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News Article | May 24, 2017
Site: www.prnewswire.com

The Wireless Home Phone T2000 utilizes VoLTE technology and the consumer's existing telephony handsets to connect to Verizon's 4G LTE network. The Wireless Home Phone T200 provides a range of high-quality services, including wireless voice, compatibility with Group 3 fax machines, call waiting, call forwarding, and three-way calling.  Altair and its partners Novatel and Ecrio worked in close collaboration to bring this product to market. "Ecrio's FlexIMS™ Architecture was integral to the functionality of the T2000.  This is a significant industry milestone deploying VoLTE services for landline connectivity," said Michel Gannage, Ecrio co-founder and CEO. The ALT3800 chipset is architected to support the most advanced LTE and LTE-A standards, setting the benchmark for high speed broadband access performance, power consumption and cost. It is used in a range of devices, including tablets, netbooks, connected consumer devices, indoor and outdoor CPEs, mobile hotspots and M2M modules. "We are pleased to expand our collaboration with Novatel to include the Home Phone T2000, providing a low-cost VoLTE solution that enables affordable and reliable voice service over Verizon's LTE Network," said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Altair Semiconductor. "Integrated VoLTE capability, combined with Altair's proprietary noise cancellation technology, make the ALT3800 ideal for this - and numerous other - wireless use cases." Altair Semiconductor is a leading provider of LTE chipsets. Altair's portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world's most advanced LTE networks. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world's most advanced LTE networks including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Softbank and KT (Korea Telecom).The company's customer roster includes some of the world's leading OEMs and ODMs, such as Telit, Sierra Wireless, WNC and Gemtek, as well as the majority of Asian ODMs developing LTE products for global markets.


News Article | May 25, 2017
Site: marketersmedia.com

— "Global 5G Services Market" report Gives detailed information on Market segment by Regions/Countries, by Type and by Application. This will help this viewer in Proper Decision-making and Better Understanding. This report studies the Global 5g Services Market, analyzes and researches the 5G Services development status and forecast in United States, EU, Japan, China, India and Southeast Asia. This report focuses on the top players in global market, like: Cisco Systems, Samsung Electronics, Ericsson, Qualcomm, Intel Corporation, Verizon Communications, AT & T Inc, ,LG SK Telecom, Nokia Networks, NEC Corporation, Huawei, T-Mobile USA,Korea Telecom, China Mobile. Request a sample for this report @ http://www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/request-sample/296826 . AND If you want to BUY this report, visit @ http://www.orbisresearch.com/contact/purchase/296826 . Market segment by Type, 5G Services can be split into • Cognitive Radio Spectrum Sensing Techniques • Multi-Technology Carrier Aggregation • Massive MIMO • Other Market segment by Application, 5G Services can be split into • Internet of Things (IoT) • Robotics & Automation • Virtual Reality • Other If you have any special requirements, please let us know and we will offer you the report as you want. Major Points from TOC: 1. Industry Overview of 5G Services 2. Global 5G Services Competition Analysis by Players 3. Company (Top Players) Profiles 4. Global 5G Services Market Size by Type and Application (2012-2017) 5. United States 5G Services Development Status and Outlook 6. EU 5G Services Development Status and Outlook 7. Japan 5G Services Development Status and Outlook 8. China 5G Services Development Status and Outlook 9. India 5G Services Development Status and Outlook 10. Southeast Asia 5G Services Development Status and Outlook 11. Market Forecast by Regions, Type and Application (2017-2022) 12. 5G Services Market Dynamics 13. Market Effect Factors Analysis 14. Research Finding/Conclusion 15. Appendix About Us: Orbis Research (orbisresearch.com) is a single point aid for all your market research requirements. We have vast database of reports from the leading publishers and authors across the globe. We specialize in delivering customized reports as per the requirements of our clients. We have complete information about our publishers and hence are sure about the accuracy of the industries and verticals of their specialization. This helps our clients to map their needs and we produce the perfect required market research study for our clients. For more information, please visit http://www.orbisresearch.com


News Article | May 10, 2017
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BRISTOL, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rethink has its first forecast of OTT video subscribers across Asia Pacific, which shows subscription revenues will reach $10 billion by 2021 from $6.5 billion today, reaching 200 million subscribers, twice that of 2016. Pure play SVoD services will dominate (at $6.29 billion) ahead of operator supplied services. Asia Pacific is made up of a multitude of contrasting individual markets, making it fragmented and complex with broadband penetration above 50%, in some regions and below 10% in others. China will make up 60% of SVoD revenue by 2021, but is low today, dominated by AVoD, with SVoD just introduced. India is in second place behind China by number of OTT subscribers, reaching 14.6 million by 2021. Indonesia and Japan are close, with each increasing to 9.96 million and 8.1 million by 2021, respectively. We have further forecasts for Australia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. This report is essential reading for any company considering entry into these core markets in Asia Pacific. Operators mentioned in this report include: PCCW; Tata Sky, Videocon d2h, DishTV, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Reliance Jio, MTNL, Vodafone India, BSNL, Tata Indicom; Telkom Indonesia, Indovision, PT First Media, XL Axiata; NTT DoCoMo, Jupiter Telecom, Sky Perfect TV, SoftBank, KDDI; Korea Telecom, SK Telecom, LG U+; Astro, Telkom Malaysia; Smart Communications, Globe Telecom; TrueVision; Chunghwa Telecom, Far EasTone. The countries covered in this report account for around 3.3 billion of Asia Pacific’s entire 4.4 billion population. This report costs US$850 go here to see purchase options. Rethink is expert in Wireless, Video and the Internet of Things. Unlike some analyst groups, we don’t sugar coat how tough the future will be. We offer consulting, advisory services, research papers, forecasts, plus weekly research services - Wireless Watch, Faultline Online Reporter and Riot, and forecasts and market research in RAN Research and Rethink OTT Intelligence.


News Article | May 10, 2017
Site: www.prnewswire.com

Altair plays a pivotal role in actualizing the Internet of Things with a portfolio of low-cost and power-efficient LTE chipsets. The company provides secure and robust cellular connectivity for a range of IoT applications. It recently announced the ALT1250 dual-mode CAT-M1 and NB1 IoT chipset that features ultra-low power consumption, integrated GNSS location services and embedded hardware-based security features. "We're pleased to welcome Altair to the GSMA," said Gregory Geodjenian, Director of Membership for the GSMA. "Altair is among the leading players in cellular IoT, and we look forward to the company taking an active role in our industry work." With a portfolio supporting a wide range of LTE categories and use cases - from cutting edge, high-speed broadband equipment to ultra-low power, IoT-optimized devices - Altair's LTE and IoT connectivity solutions are used by the world's leading operators, OEMs and ODMs. "Joining the GSMA provides Altair with the platform to enhance and strengthen our global profile, becoming part of a community of industry leaders for potential collaboration and strategic partnerships," said Eran Eshed, Co-founder and VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Altair. "Altair is in a strong market position to drive the development and adoption of cellular-based IoT solutions." Altair Semiconductor is a leading provider of LTE chipsets. Altair's portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world's most advanced LTE networks including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Softbank and KT (Korea Telecom). The company's customer roster includes some of the world's leading OEMs and ODMs, such as Telit, Sierra Wireless, WNC and Gemtek, as well as the majority of Asian ODMs developing LTE products for global markets.


BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a contingent of mobile communications companies announced their collective support for the acceleration of the 5G New Radio (NR) standardization schedule to enable large-scale trials and deployments as early as 2019. AT&T, NTT...


News Article | February 27, 2017
Site: www.businesswire.com

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Telstra, Sierra Wireless, Landis+Gyr and Altair today announced a significant milestone in accelerating the Internet of Things (IoT). Telstra is the first to complete network software deployment nationally to enable one of the world’s largest Category M1 (Cat-M1) IoT footprints and has commenced localised Cat-M1 trials in Australia. Sierra Wireless AirPrime® modules, based on the Altair ALT-1210 LTE platform, will be the first trial Cat-M1 device to be deployed on Telstra’s network, and Landis+Gyr will provide the first Cat-M1 smart meters to be trialed. Telstra’s Cat-M1 network will connect a wide variety of new and existing IoT solutions and services including wearables, water meters, agri-sensors, smart appliances, asset monitoring, industrial automation and more. Cat-M1 technology enables lower cost devices, greater breadth and depth of coverage, and up to 10 years of battery life for many use cases, while leveraging the secure existing LTE infrastructure. “We are excited to be working with our partners Sierra Wireless, Landis+Gyr, and Altair to trial the first Cat-M1-enabled smart meter on our network,” said Mike Wright, Telstra’s Group Managing Director of Networks. “These smart meter trials will mean we can get the benefits of Cat-M1, such as low power consumption and deep coverage, out to market even quicker.” Landis+Gyr is one of the first customers to utilize Telstra’s Cat-M1 network capabilities for its smart meter and smart grid applications. Utility customers rely on robust coverage to ensure the success of smart metering rollouts. The Cat-M1 network is perfectly suited for this; when deployed on a 4G network, the solution will continue to be enhanced to significantly extend breadth and depth of coverage, while balancing data speeds and latency. The smart energy innovator is also the first in the world to demonstrate smart electricity metering operating over a Cat-M1 network. “Cat-M1 technology is critical for Landis+Gyr smart meters,” said Adrian Clark, CEO Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, Landis+Gyr. “Sierra Wireless’ modules made it easy to migrate from 3G to Cat-M1 technology seamlessly, allowing us to take part in early trials and get to market quickly with solutions that take advantage of Cat-M1 network features. We are really excited by the results and the role this partnership plays in Landis+Gyr’s rollout of the next generation of advanced metering infrastructure.” “Telstra’s Cat-M1 network makes LTE the superior option for connecting IoT solutions nationwide, with improved coverage and battery life that will benefit existing applications and enable many new ones,” said Dan Schieler, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Embedded Solutions at Sierra Wireless. “Our HL7749 Cat-M1 module provides another CF3™ form factor option for our customers operating their devices on Telstra’s network, allowing them to quickly and cost-effectively migrate their connected IoT products or services from 2G, 3G, or 4G to Cat-M1.” “Altair continues to spearhead wireless IoT semiconductor development with the latest Cat-M1 standards,” said Eran Eshed, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Sales at Altair. “This cooperation with three innovative ecosystem partners enabled the most significant milestone to date on the path to commercial readiness.” Sierra Wireless will feature a Landis+Gyr Cat-M1 Smart Meter in its booth at Mobile World Congress 2017, GSMA Innovation City, Hall 4, Stand #4A30, February 27 – March 2, in Barcelona, Spain. To book a briefing at MWC please contact pr@sierrawireless.com. Telstra is a leading telecommunications and information services company. We offer a full range of services and compete in all telecommunications markets in Australia, operating the largest mobile and Wi-Fi networks. Globally, we provide end-to-end solutions including managed network services, global connectivity, cloud, voice, colocation, conferencing and satellite solutions. We have licenses in Asia, Europe and the United States and offer access to more than 2,000 points of presence across the globe. For more information visit www.telstra.com. Altair Semiconductor, a Sony company is a leading provider of LTE chipsets. Altair’s portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world’s most advanced LTE networks including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Softbank and KT (Korea Telecom). The company’s customer roster includes some of the world’s leading OEMs and ODMs, such as Telit, Sierra Wireless, WNC and Gemtek as well as the majority of Asian ODMs developing LTE products for global markets. For more information, visit www.altair-semi.com. Follow Altair on Twitter: @AltairSemi Landis+Gyr is a world leader in smart metering, energy management solutions, and related services, with presence in 30 countries headquartered in Zug, Switzerland focused on metering and other technologies which deal with management of energy. Landis+Gyr is the global industry leader in metering solutions for electricity, gas, heat/cold and water for energy measurement solutions for utilities. Since 1896 the company has been helping customers overcome operational, regulatory and consumer driven challenges by capturing the advantages and benefits of technology. Focused on quality, reliability and innovation, the Group offers a complete portfolio of energy meters and integrated smart metering solutions, enabling utilities and end-users to make better use of scarce resources, save operating costs and protect the environment by managing energy better – and to build the smart grid. For more information, please visit www.landisgyr.com. Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is building the Internet of Things with intelligent wireless solutions that empower organizations to innovate in the connected world. We offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways, seamlessly integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and enterprises worldwide trust our innovative solutions to get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra Wireless has more than 1,000 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com. Connect with Sierra Wireless on the IoT Blog at http://www.sierrawireless.com/iot-blog, on Twitter at @SierraWireless, on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/sierra-wireless and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/SierraWireless. Sierra Wireless and “AirPrime” are trademarks of Sierra Wireless. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services and products, statements about future market conditions, supply conditions, channel and end customer demand conditions, revenues, gross margins, operating expenses, profits, and other expectations, intentions, and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact. Our expectations regarding future revenues and earnings depend in part upon our ability to successfully develop, manufacture, and supply products that we do not produce today and that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words "plan", "expect", "believe", and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and changes in the wireless data communications market. In light of the many risks and uncertainties surrounding the wireless data communications market, you should understand that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be realized.


News Article | February 26, 2017
Site: www.cnet.com

5G's coming -- and it will be here faster than predicted. 5G New Radio (5G NR), a flavor of the next-generation wireless network that's expected to be the global standard, should be available for large-scale deployments in 2019, a year earlier than anticipated, nearly two dozen companies said Sunday. The companies who've vowed to reach a standard for 5G for that timeframe included a mix of wireless carriers, chip providers and device makers -- such as Qualcomm, Intel, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom -- that are part of the 3GPP standards group. "For consumers, this means they're going to get an elevated broadband experience in 2019," Rasmus Hellberg, senior director of technical marketing at Qualcomm, told CNET in an interview ahead of the news, which was announced at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain. Notably missing from the list was Verizon Wireless, which is pursuing its own flavor of 5G. Verizon has said it will offer 5G to some customers in 11 cities by midyear. It's not full mobile wireless. Instead it's a replacement for fixed broadband. Many carriers, like AT&T, had pushed for 5G technology to arrive sooner rather than later. The technology is expected to be 100 times faster than our current 4G LTE wireless technology and 10 times speedier than what Google Fiber offers through a physical connection to the home. Experts say it should enable uses like virtual reality and augmented reality, as well as things we can't even think of today. And our phones should get a lot faster. To that end, Qualcomm on Sunday separately unveiled its first modems that embed technology for 5G, 4G, 3G and 2G connections onto one chip. The processors, part of the X50 5G modem family, will be available in time for 5G NR device deployments in 2019. Qualcomm in October unveiled its first Snapdragon X50 chip, but that processor only connects to 5G networks based on early standards of carriers like Verizon and Korea Telecom. Phones typically have chips that support older wireless technologies so users don't drop calls or lose data connections when the newer technology's signal is weak. To hook up to an older 4G or 3G network, devices will need a second wireless chip. The initial X50 processor is aimed to appear first in phones in time for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The new family of X50 chips, whose exact names Qualcomm hasn't yet detailed, won't require a second modem. They also can connect to 5G and 4G networks at the same time, which helps users maintain a strong wireless connection. Qualcomm says the chips will first appear in mobile devices. Typically, new wireless technology first shows up in standalone devices such as wireless hotspots. "We're squarely targeting new family of modems at premium tier mobile devices first," Sherif Hanna, Qualcomm staff manager of technical marketing, said in an interview. "Thereafter, everything we've learned from mobile can extend to non-mobile applications ... [such as] fixed wireless broadband." Qualcomm declined to say when it will give test samples of the chips to customers but said they'll be in devices in 2019. Here's the full list of companies supporting 5G NR for 2019:


News Article | March 2, 2017
Site: phys.org

Several phonemakers unveiled new smartphones with batteries that can last longer and be charger faster. Huawei, the world's third-largest phone maker after Apple and Samsung, said its new flagship device, the P10, features a 40 percent boost in battery life. The battery also features "super charge" technology that promises a full day charge in just 20 minutes. Blackberry's new devices, which bring back the brand's iconic physical keyboard, have the brand's biggest-ever batteries. They also feature a "boost mode" that allow you to get a a 50 percent charge in roughly 36 minutes. Drones and robots were everywhere at this year's trade show. At Korea Telecom's stand, two robotic arms played the drums, varying the songs throughout the day. Japanese firm Softbank drew crowds with its human-like robot Pepper which can be employed in shops to greet customers and demonstrate products, while Barcelona-based Pal Robotics displayed two humanoid robot models. The fair set up a special "drone zone" for the first time to demonstrate their use in the delivery of goods to remote areas or aid to farmers by surveying crop growth. Virtual reality (VR) headsets were front and centre, in a sign of the importance placed on the technology by the sector. Samsung unveiled several new innovations including a 360-degree virtual travel app designed to allow people to reminisce about past experiences. Lithuanian mobile app developers TeleSoftas showcased an app which allows business meetings to be held in virtual reality with avatars representing people in different parts of the globe. Following on the heels of the success of Amazon.com's Echo, a hands-free speaker with AI-powered virtual assistant Alexa, several firms showcased their own version of the technology. Sony unveiled a new version of its Xperia Ear earphones which includes a virtual assistant called the Sony Agent. Both LG and Motorola presented new flagship smartphones that integrated a virtual assistant while Samsung announced that its new high-end phone which will be presented in New York at the end of the month will also have one. Research firm Garner predicts that by 2019, 20 percent of all our interactions with a smartphone will be carried out via such assistants. Companies rolled out products based on a future centred on the "internet of things", a network of devices, vehicles and building sensors that collect and exchange data. Several driverless cars were on display while a small French firm called Kolibree showcased a smart toothbrush that measures how well you brush your teeth and sends the statistics to your smartphone. An Indian start-up, Lechal, displayed shoes with smart soles which vibrate to guide users to their destination. They work by connecting to the GPS tracker of a user's smartphone. Explore further: Huawei takes aim at ailing Samsung with new smartphone


News Article | February 15, 2017
Site: www.businesswire.com

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SPIRIT DSP, the voice and video over IP software engines provider serving more than 1 billion people in 100+ countries, announces today that its VideoMost mobile instant messenger (VideoMost IM) is now available for licensing to service providers. Mobile operators need to make their advanced communications services versatile so that people can use them on different networks and different devices. Many mobile customers want to be able to combine SMS and IP messaging so that they can send and receive messages from any network and any device from a single inbox. Despite shrinking usage of traditional operator services, customers are communicating more than ever and spending the majority of their time in messaging applications. Without a compelling communications proposition, a mobile operator becomes less relevant. On the eve of Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, SPIRIT now offers its mobile IM source code (both Android / iOS, web clients and on-premise back-end server) license for a one-time fee as low as $20K. The License includes unlimited usage and source code modification rights. VideoMost IM provides all standard features of popular messaging apps, including sending text messages with photos, stickers and attached files to a person or group. VideoMost IM is a complete set of source code, from UI to backend, that quickly enables rich, engaging messaging experiences in every mobile app. Licensees may modify the IM source code and include it into products/apps. VideoMost IM is not a cloud service, the license includes source code for the backend as well. No need to pay any monthly or service fees. VideoMost IM license terms are similar to those of MIT’s open source license. VideoMost IM supports RSC 6.0. Media attachments can be played without leaving the app. Sent messages can be edited or deleted at the user’s choice. New room creation, private and group chats are available. Subscribers can share contacts, status, location, and add/forward favorites. In-app notifications are supported, as well as an option to mute them. Users will be able to see if their messages have been delivered and read or not, and see join/leave status for each user from its contact list. Subscribers can personalize their profile by avatar, name/nickname and short descriptions. For enterprise communications VideoMost IM server can be installed on-premises to secure corporate data from leakage. SPIRIT provides IM’s admin interface to manage groups, users and permissions. Enterprise system administrator can setup limitation for each client, set quota for a certain organization, limit number of users/groups/rooms. Voice over WiFi and group video calling are also in high demand now by subscribers. With VideoMost’s IM upgrade option, telecom operators and service providers can now extend IP messaging functionality with mobile peer-to-peer (WiFi calling) and multipoint voice and video calls. VideoMost SDK video conferencing supports up to 16 videos on mobile screen, is based on Scalable Video Coding and allows business-grade communications on mobile devices (both iOS and Android). VideoMost SDK is complete with document sharing and SIP/H.323 support for legacy video conferencing hardware interoperability. VideoMost SDK delivers reliable and secure communications for work groups where each user can set up a conference, add new contacts, and send push notifications with one click. SPIRIT client managers are now scheduling meetings with prospects at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Please contact us at marketing@spiritdsp.com to set up a demo and meeting. SPIRIT DSP innovative carrier-grade voice and video software platforms are used by carriers, OEMs and software developers, serving more VoIP users than Skype. SPIRIT DSP software platforms serve more than 1 billion people in 100 countries. SPIRIT DSP software is licensed to/powers popular products from global technology leaders including Apple, Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Avaya, Blizzard, BroadSoft, BT, China Mobile, Dialogic, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, Kyocera, LG U+, Mitel, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Reliance, Samsung, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Viber, ZTE, among more than 250 others.


News Article | February 23, 2017
Site: www.prnewswire.com

WESTFORD, Mass., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Takeaways: The Sonus DSC 8000 helps Korea Telecom (KT) meet the strict levels of reliability, security and quality of service demanded by its global customer base. The Sonus DSC 8000 provides essential STP and...

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