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Can Consumer Revenues Sustain 5G Rollouts? Not Likely

The future of 5G lies in the enterprise. Use cases across different vertical markets, such as industrial automation, cloud gaming, private Long-Term Evolution (LTE), and smart transport systems, will become pervasive, unlocking new opportunities for Mobile Service Providers (MSPs) along the way.

However, this bright and lucrative future may be hampered by 5G’s past. That’s ...

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10 Innovative New Companies Reshaping Wireless Connectivity

When you think about the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Wireless Connectivity space, there are some time-tested and well-known companies that come to mind. However, a new crop of players is changing the landscape, pushing the boundaries of innovation in an effort to address critical challenges that the wireless industry is facing today.

These innovations are taking ...

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Utilities Are Getting More Connected — And More Vulnerable

For decades, the utility industry operated in an analog world. Energy and water grids were originally managed offline, and later in air-gapped and highly siloed systems.

This lack of digitization meant that there was no ability to communicate information from equipment-to-equipment, system-to-system, or plant-to-plant. However, it also meant that there was no information to intercept ...