News of Note—Vodafone’s IoT Barometer; Nokia study on operator 5G revenue expectations and more

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Vodafone’s latest IoT Barometer finds that more than a third of businesses now use IoT. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Vodafone’s latest IoT Barometer finds that more than a third of businesses now use IoT, that 70% of these adopters have moved beyond pilot stage and 95% of adopters are seeing the benefits of investment in this technology as it moves into the mainstream. Release

> A Nokia study found that two-thirds of operators expect next-generation 5G networks to create new revenue streams, while more than 70% are focused on using the technology to improve existing consumer services. Mobile World Live article

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> Qualcomm Technologies announced the Qualcomm Mesh Networking Development Kit to give manufacturers the ability to create mesh Wi-Fi systems with Alexa built-in, bringing the convenience of voice control to connected devices throughout the home. Release

> Netscout Systems announced support for the entire 5G life cycle including planning, rollout and optimization with the availability of its InfiniStreamNG Smart Data platform. Release

> Siklu announced a new 360-degree coverage mesh node as part of its MultiHaul series, the MultiHaul N360. Release

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