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Sam Lucero | September 04, 2015
Unfortunately, while the Mobile IoT Initiative will continue to raise the profile for the LPWAN market as a whole, it’s likely to do little to resolve the fragmentation. First, the GSMA asserts there is a need for three LPWAN technologies owing to different use cases, and so it will encourage three current efforts already underway
Antonios Maroulis | September 03, 2015
This is not the first time that Google’s hardware is compatible with iOS. Google’s experiment with eye-wear, Google Glass, was also compatible with iPhones in addition to Android and offered very similar functionality. This is a big step for the smartwatch industry. To date, iPhone users’ choices of smartwatches were limited...

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In recent years, the demand and expectation for connectivity has expanded beyond consumer devices market, with companies and governments worldwide investing in technology to enable similar communication capabilities in their various assets, machines, and equipment. This trend has led to the rapid growth of the cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) market. Given the rising use of M2M in industries ranging from automotive to healthcare to utilities, this market presents a significant opportunity for companies that have a thorough understanding of its current dynamics and future outlook.
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  • September 04, 2015
    While rhetoric continues to focus on operators’ responsibilities, operators can claim a small win in the ongoing call drop debate with Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad assigning Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg to resolve issues with municipal authorities and Resident Welfare Associations closures of telecoms towers.
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    Pablo Tomasi, Pablo Tomasi | September 03, 2015
    MTN Irancell has unveiled five new projects/products in the presence of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology of Iran (MICT).
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  • Julian Watson | September 02, 2015
    The South African FTTP wholesaler Vumatel plans to cover some 100,000 homes by the end of 2016.
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  • Julian Watson | August 19, 2015
    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Iran fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Israeli fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile, pay TV and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Austria fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile, pay TV and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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  • Icon Senior Director, Consumer, Mobile and IT Electronics
    Francis Sideco is a Senior Director with the IHS research and analysis organization and is responsible for leading the IHS analyst teams covering wireless and wired/broadband communications as well as consumer electronics.
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    As senior director and head of the IHS mobile and telecoms team, Ian Fogg directs research, consulting, analysis, and forecasting of the mobile and telecoms market.
  • Icon Director, Operators & Mobile Media
    Jack Kent is a director in the IHS mobile team covering all forms of mobile content with a focus on mobile applications, games, music and social networks.

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