On 19th May 2011, Toshiba announced that it has agreed to buy Swiss electronic metering company, Landis+Gyr (L+G) for $2.3 billion in cash and assumed debt to bolster its smart grid operations. The sale looks to be completed over the next few months subjected to regulatory approvals. This purchase, Toshiba’s largest ...
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The femto and small cell vendor Ubiquisys has announced that they are partnering with chip giant Intel to develop the concept of an ‘Edge Cloud’. The Edge Cloud refers to a layer of extremely powerful Atom-based 3G/LTE small cell platforms that can process and even store high-end bulky content at the edge of the ...
Despite my usually cautious nature, I started to get excited about NFC again at the start of this year. Given all the excitement and strong pronouncements being put forward by a wide range of tier 1 companies it was difficult not to. However, as we near the halfway point in the year I find myself ...
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has just made it official. At the end of 2010, China's 3G notched up 5.5% penetration. That may seem pretty puny but when you take the population of China into consideration, that equates to 47 million 3G users. That is a good sized medium ...
As we've been expecting,Verizon Wirelesswillbegin phasing out'unlimited' mobile data plans this summer,paving the way for the eventual shiftto multi-device data sharing plans, according toa top executive quoted in aReuters story.
The idea: instead of payinga flat fee per device for mobile data (roughly $30 per month), you would pay for a ...
4G services are just around the corner. A number of operators are doing trials. Some are moving towards commercial launches. “Many” are thinking how do we make LTE profitable?
Arris recently announced that it had started shipping its Arris Whole Home Gateway solution to Shaw in Canada (starting in Calgary). This solution includes a Gateway with Six HD tuners, a DOCSIS 3.0 modem, Ethernet Port, 500 GB Hard Drive, MoCA 1.1+ networking and DLNA. It uses Digeo’s Moxi interface which Arris acquired ...
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