Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT launches 5G service; Amsterdam Internet Exchange upgrades with Pluribus; Ericsson helps fight diabetes in the UAE.
Industrial IoT is often cited as a demand driver for 5G, but, asks William Webb, will many companies actually need 5G to meet their needs?
Early NB-IoT services from T-Mobile, and more action from AT&T and Verizon as narrowband IoT starts its initial growth in the US.
Sensoneo is deploying its trash management system in parts of the US with T-Mobile's NB-IoT.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SWAN, ZTE claim 5G first in Slovakia; Sparkle moves African hub; France Telecom suicides trial reaches conclusion.
AT&T inks a European LTE-M roaming deal for IoT with KPN, Orange & Swisscom.
Hey, did Sprint just become the first US carrier to offer true mobile 5G?
Shay Phillips encourages her peers to identify a career sponsor, an advocate who provides workplace advice and challenges colleagues.
Verizon finally gets on the nationwide NB-IoT trail.
Ahead of its 5G launch, Sprint's Mishka Dehghan discussed the carrier's Curiosity IoT platform and highlights smart city applications that will take advantage of 5G's technical capabilities.
Tesla's Elon Musk made some aggressive promises around autonomous driving during the company's 'Autonomy Day' event. Conspicuously absent though was any mention of 5G.
VMware Pulse IoT Center provides edge infrastructure and lifecycle management, and partners can get in on the action later this year.
Sigfox technology is due to arrive in the Canadian market, and the boss of the local business is confident that low prices and small share of the market will translate into big profits.
AT&T Business Chief Product Officer Roman Pacewicz describes how edge computing, 5G and network virtualization are required for next-generation applications that can deliver new business opportunities for the operator.
On the show floor at Mobile World Congress 2019, Emmanuel Routier from Orange Business Services talks about the key verticals for IoT application developments.
Vodafone's chief engineer slams proposals in several countries to reserve spectrum for industrial use.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor runs 5G trials in Denmark with Nokia; Deutsche Telekom cozies up to SK Telecom; Orange joins ULE Alliance; Tele2 lands M2M gig with energy firm.
5G will also represent about 3.4% of global connections by 2022 as 4G continues to dominate but begins to taper off as 5G activity picks up.
As the IoT market shifts further from proofs of concept to real deployments, Ovum's IoT expert Alexandra Rehak talks about the key IoT trends, such as new business models and data management, that she'll be discussing in Barcelona.
VMware is looking to AetherPal to help telcos and enterprises manage proliferating end-devices, including PCs, mobile and ruggedized equipment in warehouses, manufacturing facilities, retail and other locations.