Connected cars and autonomous vehicles are coming; it's just a matter of when and how. The technology is essentially viable, and now it's up to U.S. lawmakers, government agency officials and industry executives to come to an agreement on making these rolling mobile devices street legal.
Machine-to-machine mobile data connections are forecast by Cisco to represent 26.4 percent of mobile-connected devices in 2020, up from 7.7 percent last year, and to generate 6.7 percent of total mobile traffic, up from 2.7 percent last year.
Comcast Business launched this week its new cloud-based WiFi Pro service that provides Wi-Fi network management features from a smartphone app.
New England Patriots fans could be excused for blaming the team's loss to Denver on Sunday to sabotage of the team's network, which rendered the Patriots' Surface tablets unusable for 20 minutes during a critical scoring drive by the Broncos.
Fueled in part by increasing enterprise use, in-building mobile data traffic is forecast by ABI Research to growth by more than 600 percent by 2020.
The Wi-Fi Alliance on Monday launched a low power, long range Wi-Fi HaLow solution specifically designed for Internet of Things devices.
AT&T saw tremendous growth in the number of connected devices added to its network in the third quarter of this year, bringing the total number of connected devices on its network to 25 million.
Google announced Tuesday its Project Fi wireless carrier has started supporting data-only devices.
Imagination Technologies – a well-known U.K.-based IP licensing company – turned to crowdfunding to gain support for its Internet of Things development kit, according to an article at TechCrunch.
Availability of spectrum for mobile broadband use will be a key to the expansion of the mobile workforce worldwide. To help with global allocation of broadband spectrum, delegates at the World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Geneva this month have agreed to allocate the 694-790 MHz frequency band to mobile broadband use globally.