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BICS extends NB-IoT to France in deal with SFR

Belgian communications enabler BICS is expanding its coverage of NB-IoT connectivity with French mobile operator SFR. This will bolster BICS’s ability to embed 2G, 3G, 4G, NB-IoT, LTE-M and [...]

U-Blox integrates cellular and GNSS in module

Swiss firm U-Blox has announced the Alex-R5 cellular module that integrates low power wide area (LPWA) connectivity and GNSS technology into a system-in-package (SiP) form factor. Comprising hardware components [...]

Somos joins IMC to extend IoT identity management

Somos, a provider of data and registry management for all numbers in North America including toll-free, local and wireless, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC). The IMC is [...]

Tata acquires majority stake in Oasis

Tata Communications has acquired majority equity stake of 58.1% in Oasis Smart SIM Europe SAS, a France-headquartered embedded-SIM (eSIM) technology provider. Oasis develops and provides technologies and personalised services [...]

Microsoft previews retail cloud platform

At this month’s virtual NRF show, Microsoft introduced a private preview of Microsoft Cloud for Retail. “If 2020 taught us anything, it was that no business is resilient to [...]

Ferrovial and Microsoft partner on 5G smart roads

Spanish transport company Ferrovial has created the AIVia connected corridors initiative to develop 5G smart roads. Participants include Microsoft, 3M and Kapsch TrafficCom. The project will look at monitoring, [...]

Making Workplaces Safer – IMC Online Conference

Keeping the workplace safe has never been so vital. The coronavirus pandemic has turned every workplace into a potential threat to public health. While some companies can continue to [...]

TCS Multi-Cloud Automation on Microsoft Azure

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched a curated version of its flagship cloud management and orchestration platform, TCS Cloud Exponence on Microsoft Azure. TCS Cloud Exponence is designed to [...]

Microsoft manager welcomes 5G to accelerate IoT

The advent of 5G will be an accelerator for the IoT, according to Tony Shakib, general manager at Microsoft Azure IoT, opening last week’s IMC IoT Infrastructure Partner Conference [...]

U-Blox scraps plans to acquire Telit

Swiss IoT firm U-Blox has pulled out of its plan to buy Telit after Telit terminated discussions. U-Blox announced back in November its intention to acquire Telit after speculation [...]

ElectrifAi publishes 58 ML models on AWS

New Jersey AI firm ElectrifAi has published 58 machine-learning (ML) models on Amazon Web Services (AWS) that help data scientists and developers prepare, build, train and deploy ML models [...]

Vodafone lets TrackTek track across borders

Chilean telematics company TrackTec is using Vodafone Business’ IoT services to reduce maintenance costs by 20%, improve operational efficiency, and enable better safety and security for customers.  TrackTec develops [...]