Category: IoT


OnHub: sneakily does it, Google

The initial wave of excitement generated by Google’s OnHub device seems to be settling down. When it comes to consumer electronics, you have to hand it to Google and Apple – they really know how to generate buzz, don’t they?

Making your energy meter smart

According to DECC, by 2020 all homes and businesses will be upgraded to use ‘smart meters’ ensuring consumers are aware of their energy footprint, in turn, empowering them to become more aware of their energy consumption, perhaps to the dismay of the supplier.

Intel talks IoT and 5G at IDF 2015

US CPU giant Intel sought to position itself as a key player in the next telecoms eras by focusing on topics such as 5G and IoT at its big developer conference.

A tale of two gigabit cities

The modern metropolis needs to ensure it is a digital hub. Coventry, one of the UK’s only gigabit cities, has managed to remain a step ahead of the game since embarking on its first significant phase of regeneration a decade ago.

Revisited: What is this Internet of Things, thing?

It’s been a year! Yes, a whole year has passed since I wrote my first piece for Telcoms.com – I know what you’re thinking, “He hasn’t aged a day!” Yep, I know, I just put it down to good genes and large quantities of ‘red’.

AT&T sees 2m net customer growth in Q2 thanks to IoT

Following quarterly announcements from both T-Mobile and Verizon, AT&T has joined the party and revealed net additions on par with its two nearest competitors, largely fuelled by the growth of the connected cars market.

Apple Watch prompts boom in smartwatch shipments

Following Apple’s quarterly report earlier this week which pointed at Apple Watch as one of the reasons behind the firm’s ongoing revenue growth, analyst house Strategy Analytics (SA) has revealed its numbers for the growing smartwatch market.

How will SDN prepare operators for IoT and 5G?

In this podcast, Telecoms.com discusses the merits of SDN and NFV in the operator, and hypothesise how they’ll both enable IoT and 5G for operators in the years to come. Editorial director, Scott Bicheno, and Intelligence content manager, Tim Skinner, mull over how software defined networking has evolved over the past few years alongside its […]

Verizon, Qualcomm drive automated cars through IoT

Verizon and Qualcomm are among 15 partners launching Mcity at the University of Michigan this week, a controlled testing environment for connected and automated vehicles, reports Business Cloud News.

KT, Nokia make good on MoU, launch IoT lab

Korean telco KT, alongside Nokia Networks, has announced the launch of the country’s first dedicated lab for progressing the development of the internet of things, making good on its MoU pledge at MWC earlier this year.

Telefónica discusses its Thinking Things IoT platfom

You’d be forgiven for thinking the Internet of Things had to be great news for operators. They are, after all, in the business of connecting stuff, and once the perennially emergent IoT ecosystem has finally actually emerged, there’s going to be a ridiculous amount more stuff to connect.

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