Comcast MachineQ IoT Offering Gains Five New Customers

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Comcast’s machine enterprise IoT service has announced several new clients. Comcast machineQ is a scalable, B2B platform that uses LoRaWAN low power wide-area network (LPWAN) technology. Comcast is one of many cable MSOs who are aiming to seize on the growing IoT opportunity, given their...Learn More

Report: LTE Market Share Hits 76% in U.S. and Canada with 365 Million LTE Connections

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More than one third (38.5%) of all wireless cellular technology worldwide used LTE in the first quarter of 2018, according to new LTE market share data from 5G Americas and Ovum. North America dominates the LTE landscape, with a penetration rate of more than three-quarters...Learn More

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

T-Mobile Magenta Offers NB-IoT Connectivity for $6 a Year

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T-Mobile has launched Magenta, a Narrow Band-IoT-based platform for connecting and coordinating IoT devices. The T-Mobile Magenta service will cost $6 per year for up to 12 MB per connected device under terms of a special offer. NB-IoT is an LTE-Advanced based approach developed under...Learn More

M2M Connections Forecast to Exceed 300 Million by 2022, But Distractions Pose Challenges

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The U.S. cellular M2M market will grow beyond 300 million connections by 2022, according to a M2M connections forecast from ABI Research. In a press release announcing its latest findings, the research firm said that new competition is emerging as U.S. network operators rush to...Learn More

Comcast MachineQ IoT Platform Extended to 12 Markets

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Comcast announced yesterday that it has extended the Comcast MachineQ IoT (Internet of Things) platform to 12 additional U.S. markets. MachineQ uses LoRaWAN protocol to support widely distributed IoT endpoints. The LoRa technology, which is being supplied by Semtech, meets the significant challenges of IoT...Learn More

Pew: Given the Inevitably of IoT Security Breaches, Are We Getting Ahead of Ourselves?

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Deployments of “Internet of Things” (IoT) connections, devices and networks will continue to multiply over the next few years despite growing privacy threats and the prospect of opening up billions of new routes for cyber-crackers and hackers to exploit, according a new study from the...Learn More

Report: IoT Security Breaches Are Costly, With Smaller Companies at Great Risk

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Security systems protecting nearly half (48%) of organizations’ Internet of Things (IoT) networks have been breached at least once, according to an IoT security survey from Altman Vilandrie. Overall, the cost of the IoT security breaches represented 13.4 percent of smaller companies’ annual total revenues...Learn More

AT&T Nationwide LTE-M Internet of Things Network Completed

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AT&T announced the completion of its nationwide LTE-M Internet of Things (IoT) network ahead of schedule, management announced last week. AT&T’s 4G LTE-M IoT network marks another step forward along AT&T’s path, leading to commercial introduction of next-generation 5G wireless/mobile technology and wide-scale roll-out of...Learn More

Sprint Targets Next Generation IoT Across Nationwide Network

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Sprint announced an ambitious and far reaching plan to support next generation IoT devices across its nationwide network. Notably, Sprint is taking advantage of new LTE wireless broadband standards and technology in doing so. In a presentation given at IoT World 2017 in Santa Clara,...Learn More

Verizon, GSMA Partner on IoT Security Featuring eUICC Platform

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Verizon and mobile association GSMA said today that they will partner on eUICC SIM cards for IoT security. The eUICC is a universal integrated circuit card, or SIM, designed to provide security for IoT devices. The partners are developing remote provisioning and management for the...Learn More

Verizon Eyes IoT Future with Nationwide Cat M1 IoT Launch, Features $2 Rate Plans

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Verizon said today that it will turn up a nationwide network to support Internet of Things (IoT) communications tomorrow that will offer rates as low as two dollars per month per device. The network will support LTE Category M1, also known as Cat M1 or...Learn More

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