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Internet of Things (IoT) and Wireless LAN (WLAN) Go Hand-in-Hand – Dell’Oro

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Market analysts Dell’Oro believe that the emerging Internet of Things will rely heavily on Wi-Fi and other close range technologies such as Bluetooth, Zigbee and so on. “Billions of new devices – beside mobile phones, tablets and laptops – are expected to need network connectivity in the future in a trend known commonly as the […]

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Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

| August 5, 2015
Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

Swedish green ICT infrastructure maker Flexenclosure has expanded its office in Myanmar, claiming rapid deployment of its eSite hybrid power system for off-grid sites and sites with unreliable grid supplies. The eSites are part of Flexenclosure’s contribution to the government’s transformation of Myanmar’s infrastructure. According to the firm, the Myanmar government has set a mobile […]

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Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vodafone using fuel cells to cut emissions in South African network

The Vodafone Group is now deploying fuel cells as an alternative source for power for some of its cell sites. Vodafone Group senior manager of infrastructure and energy Lee Andrew Jones wrote in post on TelecomLead that the operator’s South African operations Vodacom has turned to fuel cells to power sites, particularly sites outside the […]

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Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

Asia Pacific is leading the world in the adoption of machine-to-machine applications, according to the Vodafone M2M Barometer 2015. The research, in its third year, is based on respondents from 659 interviewees from 16 countries across 7 vertical industries. Over 250 respondents were from the Asia Pacific across six countries – Australia, India, Japan, South […]

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Standards bodies put IoT, 5G among top priorities

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

A high level meeting, dubbed the Global Standards Collaboration involving technology standards organisations  from around the world, has put the Internet of Things and 5G, otherwise dubbed IMT-2020 by the organisers the ITU. The meeting, held on 15-16 July 2015 in Geneva, put IoT and 5G, as well as critical communications, as “crucial to building […]

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Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

Landis+Gyr has won a contract for the deliver 3 million smart metres for four major Dutch distribution grid operators – Stedin, DELTA Netwerkbedrijf, Westland Infra and Liander The metres follow the Dutch Smart Meter SMR5 specifications and include both gas and electricity metres. The smart metre project is expected to take place between 2016 and […]

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Huawei and Shanghai GM announce partnership to promote interconnected cars

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) and Shanghai General Motors (GM) have announced their partnership to promote the development of interconnected cars. Under the agreement, Huawei’s telematics solution, which is capable of providing intelligent services including 4G network connectivity, location based services (LBS), automatic phone tracking, automatic emergency assistance, remote control etc., will be pre-installed in […]

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Google’s self-driving car joins real traffic in California – Computer Business Review

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Google’s self-driving car joins real traffic in California – Computer Business Review

Google has reportedly started to test its self-driving cars in live conditions. According to multiple reports, Google has released the vehicles on the roads of its home town, Mountain View. The cars, obviously still in trial mode, drives themselves but are backed up by a “safety driver” who can take over controls at any time. […]

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Mitac prepares 3 new IoT products for cars

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Taiwanese gear maker Mitac is reportedly eying the IoT market, at least for cars. DigiTimes reports the company has launched three new products targeting telematics under a sub-brand caleld Magellan. There is the Magellan Navigation Box for ‘cross country’ enthusiasts (does that mean off road?) Then there is the Smartphone Link Box, a kind of […]

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GreenTouch says it can cut mobile net energy by 10,000x

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
GreenTouch says it can cut mobile net energy by 10,000x

GreenTouch, the green telecom organisation founded by Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs, announced that its members and partners have developed ways to cut mobile infrastructure energy consumption by as much as 10,000 times, compared to today’s networks. Five years after its foundation, GreenTouch unveiled a set of new tools, technologies, and architectures to improve the energy efficiency […]

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