Thingstream launches IoT Starter Kit to simplify global IoT connectivity without the need for the internet

IIoT connectivity provider Thingstream has launched its own IoT Starter Kit, enabling device manufacturers to rapidly develop globally connected devices and accelerate IoT projects. Leveraging GSM connectivity without reliance on cellular data or SMS, the Thingstream Starter Kit will allow a device to connect to almost any GSM network, worldwide; and communicate with applications via MQTT messaging. The Starter Kit is comprised of both hardware and software, including: The Thingstream IoT Module, boasting GSM/GPS connectivity out of the box, ARM® Cortex®-M0+ core, 128/256 KB program flash memory, 32 KB SRAM,…

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ASPIDER-NGI IoT eConnect: “Getting your devices connected globally with Simplicity, Reliability and Control”

The Netherlands, Oct 4, 2017: ASPIDER-NGI, provider of independent mobile solutions for managing IoT connectivity, today announced availability of IoT eConnect: an integrated IoT solution that provides instant global access to connectivity without the contractual and technical lock-ins. “We have taken a new approach to disrupt the connectivity market,” says Jan Mooijman, CEO ASPIDER-NGI. “Companies face huge barriers in getting the IoT connectivity they need: 2 year lock-ins, unchangeable price plans, minimum monthly fees, termination penalties… the industry is still following the traditional lock-in of voice oriented sales models.” Jan…

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High speed internet is becoming the fourth utility, but de-skilling is critical if U.S. targets to be reached with minimum disruption, says Emtelle

Louisville, KY. 03 October 2017: De-skilling of installation staff throughout the US is absolutely critical if targets for mass deployment of optical fiber are to be achieved without unacceptable disruption in towns and cities as street-works are carried out. This was the warning given on today’s opening day of ICUEE in Louisville, Kentucky by Emtelle, a leading provider of blown fiber and ducted network solutions for the telecoms industry. “The continuous proliferation in new uses in our Internet Everywhere – Mobile Everything world is putting an ever-increasing strain on our…

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HUBER+SUHNER set to debut superior radar antenna solution at European Microwave Week 2017

New automotive solution will be showcased alongside portfolio of industry-leading RF technology Herisau, 3 October 2017: Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, will unveil its new injection molded 3D structure radar antenna at European Microwave Week (EUMW) 2017, taking place in Nuremburg, October 8-13. Superior to standard PCB antennas, the new solution will have a higher bandwidth of up to 15% compared to PCB technology. It provides beam forming and beam steering over the whole bandwidth, with less losses and more gain in…

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Cambium Networks signs up Ingram Micro as key distributor for wireless connectivity solutions

Agreement will see Ingram Micro expand into the IIoT space and continue Cambium Networks’ expansion across Europe Zagreb, Croatia, September 28, 2017 – Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless broadband networking solutions, today announced it has executed an agreement with Ingram Micro as a new distributor. Under the agreement, Croatia-based Ingram Micro will distribute the full range of Cambium Networks’ products throughout Southeast Europe; including Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Romania, Albania, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Macedonia. Ingram Micro’s primary customer base includes service providers and system integrators. Ingram…

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CEOs and CTOs from across Europe head for Lisbon for Connected Europe next month

London, UK, 20 September 2017 – Leading industry figures from across the European telecommunications industry are Lisbon-bound next month for the inaugural Connected Europe conference and exhibition. Themed “High Speed Connectivity for Europe’s Future”, the event will look at how the region is going to meet EU priorities in an environment further complicated by IoT, 5G, smart cities and big data. Among those taking part are Paulo Neves, Chairman of PT Portugal, Enrique Blanco Nadales, Global CTO of Telefónica S.A, Allison Kirkby, CEO of Tele2, and Hans Witdouck, CEO of…

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Cambium Networks targets France and Morocco with ‘Connecting the Unconnected’ Strategy

New Regional Sales Director Fabien Garcia will lead expansion of the initiative Paris, FRANCE, 4 September 2017 – Cambium Networks, the leading provider of wireless broadband networking solutions, today announced it has appointed a new Regional Sales Director for France and Morocco as it looks to further expand its Connecting the Unconnected strategy. Fabien Garcia brings more than 15 years of experience in the wireless, telephony, and security industries to Cambium Networks, as well as expertise in partner development and management. He will use these skills as Cambium Networks looks…

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase new solutions at DSEI 2017

New GPS-over-Fiber applications and SENCITY Shield among technologies on show Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, will showcase its innovative solutions with military applications at DSEI 2017 – the world leading Defence and Security Event. Among these technologies will be HUBER+SUHNER’s Direct GPS-over-Fiber solution, which perfectly addresses the power supply challenges within a GPS system by making use of newly developed Power-over-Fiber technology. This new technology not only enables system improvements by eliminating all copper within the link, but also reduces the amount…

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Vodafone Joins prpl Foundation to Spur Open-Source Innovation in the Digital Home and Smart Gateways

Enrique Marti del Olmo, Vodafone Group’s Head of Fixed Devices, Connectivity & Security, appointed to the prpl Board of Directors SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – August 7, 2017 – The prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven consortium with a focus on enabling the security and interoperability of embedded devices for the smart society of the future, today announced Vodafone Group has joined the Foundation. As a leading multi-national telecommunications provider and Europe’s fastest-growing fixed broadband provider, Vodafone joins prpl with the intent to accelerate the harmonization of software platforms for in-home devices…

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The London disconnect: connectivity woes hindering SME productivity

David takes on Goliath with UK’s fastest growing independent connectivity provider, M24Seven, launching in the capital London, 21st July 2017 – M24Seven, the UK’s fastest-growing connectivity provider, run by former Sage MD Lee Perkins, is set to take on BT to level the playing field for digitally disadvantaged SMEs in the UK capital – with world-class connectivity. Nearly a third of London SMEs estimate they could have lost more than £10,000 per year due to connectivity issues, according to M24Seven’s latest research – a huge blow to the local and…

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