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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/27/2017
Also in today's MWC-tinged EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom form Quantum Alliance; BT heads for the TIP; Nokia re-brands Withings health ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/23/2017
Hardware and software vendors aren't the only ones hoping to make a big splash with global carriers at Mobile World Congress next week. Verizon today announced a new ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/22/2017
Internet of Things specialist Kore Wireless has slammed Nokia's claim to be first to market this month with a multinational connectivity service for enterprises in ...
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Internet of Things specialist Sigfox appears to have landed its second partnership with a major telco, today announcing a "global deal" with Spanish incumbent ...
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amazon seeks drone dudes and more in the UK; BT lands Indian broadcast contract; Orange invests in Android-based transaction ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/16/2017
With one longstanding deal still pending (Yahoo) and another massive acquisition possibly on the horizon (Charter), Verizon took time this morning for a smaller ...
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In honor of Valentine's Day today -- and to take a break from all the negative and disconcerting goings-on dominating headlines -- Women in Comms is taking a step ...
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Oracle announced Monday that it's extending its cloud Internet of Things service to manage equipment and other assets, factories and other plants, commercial fleets ...
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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: new EU rules on online content access; Swisscom feels the heat; Inmarsat and Actility talk IoT; 5G and energy grids.
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It might be called the Internet of Things (IoT), but it sometimes looks more like a growing collection of disparate networks that have very little to do with one ...
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In the process of service transformation, operators need to catch three major opportunities and start deploying in 4.5G networks, such as video, household broadband access and digital transformation of vertical industries. 5G is coming. Operators don't need to wait for it to happen but should progressively deploy 4.5G networks by introducing 5G-oriented ...
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5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
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