-IoT...Learn More

Sprint Taps Blockchain for Connected Car Offering

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A Sprint connected car offering launched today features a blockchain-powered IoT security system designed to guard against hackers. The offering is built on a platform from NXM Labs that includes high speed Wi-Fi, vehicle health monitoring and safety features. Maintenance reminders, preventative notifications, scheduling and...Learn More

5G, IoT, Drive Carrier Router Evolution, Juniper’s New Approach

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As carriers get set to offer 5G services and to support a higher level of Internet of Things (IoT) traffic, we should expect to see a carrier router evolution, as news today from Juniper Networks illustrates. While many people are taking about applications such as...Learn More

LPWA Forecast Calls for 1 Billion IoT Connections in 2023

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Low power wireless access (LPWA) network connections will grow at a 53% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) until 2023, according to an LPWA forecast from ABI Research. IoT connections, which will pass the 1 billion milestone that year, will experience a significant change in dynamics...Learn More

AT&T Nokia IoT Partnership Targets Enterprises Worldwide

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AT&T and Nokia are working together to drive IoT connectivity worldwide. A new announced AT&T Nokia IoT partnership will provide AT&T enterprise customers with products and services offered by Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING). WING offers core network, dedicated IoT operations, billing, security, data...Learn More

What is the Value of Wireless Spectrum?

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What is the value of wireless spectrum? It’s a question I’ve been thinking a lot about lately as some stakeholders lobby for more unlicensed spectrum while others lobby for more licensed spectrum. We’ve become accustomed to using an auction process to sort out spectrum value...Learn More

Ergen’s New Hobby: A Dish IoT Wireless Network Costing $1 Billion to Start

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Some video executives might buy a hobby farm. But Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen’s new hobby is a Dish IoT wireless network that will cost $1 billion for phase one. “For me it’s not a job. . . it’s a hobby” Ergen reportedly told attendees...Learn More

Comcast Launches New Interactive Xfinity Store Design Centered On The Customer

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May 21, 2018 — Comcast has been on a journey to transform its customer experience and the stores provide new and existing customers a place to learn how to optimize their Xfinity services and to address any service needs. The first locations of the new...Learn More

Hammer Communications and 1stPoint Communications Announce Mobile Network Service Provider Program

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POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J., May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp d/b/a Hammer Communications (OTCQB:HMMR) and 1stPoint Communications announced today the launch of their Mobile Network Services Provider program. Hammer will assist wireless Internet service providers and cable...Learn More

IoT Study: Wearables Are Most Common IoT Device

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The Internet of Things has a bright future, according to an IoT study of more than 2,000 consumers between the ages of 10 and 64 in the U.S., the U.K. and Asia Pacific  commissioned by business transformation specialist CSG. The survey found that wearables are...Learn More

Exec: ThingSpace Plays a Key Role in Supporting Verizon Global IoT Connectivity

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When Verizon ThingSpace was launched in October 2015, the company called it a “self-service web interface” that would allow users to “manage their Internet of Things (IoT) environments” and would give developers the ability to build IoT solutions using Verizon’s “extensive capabilities and innovation resources.”...Learn More

Report: U.S. Agricultural IoT Market Could Be $4 Billion, 250K Farmers Using IoT Today

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Control of livestock and cereal crops are the main drivers behind the increasing use of the Internet of Things  (IoT) by farmers in the United States, according to an agricultural IoT market study from market research firm Alpha Brown. Researchers estimate the number of U.S.farmers...Learn More

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