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Etisalat adds enhanced IoT capabilities to its network

Saeed Al Zarouni, senior vice president, mobile network, Etisalat

Operator deploys NB-IoT and LTE-M commercially in live network

Nokia completes dry run for G.fast deployment in South Africa

Openserve CEO Alphonzo Samuels:

G.fast allows operators to deploy fiber-to-the building hence saving on costs

China Unicom demos Cat-M1 VoLTE with Ericsson and Qualcomm

Adding VoLTE support to Cat-M1 ensures devices based on this technology have the capability to make voice calls.(Image- shutterstock)

Use cases included a fire alarm trigger panel and a GPS emergency tracking device

du scores over 700 Mbps throughput in massive MIMO trial

Saleem Al Blooshi, EVP, infrastructure and technology, du

Massive MIMO ensures throughput is not affected as number of users increase

Nokia sets pace for the next phase of internet with FP4 Silicon

Nokia FP4 Silicon

FP4 silicon is a multi-terabit chipset, up to 6x more powerful than existing network processors

LiFi proves its reliability for disaster communications

WiFi versus LiFi diagram (Source: pureLiFi)

LiFi uses light rather than radio frequencies and can provide wireless connectivity where Wi-Fi can't

Qualcomm's mesh networking platform sets stage for connected homes

New capabilities include voice assistance and IoT radio integration

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