NETGEAR's AirCard 785 4G LTE mobile hotspot has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Honoree in the Smart Home category. The device is the world’s first “unlocked” 4G LTE mobile hotspot with simultaneous dual-band WiFi coverage. For homes that have no or limited fixed broadband connection, the AirCard 785 can be and ideal solution, offering 4G broadband connection. Its unlocked state mean it is not automatically tied to a service provider's service plan.
Femtocell is not a technology many of us talk about neither do we hear about it often; however, the solution is slowly gaining popularity among the masses as an alternative to other in-home wireless technologies. In 2013 the global femtocell market was worth approximately US $304.8 Million; by 2020, this amount is expected to reach US $ 3.7 Billion, according to Allied Market Research.
More and more services are moving online, which before would come to us physically or we would go where it is. This increase in digital services has put a lot of pressure on broadband service providers to offer better internet speed to download and upload data. It does not matter where we live we want the same quality of service. The challenge some of these service providers face is it is not feasible possible to have the same quality service in every area they serve. This is where VDSL and LTE come in useful, both increasing internet speed for wired and wireless internet users.
Qualcomm, Oracle and Deutsche Telekom have joined their respective community of knowledge to develop a platform for the Internet of Everything (IoE). In a recent announcement Qualcomm said their Gobi QSC6370 chipset with support for Oracle Java ME Embedded 3.2 will be made available to Deutsche Telekom and application developers worldwide. Also the AllJoyn SDK (a Qualcomm development kit) will be extended to support the new Internet of Things pla
In partnership with AT&T, GM (General Motors) is on a mission to develop a new range of connected cars, that will feature 4G LTE technology, the first of which are schedule for 2014. The new range of connected cars and trucks will ship with the latest 4G LTE mobile broadband allowing access to the internet from vehicle at any time. The solution is to offer better connected services such as video streaming, faster application download, real-time updates, in-vehicle Wi-Fi hot spots and other infotainment options.
Aricent said they want to help OEMs to create a range of solutions for the next generation of cars and home appliances. The company was at this year’s Mobile World Congress to demonstrate their latest LTE powered connected car and connected home solutions and services. With it you can monitor a vehicle’s status and control connected devices at home.
Affinegy has made a strategic move to acquire the Sagemcom’s TR-069 ACS (Auto Configuration Servers) Solutions Business. According to Affinegy the acquisition has allowed it to expand its product range with Sagemcom’s TR-069 ACS Subscriber Manager and FrontLine, which are now part of Affinegy’s Portal Platform. They have also gained more customers in Europe, Asia, Central/South America Africa and Japan.
NetAmerica an Alliance of small telecom services providers has selected Ericsson’s 4G LTE (Long-term Evolution) Mobile Broadband Router as it choice device for providing 4G services. The solution was made possible through a technology partnership between both organization last year. The router will be marketed by NetAmerica as the Uniport Home Gateway. As a multi-access device Uniport facilitate Voice (VOIP), Data and multi-media services to households.
ng Connect has added ThinkFlood, the creator of the RedEye remote control to their member program. ThinkFlood's focus within the group will be to help members achieve an anywhere, any device control capability among devices as they did with RedEye. This is to help other CE manufacturers and software developing companies to create new wireless solutions that integrate smoothly.
Just two weeks after Vodafone and Alcatel-Lucent said they are looking for more areas to test their Femtocell solutions, O2 today said today they are switching on their 4G (or LTE – Long Term Evolution) network in London. The Telefónica subsidiary is the first to offer 4G wireless to the capital and is expecting over 1000 individuals to take part in the trial. This includes businesses, social bodies plus demonstrations will be offered at O2 stores.