The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems in Dresden, Germany, is ready to shine the light on its communication modules that can wirelessly transfer data at a speed of up to 1 Gigabit per second over a distance of up to 10 meters.
There's little dispute that the Internet of Things represents huge growth and seemingly endless business opportunities, but understanding exactly where the revenue opportunities lie is another matter.
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk is looking at ways to make smaller, less-expensive satellites that can deliver Internet access across the globe, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.
The Wi-Fi industry has been talking about carriers using Wi-Fi to address network capacity issues for seven or eight years now, but now it's getting real, with Boingo Wireless disclosing that it's conducting a market trial with a top tier U.S. operator.
STOCKHOLM--On a snowy day in Stockholm during Ericsson's Business Innovation Forum conference, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg talked with FierceWireless Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek about the company's transformation from a hardware to a software company, its sudden exit from the modem business and why he thinks 5G will be a reality in 2020. The following is an excerpt of their conversation.
Strategy Analytics counts 25% of global households with Wi-Fi in 2014, but methods differ from iPass study
Earlier this week, iPass released research showing that France is the "country of Wi-Fi" with the most hotspots in total, followed by the U.S. and the UK. However, Strategy Analytics later came out with a report showing the Netherlands as the No. 1 ranked region based on total household Wi-Fi penetration, with France ranking No. 7. Can they both be right?
Momentum for Wi-Fi calling among wireless operators continues to build, and it's making players in the Wi-Fi market more bullish than ever.
The global service provider software-defined networking and network functions virtualization market is projected to reach $11 billion in 2018, according to Infonetics Research.
Volvo is planning to unleash 100 autonomous driven cars on the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2017. Called "Drive Me," the program will distribute 100 cars to specially selected drivers, who will then provide commentary and diagnostic information that will help the company's development of autonomous vehicles.
Given Huawei's stated desire to be perceived as a European company, it's not a big surprise to hear the company is investing heavily in a 5G test bed at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England.
There's a contingent of engineers who really want to see software defined networking succeed for operators, and they're doing their part to make that happen by offering up the SDN Open Network Operating System.
Here's your pop quiz for the day: Which country has the most hotspots? If you guessed France, you'd be right, according to new research released by iPass, which bills itself as the world's largest Wi-Fi network. France is the "country of Wi-Fi," with the most hotspots, followed by the United States and the UK. By 2018, however, that's going to change, and the U.S. will hold the top spot, followed by China and France.
By 2019, there will be more than 2 billion active users of "embedded" communications worldwide, spanning consumer, enterprise and Internet of Things applications, according to Disruptive Analysis.
Nokia has undergone a lot of changes over the past several years, but there is one thing that hasn't changed. The company can still tie its roots back to the original Finnish company that manufactured not phones but paper, tires and rubber boots.
Huawei's deployment of a Wi-Fi network for the Washington Redskins at FedExField in Landover, Md., is just one of several stadium projects for the infrastructure vendor.
Some Cricket customers were unable to send or receive encrypted email for months, according to The Washington Post, citing security researchers.
SK Telecom, along with vendor partner Ericsson, developed Smart Wake-up, a technology that dynamically wakes up small cells when traffic enters the cell.
Halloween is upon us and it's time to take a look at the biggest nightmares to face the world of wireless and wireline telecom. Phil Goldstein, editor of FierceWireless, takes a look at various scary scenarios that are keeping wireless industry executives awake at night, while Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, examines the challenging issues and scenarios that the wireline industry is facing.
Support for HotSpot 2.0 Release 2 is gathering momentum as more vendors and service providers are expected to roll out the technology.