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US regulator repeals net neutrality rules, threatening future of IoT

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to dismantle net neutrality, granting internet service providers (ISPs) the power to prioritise and hinder web traffic...

Nitto Denko’s plastic optical cable shines light on our digital future

Japanese material manufacturer Nitto Denko’s new plastic optical cable reminds us that, behind the scenes of the IoT lies an unassuming but essential world...

PureLiFi imagines bright future, where every light’s an internet access point

PureLiFi may have the answer to the wireless spectrum overcrowding challenge with its plans to use light to transmit data. Towns and cities are not...

Battery-free Bluetooth tech from Wiliot one step closer to transforming IoT

In its latest investment round, fabless semiconductor start-up Wiliot has secured funding from Qualcomm Ventures and M Ventures that will help bring its battery-free...

OneWeb aims to bridge digital divide with internet satellites

A new internet satellite constellation, from tech pioneer OneWeb, means that a future where even the remotest areas can access super-fast broadband may be...

Vodafone IoT Barometer: Large global IoT projects doubled last year

2017 could be a milestone year in terms of IoT adoption, as a surge in connected devices opens up new revenue streams for companies,...

TNS: In the IOT, an ATM does far more than dispense...

ATMs: There's more of them around these days, they're smarter than ever, and they're not just machines, but smart connected devices in the IOT,...

Ericsson, Qualcomm and MTN carry out first IoT Cat-M1 test in...

A trial of Cat-M1 technology in South Africa will pave the way for local telco MTN to capture new IoT-related revenue streams.  Ericsson, Qualcomm and...

Myriad launches Thingstream for IoT without the internet

Swiss mobile communications software company Myriad Group has announced the commercial availability of Thingstream, a device connectivity network built on USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service...

Vancouver-based IoT firm Helios raises $4 million to launch first satellite

Helios Wire, a connected technology company based in Vancouver, has raised $4 million in financing to continue developing its satellite-enabled IoT service. The company is...

Benton County, Tennessee, gets network to roll out smart meters

Benton County Electric System (BCES), which provides smart metering systems in Benton County, Northwest Tennessee, has solved its connectivity issues using technology from Inmarsat and...

Australian government’s CEFC invests AUS$10m on IoT network provider Thinxtra

The Australian government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is to invest AU$10m in IoT network builder Thinxtra in exchange for 15 percent equity. CEFC is...