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Survey: AR overtakes AI as most disruptive tech

Augmented reality (AR) has replaced artificial intelligence (AI) as the most disruptive emerging technology, according to a survey by GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s latest report, Emerging Technology Sentiment Analysis Q2 2021, reveals that 70 per cent of industry professionals surveyed stated that AR would disrupt their industry most out of a selection […]

July 26, 2021

TCL passes ETSI EN 303 645 global standard

TCL Electronics has received the TÜV Rheinland /Privacy By Design logo, which confirms its fulfilment to cybersecurity standard ETSI EN 303 645, the first globally applicable standard designed to encourage a security baseline for consumer IoT devices. Headquartered in Germany, TÜV Rheinland is an international third-party testing and certification organisation. TCL is the first batch […]

July 21, 2021

Ofcom Internet Futures new tech report

Ofcom has published the latest report from its Emerging Technology programme, which it says shines a light on the technological advances that could shape the Internet of the future. As the UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom says it is vital it are aware of the trends and changes affecting the sectors it regulates – both now […]

July 20, 2021By Colin Mann

Vodafone UK expands IoT coverage

Vodafone has doubled the number of sites in its Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network to meet increasing demand for Internet of Things (IoT) services. Vodafone NB-IoT coverage now reaches 98 per cent of the UK. NB-IoT is a low power, wide area network (LPWAN) technology, designed to enable efficient communication across wide geographical footprints, or deep […]

July 20, 2021

RDK, DTVKit announce mutual membership

DTVKit, a global shared source software company, has announced it is welcoming RDK Management, an open-source consortium that manages RDK’s software platform globally, as their latest member. Both companies have become key contributors in the industry providing accessible software and platforms used in broadband, video and IoT connected devices. DTVKit’s DVB Core is now officially […]

July 16, 2021

YahSat starts trading

Al Yah Satellite (YahSat) started trading on the Abu Dhabi stock exchange on July 14th. The company, backed by sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, confirmed that it expected its next satellite to launch in H2/2023. Ali Al Hashemi, the operator’s CEO, said: “The launch is [in] the second half of 2023 and by the second half […]

July 15, 2021By Chris Forrester

Gogo Commercial Aviation is now Intelsat

Intelsat has announced that Gogo Commercial Aviation, a business it acquired in December 2020, is dropping the Gogo name and is now called Intelsat. With its acquisition of Gogo’s Commercial Aviation division, Intelsat says it became the “world’s leading provider of inflight broadband connectivity to the commercial aviation industry”. The integration means that Intelsat now […]

July 14, 2021By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Downstream satellite worth $7.5bn by 2030

The value of DTH broadcasting is common knowledge, but there’s an enormous market elsewhere in the satellite industry. The ‘downstream’ segment is covered in a major report from Euroconsult. With the broadcast element,

July 13, 2021By Chris Forrester

Sierra Wireless appoints Brace as CEO

Sierra Wireless, a global IoT solutions provider, has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Phil Brace as its new President and CEO, effective July 26th. The current President and CEO, Kent Thexton, will stay on at Sierra Wireless until August 13th to complete the transition. “I am thrilled to welcome Phil to Sierra […]

July 12, 2021

OneWeb announces Innovation Challenge 2021 finalists

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, today announced the finalists in its open Innovation Challenge 2021 to create new innovations, products, and solutions for small satellite technology. More than 300 Innovators from 19 countries took part in the challenge, in association with the UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, […]

July 7, 2021