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Wideband LTE’s Time is Now as Carrier Aggregation Waits in the Wings

July 31, 2014 3:36 pm | by Ben Munson | Articles | Comments

Carrier aggregation is only one component of the emerging LTE-Advanced feature set but it’s received the most attention so far. Maybe that’s because it’s more fun to say than Relay Nodes but more likely it’s because of the phone-melting downlink speeds it’s capable of producing. South Korea’s SK Telecom earlier this year successfully stitched together three LTE bands (one 20 MHz and two 10 MHz) and was able to support speeds up to 300 Mbps.

Elastic Cell Tech One More Brick in Road to 5G

July 30, 2014 3:24 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Elastic Cell, also called Flexible Cell, could mean more seamless data transmission by...

SK Telecom to Show Off 450 Mbps LTE-Advanced at MWC

January 20, 2014 9:49 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

SK Telecom said it has successfully developed 3 Band LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation technology...

Report: LTE-Advanced iPhone Coming to SK Telecom

July 2, 2013 10:28 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Hot on the heels of Samsung, Apple is planning to release an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) iPhone on SK...

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Qualcomm Enables Galaxy S4 with LTE-A Capabilities

June 27, 2013 10:47 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Qualcomm Incorporated on Wednesdauy announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, is providing the technology for a Samsung Galaxy S4 with LTE-Advanced capabilities. According to a press release, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A will be...

Machines, Consumers Find Harmony in Wireless

January 31, 2009 5:51 pm | by Evan Koblentz | Articles | Comments

Few people outside of the cellular industry are familiar with the three-letter acronym M2M as shorthand for machine-to-machine communications. But those in the know, when asked to characterize the focus of M2M applications, usually respond with just one word: industrial.

Wavecom Revamps M2M Development Suite

January 20, 2009 8:04 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Wavecom today announced its new M2M Studio software, based on products from the acquisition of Anywhere Technologies a year ago.


M2M Starts ’09 With New Company

January 6, 2009 7:56 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

The first news of 2009 for the machine-to-machine (M2M) space includes a new company, a new chief executive and a new 3G embedded modem.

Numerex Returns to Black in Q3

November 6, 2008 8:24 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Numerex, a machine-to-machine operator, returned to profitability by making $77,000 for the third quarter of 2008

Numerex Scoops Up Ublip

October 10, 2008 7:54 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Numerex, a provider of networking and consulting services, said it’s acquiring Ublip, which makes software and services.

M2M Looks to New Associations

October 9, 2008 7:54 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

New and overlapping industry groups are emerging to help promote and simplify the nascent machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless communications industry.

Gemalto Deepens M2M Interests With Wavecom Buy

October 6, 2008 8:07 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Gemalto, known for its SIM cards, intends to acquire Wavecom for roughly $136 million.


Kore Partners with Overseas M2M Operators

September 24, 2008 8:04 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Several operators in the machine-to-machine (M2M) space, located in multiple continents, are partnering to give customers access to virtual global network.

Aeris Gets Monitoring, Fleet Management

September 12, 2008 7:59 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Aeris Communications announced new customers for its machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless network.

Aeris M2M Gets Alarmed

September 9, 2008 7:39 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Aeris Communications announced this week that its network will be part of RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co.’s alarm detection and notification systems.

M2M Module Maker Opens Offices in Brazil

August 6, 2008 8:06 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Telit Wireless Solutions is opening offices in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and appointing six individuals to head up its M2M operations and sales force there.

News Briefs for June 19, 2008

June 19, 2008 8:32 am | News | Comments

Companies in today’s briefs include: UTStarcom, Sri Lanka Telecom Public, KORE Telematics, Navman Wireless North America, Polaris Wireless, Union Telephone, Cellular One of N.E. Arizona, SimmetryPCS, Syniverse Technologies, Méditel, GCT Semiconductor, Green Packet, Packet One Networks, Glu Mobile, SEGA Europe


Report: U.K. Lacks Killer App for Wireless Machine Comms

June 18, 2008 8:18 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Wireless sensor networks, often considered a subset of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) networks, are becoming more widespread.

Ex-Siemens Group Aims to Conquer M2M Galaxy

June 2, 2008 8:19 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Siemens Wireless Modules, after being sold to a group of private investors led by Granville Baird this spring, is now being renamed Cinterion Wireless Modules.

M2M Hurdles

June 1, 2008 10:35 pm | by Evan Koblentz | Articles | Comments

M2M communications, for everyone from automotive designers to general contractors, brings the promise of a future in which machine maintenance will rarely if ever require a human presence.

Managing Modules

May 2, 2008 4:47 pm | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

There are millions of machines around the world that communicate with cellular networks.

Kore Puts Network Management in M2M Reach

May 1, 2008 8:16 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Kore Telematics unveiled the latest version of its PRISM Web-based service platform, which allows for real-time management of CDMA and GSM wireless network services. The online portal also includes network coverage capabilities so that users can determine the optimal network service to use for any given M2M application.

News Briefs for April 28, 2008

April 28, 2008 8:03 am | News | Comments

Companies in today’s briefs include: Microsoft, Mobile Commerce, AAC Acoustic Technologies, Nokia, Motorola, Sagem Communication, QuickLogic, Bitwave Semiconductor

Red Bend Gets VC, Looks to M2M

April 24, 2008 8:06 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Red Bend Software announced its fifth round of venture funding, this time for $10 million, bring the company’s total to $34 million.

ZigBee Suite for M2M Applications

April 14, 2008 8:42 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Texas Instruments introduced the first product from its new Z-Accel family of 2.4 GHz ZigBee network processors

For Carriers, M2M is an Opportunity and a Risk

April 8, 2008 8:10 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

The combined 2007 U.S. market for cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and service provider connections reached $1 billion in revenue and about 11 million units sold, according to The Yankee Group.

Wirelessly Speaking, the Machine’s the Thing

April 3, 2008 8:18 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

WaveCom firmly believes machine-to-machine communications is the wireless industry’s Next Big Thing, COO Anders Franzen said at the CTIA Wireless show here.

Investment House, T-Mobile Acquire Siemens M2M Unit

March 5, 2008 6:47 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Siemens will sell its wireless modules business to private investment firm Granville Baird, with a small investment from T-Mobile Venture Fund, the companies announced today.

Wavecom Buys M2M Partner

February 1, 2008 6:58 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Wavecom has signed a definitive agreement to buy Anyware Technologies, a machine-to-machine (M2M) client-server software company based in Toulouse, France.

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