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China sets new industrial Internet targets

China reports 30 5G factories as it eyes rapid growth in industrial Internet.

Eurobites: Youfone enters Belgium, on Proximus' network

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BICS expands NB-IoT with France's SFR; Telefónica seeks 5G/edge innovation; BT connects Dutch embassies.

GSMA spectrum chief heads to SpaceX

Brett Tarnutzer was in charge of all of the GSMA's spectrum-related regulatory activities, but is now leaving London for Washington, DC, to join SpaceX.

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom, O2 to tackle 'gray spots' through network sharing

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson helps manage Voi e-scooters; Orange's new subsea routes; Salt offers FWA in Switzerland; Telenor Norway turns to Hiya for scam-call protection.

Dish Network's new device chief sees opportunities, not challenges

Paul Chapple is in charge of procuring phones and other devices for Dish Network's planned 5G network. 'It's really familiar territory for me,' said the former Vodafone executive.

Intelsat to test 4G connections to iPhones from stratosphere

Although the company declined to elaborate, Intelsat is asking the FCC for permission to transmit LTE signals from an unnamed, solar-powered aircraft operated by Airbus.

CES 2021: DOCSIS 3.1 shipments soar, TV makers gravitate to Google TV

Also in this CES news snapshot: CommScope expands Wi-Fi 6 lineup; Netgear takes flight with Wi-Fi 6E; the CBRS Alliance rebrands.

UK watchdog growls at Nvidia's Arm deal

Opponents of the takeover say Nvidia would have little incentive to sell Arm's designs to its competitors.

Verizon indefinitely delays 3G network shutdown

First Verizon planned to shutter its 3G network at the end of 2019. Then it delayed that plan to the end of 2020. Now, Verizon says 'we don't have a plan to shut it down at this time.'

Tata Communications snaps up eSIM tech firm Oasis

India-based group to integrate French specialist's eSIM technology with its MOVE mobility and IoT platform.

In 2021, as you work from home hackers eye your IoT

More homeworking and virtual doctor visits mean more hacking threats on your IoT devices in 2021, as installed devices double to 45.9 billion by 2025.

IoT sensors and software help move COVID-19 vaccines

Telematics and cloud-based analytics can give shippers and pharmaceutical companies vital information.

1.7 billion smart ho ho home devices in 2021

Smart home gadgets as a sector will grow 32.3% in revenue in 2021, as shared standards feed interoperability and adoption, says Omdia.

Eurobites: UK's gigabit rollout needs to roll a lot faster, says EY report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone extend wholesale agreement; Slovak Telekom switches on 5G with Ericsson; Orange migrates Siemens to SD-WAN.

Vodafone targets £1B UK market for 'military-grade' security

UK operator is going after critical national infrastructure providers and other businesses demanding much higher levels of security.

Cloud spend to rocket in 2021, says Deloitte

In 2021, cloud spending will grow seven times faster than overall IT spending, while 5% of doctor visits worldwide will be virtual, says Deloitte.

Arm: Regulators to take 'good look' at Nvidia sale

Nvidia's $40 billion purchase of UK chipmaker Arm may not be a done deal, with Arm's CEO saying he expects regulators 'to take a good look.'

Qualcomm hopes Snapdragon 888 will widen its 5G lead

Qualcomm released a new top-tier Snapdragon applications processor for smartphones, a move that could help the company solidify its leading position in 5G silicon.

Ericsson cranks up 5G forecast (again)

Due to higher-than-expected 5G take-up in China, Ericsson raises its global 5G subscription forecast from 190 million to 220 million by the end of the year.

Japan and India join forces over 5G to combat China

Japan and India are set to sign a memorandum of understanding to offset the growing influence of China in the country, according to media reports.

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