Research sees development of switch ahead of 6G networks

Researchers from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) have contributed to the development of a cutting-edge switch, crucial in telecommunications, capable of functioning at exceptionally high frequencies while consuming less power than conventional technologies. This innovation holds promise for 6G mass…

Soracom’s collaboration with Skylo now rolling out

Soracom has announced that its collaboration with Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) service operator Skylo has transitioned from Private Beta to a global initial service rollout for select Soracom customers. Speaking at the keynote session of Soracom Discovery 2024, Soracom CTO and…

FCC approves making Wi-Fi hotspots eligible for digitally deprived schools

Following reports that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) looked to close a digital gap by proposing Wi-Fi hotspots and wireless internet services should be eligible for E-Rate funding, it has now voted to extend its E-Rate programme to encompass Wi-Fi…

UK leading in fibre deployment but behind in coverage, MedUX shows

MedUX recently published its 2024 benchmark report on fixed broadband performance across the UK. This report reveals that BT not only excels in fixed broadband network responsiveness but also offers the best overall Quality of Experience (QoE) in the country,…

5G driving growth as IoT connectivity market reached $15b in 2023

According to IoT Analytics, the global cellular IoT connectivity market reached a significant milestone, with mobile operators worldwide earning a combined $15 billion from 3.6 billion cellular IoT connections in 2023. This 23% year-on-year growth rate surpassed that of IoT…

TUGE Technologies showcased vSIM at MWC 2024

At the recent Mobile World Congress (MWC 2024), TUGE Technologies, a firm in Cloud-based communication and Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT), showcased its innovative vSIM technology. The company presented a range of 5G vSIM-enabled mobile broadband devices, including MiFi, CPE,…

IoT antenna trends show designs are becoming more compact

An IoT antenna is a crucial component that allows IoT devices to communicate wirelessly by transmitting radio waves. As applications are increasingly turning to wireless connectivity, antenna design is critical in determining whether the device will operate properly or not.…

WBA successfully completes field trials using Wi-Fi HaLow

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the global organisation dedicated to advancing Wi-Fi standards and services, has announced the successful completion of phase two field trials of IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow. This technology promises reliable, long-range, low-power connectivity, making it an…

Vodafone using Keysight’s solution for 5G network

Keysight Technologies has revealed that Vodafone, a global telecommunications service provider with over 330 million customers, is using Keysight’s 5G Network Visibility Solutions to ensure that subscribers enjoy a reliable and high-quality mobile broadband experience during the 5G transition. According…

Rise of Cat 1 bis has buoyed cellular market, says ABI Research

Inventory stacking, a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, spurred growth in the cellular module market in 2021 and continued into 2022, recent findings from ABI Research show. However, by 2023, this had reversed, resulting in a shipment decline of over…