Latest 4G publications

Are you prepared for the enterprise 2G/3G shutdown?
The looming 2G/3G shutdown represents an opportunity to deploy future-proof IoT solutions that prioritise network connectivity and security. By acting now, business leaders can enable a clear pathway to 5G in the coming years, says Donna Johnson, VP of product and solution marketing at Cradlepoint Mobile 2G/3G networks are going away. Some carriers’ shutoff dates... Read More

BT wants Huawei hardware far, far Huawei from critical infrastructure

Company no longer using Huawei equipment in existing 3G and 4G networks, removing hardware from “core” of 5G service BT has confirmed reports in the Financial Times that it is stripping Huawei equipment from existing EE 3G and 4G core mobile operations and future 5G core operations. Speaking to The Register, the UK telco dismissed… Read More

4G connectivity could take drones beyond operators’ line of sight

Qualcomm and AT&T have established a partnership to test mobile networks, aiming to prove that they are capable of supporting corporate drone systems. The two companies are attempting to convince regulators that UAVs should be considered as genuine delivery methods, beyond simple stunts and demonstrations. The two network experts hope to show that commercial 4G… Read More

LA’s smart LED street lights boost wireless connectivity

Los Angeles will become the world’s first city to introduce a smart street lighting system, featuring connected LEDs and fully-integrated 4G LTE wireless technology. In a collaboration between Dutch tech and wellbeing firm Philips and Swedish telco Ericsson, the SmartPole project aims to deliver LA citizens high quality public lighting which is energy efficient and… Read More

Smart cities will need to overcome archaic regulation

Manik Narayan Saha, CIO at SAP Asia Pacific & Japan, discusses three key topics raised by the growing Internet of Things (IoT) sector in a ‘hyper-connected’ Asia, and begins on the subject of the ‘smart city’… A smart city uses digital technologies or information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance quality and performance of urban… Read More