FIXED WIRELESS BROADBAND INDUSTRY PROJECTED TO NEARLY DOUBLE IN FIVE YEARS;
Carmel, CA – A new report by analyst firm The Carmel Group forecasts robust growth for the U.S. fixed wireless broadband industry, with the nationwide number of subscribers projected to nearly double from more than 4 million at the end of 2016 to 8 million by 2021. Core industry revenues are expected to nearly double from $2.3 billion to more than $5.2 billion.
The report also says the economics of fixed wireless
Interop Technologies™ Enables First MVNO in US to Deploy UP 1.0 Rich Communications Services (RCS)
Interop Technologies™, a global provider of advanced communication networks and cloud-based managed services, has been selected by EcoMobile™, a nationwide Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), to deploy its virtualized Rich Communications Services (RCS)solution to their subscribers. This early adoption will make EcoMobile the first MVNO in the U.S. to launch UP 1.0 RCS.
MultiTech Unveils 3GPP LTE Category M1 and NB-IoT Cellular Modems and Devices
Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT communication devices, today announced the availability of their first cellular modems and devices based on LTE Category M1 and NB-IoT technologies, the 3GPP mobile broadband industry's first foray into low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks being deployed now by a number of mobile network operators. The networks operate in licensed spectrum and address the requirements of Internet of Things applications,
Transition Networks Launches Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Media Converters with Small Form-Factor Pluggable Optics
Transition Networks, Inc., a leading provider of innovative, high-value, data network integration solutions, today announced its new family of 10/100/1000 Ethernet small form-factor pluggable (SFP)-based enterprise-class media converters (SGPAT1040-x05) with Power-over-Ethernet Plus (PoE+). These products are new additions to the recently announced multi-port Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ family of media converters.
U-blox and Bluvision Demonstrate New Modules on T-Mobile USA's Narrowband IoT Network
u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, will feature a live Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT or LTE Cat NB1) demo at MWC Americas in San Francisco, featuring SARA-R410M-02B, a configurable LTE Cat M1/NB1 multi-mode module with worldwide coverage. NB-IoT is a highly efficient type of spectrum and the globally preferred standard due to benefits like cost savings, extended battery life and the ability to support a large number of connected devices.
The economics of the Internet of Things are increasingly compelling, with B2B reaping the lion's share, according to new Verizon report
The Internet of Things ("IoT") is at the core of digital transformation in 2017, with 73 percent of executives either researching or currently deploying IoT. Manufacturing, transportation and utilities make up the largest percent of investments, while insurance and consumers represent the fastest areas of spending growth. With 8.4 billion connected "things" in use in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and network technology, cost reductions and regulatory pressures driving adoption,
Vuzix to Participate in Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco with its VIP Partner CyberTimez
Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the company will participate in the Mobile World Congress Americas event to be held September 12-14, 2017 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.
Comcast Promises to Protect Customers’ Privacy
Comcast, a leader in the wireless market has made it clear that it will continue to protect customers’ privacy policies under any circumstances. The Congress recently voted to repeal broadband privacy policies, which makes customers’ data vulnerable to security threats. The company has approved of the newly-imposed regulations, but said it is committed to keep customers’ information private. Under the new rules, internet services providers will no longer need customers’ consent to obtain their addresses, phone numbers, browsing history, social media posts and more.