Finnish agricultural IoT startup Soil Scout works with DT on underground sensors, grabs an undisclosed round of funding.
Verizon says it could deploy the smart city traffic monitoring system nationwide in the future.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK shares 4G spectrum to help bridge rural connectivity divide; Finnish president endures face-time with Trump to thrash out 5G options; smart lighting gets a bit smarter.
Amazon readies its low-power protocol Sidewalk for long-term IoT and smart home projects.
Amazon is building a wireless dog tracker as a reference implementation of the protocol.
Curiosity Labs relies on 5G for low-latency connectivity for automated vehicles, drones and more.
The partners will build IoT devices like luggage-tracking 'bubbles' and roll cages fitted with trackers.
Industrial IoT is often cited as a demand driver for 5G, but, asks William Webb, will many companies actually need 5G to meet their needs?
Wi-Charge preps a wireless power system for IoT devices.
CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.
Powercast recieves FCC approval for retail applications for its wireless power transmission system for IoT and more.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre takes fiber gig into 14 more cities; Millicom boosted by M&A; Hungary kicks off 5G auction process; Qualcomm fined.
Early NB-IoT services from T-Mobile, and more action from AT&T and Verizon as narrowband IoT starts its initial growth in the US.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2's earnings up 3% in Q2; Openet goes cloud-native for 5G; Inmarsat takeover comes under scrutiny.
Sensoneo is deploying its trash management system in parts of the US with T-Mobile's NB-IoT.
Helium launches its P2P IoT hotspot, grabs another $15M in funding, aims to start a non-telco, low-bandwidth network in the US and beyond.
AT&T inks a European LTE-M roaming deal for IoT with KPN, Orange & Swisscom.
Hey, did Sprint just become the first US carrier to offer true mobile 5G?
Mishka Dehghan is vice president of 5G development for Sprint Business, and she talked about the future that we can enable with 5G at the Big 5G Event in Denver on May 8, 2019.
Many initial 5G deployments will be private networks on enterprise premises, and service providers will need to accommodate those needs, says MetTel CTO Ed Fox in conversation with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner. Also, Fox talks about how MetTel is going big on network functions virtualization (NFV).