Proximus to roll out low-power IoT network in Belgium and Luxembourg

Belgium’s Proximus is the latest European operator to back LoRa (Long Range, Low Power) technology for an Internet of Things (IoT) network. It will be the first operator in Belgium to start deploying a wireless network based on LoRa  technology …

The post Proximus to roll out low-power IoT network in Belgium and Luxembourg appeared first on Mobile World Live.

KPN, Orange, Swisscom invest in IoT firm Actility

French firm Actility, a specialist in low-power wireless networks for the Internet of Things (IoT), secured a $25 million funding round which included three European operators and Foxconn. The round was led by Ginko Ventures and numbered operators KPN, which …

The post KPN, Orange, Swisscom invest in IoT firm Actility appeared first on Mobile World Live.

IBM: The Internet of Things needs to reboot to scale for future

LIVE FROM COMMUNICASIA, SINGAPORE: A new approach is required for the Internet of Things (IoT) to be secure and scalable enough to handle the hundreds of billions of devices that will be connected over the next decade, claimed Rob van …

The post IBM: The Internet of Things needs to reboot to scale for future appeared first on Mobile World Live.

CES Asia keynote: Accenture and IBM see IoT move beyond hype

LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: The Internet of Things (IoT) has moved into the accelerated development stage, with more and more adjacent industries – like insurance and healthcare – jumping on board to improve efficiency and trim operating costs. These were the …

The post CES Asia keynote: Accenture and IBM see IoT move beyond hype appeared first on Mobile World Live.

Bridge Alliance, Ericsson partner on Internet of Things

Bridge Alliance, composed of 36 mobile operators from Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, is deploying an Ericsson platform that means OEMs, enterprises or service providers can deploy their Internet of Things (IoT) solutions across multiple countries. The Swedish vendor will …

The post Bridge Alliance, Ericsson partner on Internet of Things appeared first on Mobile World Live.

MediaTek aims to cooperate with Xiaomi on IoT

Taiwan’s MediaTek is seeking to cooperate with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi to develop and promote Internet of Things (IoT) products using its chips. The Taiwanese silicon vendor’s CEO, Hsieh Ching-jiang, said the company has added employees to work on Xiaomi …

The post MediaTek aims to cooperate with Xiaomi on IoT appeared first on Mobile World Live.

CES 2015 delivers a whirlwind of IoT devices

At CES 2015 there has been a small whirlwind of activity and announcements about the mobile-powered technology. In the main, it’s been about wearables and the smart watch so far, but there’s also been some weird and wonderful conceptions giving us a glimpse of what might become reality in 2015.

Chunghwa pushes IoT cooperation with mainland

Taiwan’s largest mobile operator Chunghwa Telecom has recommended that Taiwan and the mainland cooperate to develop a global standard for the Internet of Things (IoT) market, which is still in its infancy. Chung Fu-kuei, president of Chunghwa’s data communications business, …

The post Chunghwa pushes IoT cooperation with mainland appeared first on Mobile World Live.

Intel introduces IoT platform; operators clamber on bandwagon

Intel has launched its Internet of Things (IoT) platform, a reference model designed to unify and simplify connectivity and security for IoT. It has also introduced integrated hardware and software products based on the new platform and is partnering with firms …

The post Intel introduces IoT platform; operators clamber on bandwagon appeared first on Mobile World Live.