Broadband Internet Advisory Group Releases IoT Security and Privacy Recommendations

Report explores the technical aspects of security and privacy of networked consumer devices

Today, the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) announced the publication of its report on the technical aspects of Internet of Things (IoT) security and privacy.

In the past few years, many devices now being connected to the Internet are not only personal computers but also a variety of devices embedded with Internet connectivity and functions. This class of devices has generally been described as the Internet of Things (IoT) and has brought with it new security and privacy risks. 

ADVA Optical Oscilloquartz Synchronizes Indian Defense's National Transport Network

Meets strict requirements with precise frequency and phase delivery across mission-critical infrastructure

Oscilloquartz, an ADVA Optical Networking company, announced today that it has been selected to synchronize a nationwide core transport network being built for India's armed forces. The 60,000km infrastructure is being constructed by a consortium led by Himachal Futuristic Communications (HFCL). The enormous greenfield transport network, referred to as Network for Spectrum (NFS), will play a critical role in serving the communication needs of India's defense forces.

Prpl foundation collaborating with FCC Working Group on Software Controlled Radio

Non-profit with goal to bridge IoT markets, open source community, regulators and consumers

It was confirmed today that Eric Schultz, community manager for the not for profit prpl Foundation, the open-source, community-driven, collaborative, foundation with a focus on enabling next-generation datacenter-to-device portable software and virtualised architectures, has been collaborating with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Technological Advisory Council Software Controlled Radios Sub-Working Group.

Gemalto Extends Remote Provisioning to Consumer Devices with GSMA Compliant Solution

Allows mobile operators, OEMs and service providers to invent new 'on the fly' services

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) the world leader in digital security, has introduced an enhanced version of its LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity Platform that is fully compliant with the latest update to the GSMA Consumer Remote SIM Provisioning Specification. As a result, it enables device makers and mobile operators to provide subscribers with out-of-the-box connectivity for any type of consumer device fitted with an eSIM (embedded SIM), including smartphones, tablets and wearables, as well as seamless subscription management throughout the product lifecycle.

5G is impossible without full convergence, reveals Wireless Broadband Alliance Annual Industry Report 2016

IoT and 5G are impractical without convergence and coexistence of licensed and unlicensed technologies

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), in partnership with Maravedis-Rethink, has today published its Annual Industry Report for 2016, revealing that the Internet of Things (IoT), the hyper-dense network and 5G will not be economic or practical without the convergence and coexistence of licensed and unlicensed technologies. Ultimately, success will depend on unlicensed technologies working in conjunction with licensed networks, enabling new performance levels and flexibility for service providers of all kinds.

Infinera Powers Cloud Scale Networks with New DTN-X Platforms

Intelligent Transport Network architecture blends web scale technologies with telco-grade, improves TCO

 Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced a number of new platforms within the award winning DTN-X Family designed to power cloud scale networks. With this announcement, Infinera is ushering in the next generation of Intelligent Transport Network architecture that blends the best of web scale technologies with the best of telco-grade technologies, yielding over 50 percent better total cost of ownership (TCO) over conventional networks.

OneAccess Embeds BroadCloud PacketSmart 7.3 into 4G Converged Services Router

One-box approach enables CSPs to bypass supplemental devices for 4G and cloud monitoring

OneAccess Networks today announces a unique multi-service access solution that enables operators and service providers to deliver BroadCloud™ PacketSmart® 7.3 VoIP quality monitoring services and 4G backup to the small to medium-sized business (SMB) market via a single device. By consolidating the number of network devices needed to deliver these services into its ONE1540 and ONE525 multi-service access routers, OneAccess enables operators to reduce capital and operational expense, provisioning time and truck rolls.

GlobalPlatform Expands Root of Trust Requirements and Definitions for IoT

Industry body details how to establish a Root of Trust using secure components

GlobalPlatform has published Root of Trust Definitions and Requirements to enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and service providers (SPs) to create, implement and use a Root of Trust to protect their devices and services.

The document provides a detailed technical framework, explaining how GlobalPlatform technology implements two key concepts that are integral to securing the delivery of digital services, regardless of sector:

MultiTech Announces New Versions of Leading LoRaWAN Modules

Newest modules comply with LoRaWAN 1.0.1 Specification & are fully compatible with LoRaWAN Class C operation

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced version 2.0 of its MultiConnect® mDot™ software platform and MultiConnect® xDot™, a secure endpoint module to communicate over LoRaWAN™ networks.

Omnitron Launches LGX Optical Product Family

Mixing and cascading CWDM and DWDM modules enable seamless fiber infrastructure growth

Omnitron Systems, a leader in fiber optic connectivity and Carrier Ethernet demarcation products, today announced the launch of the OmniLight™ family of LGX® form factor CWDM and DWDM passive optical products for telecom service providers and cable operators deploying wavelength services. Utilizing standard LGX and high-density half-width LGX form factors the OmniLight family delivers one of the highest port density product families available in the LGX form factor.

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