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Spotlight: Twilio teams with T-Mobile to launch Programmable Wireless

Twilio teamed with T-Mobile to launch Programmable Wireless, a SIM-based service that eanbles developers to build full-featured cellular services, reported TechCrunch.

Retail's Wi-Fi indoor analytics installations jumped 400% last year

Total Wi-Fi indoor analytics installations in retail were up almost 400 percent year over year in 2015, according to the latest stats from ABI.

More than 20B Wi-Fi chipsets will be shipped between 2016 and 2021, says ABI

As Wi-Fi-based products expand into new use scenarios, frequency bands, device types, and performance requirements, Wi-Fi chipset shipments will surpass 20 billion between 2016 and 2021, forecasts ABI Research.

Enterprises increasingly buying wireless gear directly from suppliers

There has been a fundamental shift in the business model for wireless equipment, with enterprises increasingly buying mobile infrastructure directly from suppliers, according to a new report from market research firm Mobile Experts.

Samsung makes deeper commitment to enterprise IoT with ARTIK Cloud platform

Enterprises and developers may be pleased to know Samsung took an even deeper dive into the Internet of Things with the release of its  ARTIK Cloud platform this week.

Enterprises increasingly doing their own in-building wireless provisioning

Not content to wait for wireless carriers to hook up their buildings, enterprises are increasingly provisioning their own buildings with wireless systems, according to Nick Marshall, research director at ABI Research.

Enterprises see IoT as a revenue booster, says Verizon study

The Internet of Things is "going mainstream," and expectations are high for consumers and businesses alike, according to new findings from Verizon.

SAP, Vodafone team on IoT platform and services for enterprises

German enterprise app giant SAP is teaming with U.K.-based mobile phone company Vodafone to launch an Internet of Things platform for enterprises.

BlackBerry's BES12 platform now available through Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers may now take advantage of BlackBerry's enterprise mobility solutions and services, according to a Wednesday announcement made by BlackBerry.

IoT forces carriers to look to SDN, NFV to handle data traffic, says Gartner

The move to the Internet of Things is forcing communication service providers to come with alternatives to the traditional telecom infrastructure, such as software-defined networking and network function virtualization, observed Martina Kurth, research director for Gartner.