Alfa Telecom Now Supports eSIM on iPhone

Alfa Telecom Now Supports eSIM on iPhone By: Rami, Plus961   Alfa Telecommunications announced two days ago that their network now supports eSIM built into iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. For those who don’t know, an eSIM (or electronic SIM) serves the same purpose as that of a physical one, which is to store the data…

Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban

Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban The company filed the ‘Hongmeng’ trademark for use around the world. Huawei is making moves to sidestep the Trump administration’s de facto ban by trademarking its own operating system. The OS, which has reportedly been in the works for years, was named in trademark applications filed in Peru under…

PTC Forms Strategic Alliance with Vodafone Business

PTC Forms Strategic Alliance with Vodafone Business   Alliance Pairs PTC’s Rapid IoT and Augmented Reality Application Development, Expertise, and Ecosystem with Vodafone’s Global IoT Platform. PTC and Vodafone Business today announced from the LiveWorx® digital transformation event a strategic alliance that builds on an existing three-year relationship and will enable customers across multiple industry…

Review of LPWA deployments in the Middle East

Review of LPWA deployments in the Middle East An article by Karim Yaici, Senior Analyst, Research at Analysys Mason. “Operators in the Middle East should increase businesses’ awareness of LPWA services, develop simple solutions and nurture the developer ecosystem to support the adoption of such services.” IoT services providers in the Middle East have announced at…

Nymo Technologies and Ecoprosus India Sign Deal for Smart Cities Solutions

Nymo Technologies and Ecoprosus India Sign Deal for Smart Cities Solutions Ecoprosus and Nymo have come up with a first-of-its-kind and energy efficient smart poles that are equipped with edge computing cameras Ecoprosus India Pvt. Ltd, an intuitive technology-oriented company delivering efficiency and sustainability in smart cities domain, and Nymo Technologies, an artificial intelligence (AI)…

EU and ESA are part of €10 million grant for NanoAvionics…

EU and ESA are part of €10 million grant for NanoAvionics’ Global IoT nano-satellite constellation EU’S Horizon 2020 and ESA are part of €10 million grant for NanoAvionics’ global IoT constellation-as-a-service aimed at IoT/M2M communications providers. NanoAvionics, an international nano-satellite missions integrator, and the consortium partners KSAT (Kongsberg Satellite Services) and Antwerp Space have been awarded EUR…

Apple and Facebook Now Competing With Banks

Apple and Facebook Now Competing With Banks International ratings agency Weiss Ratings thinks tech giants like Apple and Facebook entering the crypto-space prove they are, in fact, becoming banks themselves and their ‘answer’ is nothing like Bitcoin – which competes with central banks. Facebook, Apple ‘Becoming Banks’s In a blog post June 5, developer and…

Kerlink, Tata Communications Partner to Promote LoRaWAN IoT Network

Kerlink, Tata Communications Partner to Promote LoRaWAN IoT Network Kerlink and TCTS will provide easily installed and managed networks that consist of the entire range of smart-city applications Kerlink, a global leader in solutions dedicated to Internet of Things (IoT), and Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS), a fully owned subsidiary of Tata Communications Limited, announced that they…

Samsung, the new Telefónica partner on Internet of Things

Samsung, the new Telefónica partner on Internet of Things The Spanish R&D division of Samsung Electronics Iberia and Telefónica I+D have formed a collaborative partnership to further research into new technologies and the development of use cases for the Internet of Things (IoT). Both companies seek to benefit from the integration of the TelefónicaThinking Things ecosystem with the advanced capabilities of…