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China exploring wireless mega-merger to lead the US in 5G

China is reportedly exploring a mega-merger between two of its three wireless carriers – China United Network Communications Group (China Unicom) and China Telecommunications...

Vodafone Australia announces $11bn merger with TPG

NEWSBYTE Vodafone's Australian operation is to become the majority stakeholder in a new telecommunications giant, TPG Telecom Limited. The A$15 billion ($11 billion) merger with...

5G: Verizon partners with Apple, Google as commercial stakes rise

5G is emerging as a key commercial battleground as the emphasis shifts from experimental deployments to hard commercial realities, suggest recent announcements in the...

UK government announces new full-fibre & 5G comms strategy

Internet of Business says The UK government has announced plans to make full-fibre broadband mandatory for all new-build homes, along with a new commitment to...

Airbus Zephyr: Solar-powered ‘pseudo-satellite’ takes flight

Aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled a solar-powered solution for stratospheric satellite-like services. The Zephyr High Altitude Psuedo-Satellite (HAPS) was shown off for the first time...

Goonhilly Gateway: Why Cornwall sees its future in space communications

Chris Middleton reports on how Cornwall is moving from Poldark to the darkness of space, via a rejected 1960s installation that a private company...

Sprint, T-Mobile plan to merge in $26bn deal | Analysis

UPDATED US wireless companies Sprint and T-Mobile have announced that they are to merge in an all-stock deal which values the combined company at...

Mind-reader: MIT’s AlterEgo wearable knows what you’re going to say

A wearable being developed at MIT's Media Lab knows what its wearer is going to say before any sound is made. The AlterEgo device uses...

Adax: Telcos need effective packet core for IoT

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Robin Kent, director of European operations at telco software company Adax, discusses how mobile network operators...

Nano-satellites launch a success for Sky and Space Global

Satellite company Sky and Space Global has successfully launched three nano-satellites that it confidently predicts will revolutionize the communications sector and help power the...

Disney Research showcases how ambient radio waves could power IoT devices

Disney Research's Wireless Systems group demonstrates IoT technology powered by radio waves. Radio waves are used by many IoT devices to connect to the wider...

Worldwide IoT cellular connections to reach 2.4 billion by 2025

The number of IoT cellular connections is set to grow to around 2.4 billion by 2025, according to a report by Strategy Analytics. The analysts...
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