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Internet of Things

Study: Brits believe new tech will offer better work-life balance

With over a third (36 per cent) of workers concerned about the impact of technological changes and what this will mean for them, Virgin Media O2 Business has published a study on the future of work.   The pandemic accelerated remote and hybrid work, mostly benefitting desk-based workers. Meanwhile, deskless workers like teachers, nurses and engineers […]

December 5, 2023

Italy creates private IoT constellation 

Italy has launched 9 small satellites (‘pico-sized’) which will provide global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. Apogeo Space says it is creating Italy’s first private satellite constellation to provide a telecommunication service for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and has released the firm’s first batch of nine smallsats. The fleet was launched on […]

December 1, 2023By Chris Forrester

TELUS, TerreStar, Skylo demo smartphone/satellite comms

TELUS and Canadian-based TerreStar Solutions (operating under the Strigo brand) have successfully used satellite connectivity to conduct voice calls, and in partnership with Skylo, send text messages between smartphones, and connect to Internet of Things (IoT) devices. “This groundbreaking trial demonstrates the power of satellite technology and advances TELUS’ mission to bring vital connectivity to […]

November 2, 2023

Starlink announces Direct-to-Device partners

SpaceX’s Starlink broadband-by-satellite service has established ‘’ for its Direct-to-Cell service promising “seamless access to text, voice, and data for LTE phones across the globe”. The new service will be available from 2024/2025 (depending on its service partners). Those initial reciprocal cellular partners are named as: T-Mobile, Canada’s Rogers; Australia’s Optus; New Zealand’s One NZ, […]

October 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

NOR Capital joins Bryan Garnier

Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading investment bank for European healthcare and technology-related companies has announced the acquisition of NOR Capital, a London-headquartered pan-European Corporate Finance advisory firm focused on the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sectors. NOR Capital’s entire team combines with Bryan Garnier’s London office, capitalising on a proven track record of advising […]

September 22, 2023

Survey: Evolving expectations to reshape the Internet

The Cisco Broadband Survey from the comms technologist finds that evolving consumer expectations will reshape the needs and economics of the Internet. People in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and South Africa) are rethinking what they rely on the Internet for, balancing classic demands for speed and reliability, with the intensifying needs of rising eco-consciousness, secure […]

July 17, 2023