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AT&T has signed 136 IoT contracts this year, Environmental Leader reports

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

AT&T is reportedly signed 136 Internet of Things contracts across a host of industries since January 2015, reports Environmental Leader. The contracts came from agriculture, automotive, aviation, energy, healthcare, transportation, security and supply chain segments. According to the report, AT&T connected 945,000 new M2M devices to its network in the first quarter of 2015 – […]

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Alcatel-Lucent and Sequans to Power IoT Prototyping Platform for Orange

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sequans provides LTE chipset for IoT development platform of mobile operator Orange, working with Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) are to collaborate on enabling key technologies for the ‘Internet of Things’ by providing the ‘4G Kit for IoT,’ a principal building block in the new […]

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Greenpeace “clicking green” report revisit

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greenpeace “clicking green” report revisit

Above is a great visualisation of the carbon profile of the Internet’s hosting infrastructure from Greenpeace’s Clicking Green report. The data presents the level of renewable energy usage by the companies that deliver most of the applications and services, i.e. Apple, Google, Facebook, etc, and those that provide the physical locations to host those applications […]

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ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

A major gathering of businesses and policymakers—held alongside the ongoing UN climate talks in Bonn—has heard how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play a central role in tackling climate change. The International Chamber of Commerce has put its backing into ICT technologies that combat climate change – both causes and effect of global warming, […]

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Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

Huawei reduced its global carbon emissions in 2014 after membership in its green supplier program expanded five-fold last year, according to the company’s 2014 Sustainability Report. Released today at a conference on the future of sustainable supply chains, the report sets out Huawei’s philosophy and describes its achievements in bridging the digital divide, supporting stable […]

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Telstra to provide M2M services to Komatsu

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Australia’s incumbent telco Telstra has signed a three year deal to provide a host of services, including machine-to-machine services to heavy machinery manufacturer Komatsu. The US$23 million deal includes the communications and management infrastructure to remotely download performance data from some 700 pieces of equipment in mine sites, according to a report in Mobile World […]

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San Jose trials out streetlight-top smarter city system

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

San Jose is aiming to become a full fledged smart city by introducing technology from a home-grown start. According to a report by the San Jose Mercury News, the city is working with Internet of Things start-up anyCOMM, to introduced smart devices that collect a range of information from all around the city. The devices, […]

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Ericsson unveils connected bus stop and other public transport innovations

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ericsson unveils connected bus stop and other public transport innovations

Ericsson is making bus stops smart. At the UITP World Congress and Exhibition, Ericsson showed off a connected bus stop concepts that incorporates 3G, LTE, or Wi-Fi small cell technology, as well as provide commuter-specific functionality such as real-time information about bus movements, interactive maps, local news, and tourist information. “The connected bus stop’s small […]

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Nokia shrinks LTE base station into a box

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

First published in Communications Day Nokia Networks claims to have developed a new LTE “network in a box” solution that will provide the same macro site capacity and coverage as traditional LTE base stations, but in a compact, rapidly deployable solution. The Network in a box solution will designed to offer all the features of […]

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Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

Huawei Technologies is launching a complete Internet of Things architecture that consist of a network aggregating node, a software-defined networking-enabled controller and an operating system for IoT devices. The architecture, dubbed Agile Network 3.0, enables enterprises to build an IoT infrastructure to support the digitisation opportunities in production, manufacturing, and logistics. “Huawei today announced the […]

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