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Huawei markets its 4G chips for IoT

Huawei has announced that it has begun selling its in-house developed 4G chips on the open market for IoT applications. The company is mulling selling 5G capable chips for IoT next year
Quectel achieves first 5G data call over 5G mmWave module
Chinese GNSS and cellular technology supplier Quectel Wireless Solutions has completed its first 5G data call over its 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) module that fully complies with 3GPP Release 15 5G NR standards. The company is claiming it as an industry first
Thundercomm launches commercial-ready 5G IoT products

IoT product provider Thundercomm has launched commercial-ready 5G products, including a system-on-module, an IoT 5G AI kit, and 5G solutions for location tracking and XR
ZTE claims first with 5G+VDSL2 hybrid gateway

Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE has launched a 5G+VDSL2 hybrid home gateway and is claiming an industry. The company is claiming gigabit speed broadband even in legacy copper cabled areas
USDA pilots IoT data and AI-driven farm

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) together with Microsoft and California based geographical modelling specialist Esri is piloting an IoT data and AI driven 7,000 acre farm in Maryland, in an effort to help farmers cut costs, increase yields and sustainably grow crops that are more resilient to climate change
Auto majors cooperate on vehicle blockchain
BMW, Ford, GM, Groupe Renault, Honda, and other major automakers are working with the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) to develop a proof of concept for a blockchain-based vehicle identity
NEC wins Indian twin smart city project
NEC has won the contract to be the smart city master system integrator for Kalyan Dombivli, twin cities in the Indian state of Maharashtra, neighbouring Mumbai. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2020, and NEC is also contracted to provide operation and maintenance of the systems for the following five years
SenRa, Bosch to deploy LoRaWAN solutions in India
Bosch is partnering SenRa, an Indian LPWAN provider for LoRa-based IoT applications. The two companies are planning to deploy LoRaWAN solutions across India in many IoT segments, including Smart Cities, Industrial IoT, Smart Buildings

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