The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes, with a total 4.9 billion units shipped during that period. This is the highest annual volume of shipment units reported yet by the organisation. SIMalliance members estimate that the total available global market for SIM cards also grew in 2016 by 2.8% to 5.45 billion units.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced that its cellular-IoT test solution was selected by China Telecom to help accelerate its Narrow-Band IoT (NB-IoT) chipset and module certification progress. Based on the E7515A UXM wireless test set, Keysight is the only all-in-one test platform vendor to support China Telecom’s NB-IoT RF conformance test and power consumption verification.
NEW YORK CITY (March 15, 2017) – WiredScore, the company behind the international standard for rating Internet connectivity in commercial buildings, officially released the Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments today. The comprehensive set of guidelines for designing buildings to meet the best-in-class standards for connectivity and telecommunications infrastructure, is the first and only manual of its kind.
Mobile World Congress 2017 was all about 5G and getting real. Although there is still much hype in the market, actual trials are underway and companies are getting realistic with what can be rolled out first and the progression of technologies needed to work their way into full 5G deployment. 5G connections are forecast to reach 1.1 B by 2025 according to a study made by GSMA, with wide deployment expected by 2020. The first 5G application being targeted seems to be fixed wireless access for certain locations.
ATLANTA, March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Numerex Corp (NASDAQ:NMRX), a leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced the release of nxCONNECT™, a wireless LTE backup service for businesses that depend on high speed internet service for their business connectivity. nxCONNECT ensures the continuity of service by using Numerex's cellular network service as a backup connection in the event of broadband network outages.
MINNETONKA, Minn., March 4, 2017 – Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, announced that on Monday, March 6 at approximately 12:20 p.m. C.T. its Digi XBee® 802.15.4 modules will be used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of a test program for wireless communications within satellites and payloads from the International Space Station (ISS).
NEW YORK; Feb. 24, 2017 – Accenture's Dynamic Digital Consumers Survey revealed that if a global digital giant such as Google or Amazon launched an offer comparable to their mobile operator, 44 percent of respondents would leave their provider, forming a gloomy outlook for Communications Service Providers (CSPs).
At MWC 2017 Giesecke & Devrient presents its comprehensive wearable solutions offering for banks, mobile operators and OEMs