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Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G Uptake Even Faster Than Expected

5G Subscriptions Now Expected to Reach 1.9 Billion in 2024, as Operators Ramp up Deployments and Users Switch to 5G Devices Rapid early momentum and enthusiasm for 5G has led Ericsson to forecast an extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024. The June 2019 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions – up from 1.5 billion forecasted in the November 2018 edition – an increase of almost 27 percent. Other forecasts have also increased notably as…

5G for Connected Cities Predicted to Generate US$17 Trillion by 2035, Reveals ABI Research

5G Connected Cities Services Set to Play Important Role in Economic growth 5G will generate trillions of dollars in direct, indirect contributions and productivity gains, according to a new study conducted by ABI Research and commissioned by InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company. The study, which examined the growth opportunities for next-generation wireless technologies in urban environments, also revealed how 5G would underpin future vertical services and spur the proliferation of…

Sprint Lights Up True Mobile 5G in Houston

The Next Generation of Wireless Service Is Here, Covering Approximately 165 Square Miles and 800,000 People Across Houston Sprint's on-the-go customers in Houston are among the first in the world to experience the power and performance of true mobile 5G. The next generation of wireless service is here, delivering blazing-fast download speeds from downtown Houston to Memorial City Mall and City Centre Plaza, covering approximately 165 square miles and 800,000 people. Sprint 5G will power new experiences for wireless…

Seerslab Unveils Free Version of ‘ARGEAR’ Platform for Generating 5G Mobile AR Features and Content at AWE USA 2019

Seerslab, a global leading Augmented Reality company, will be introducing a free version of the ARGEAR platform succeeding to its launch last year at AWE USA 2019 Conference in Santa Clara, CA on May 31, which is the biggest AR/VR conference and expo in the world. With ARGEAR SDK and its AR sticker content archive, app developers around the world will be able to generate and enjoy mobile AR contents at the cost of zero. They will be able to utilize a variety of trendy AR expressions and…

Frost & Sullivan: Mobile Services Market in Asia-Pacific to Increase Focus on B2B and B2B2C Segments Following Launch of 5G

Mobile Network Operators in Asia-Pacific Are Exploring Business Strategies and New Technology Adoption to Increase Revenue and Offer Value Add Services The mobile services market in Asia-Pacific is expected to focus more on business models for the Business-to-Business (B2B) or Business-to-Business-to-Consumer (B2B2C) segments as a result of declining revenue from traditional services. Frost & Sullivan reported that 53% of services launched by mobile network operators in Asia-Pacific over 2017 to 2018 were consumer…

Latest PubMatic Research Finds Mobile Advertising Reaching New Milestones as 5G Presents Game Changing Possibilities for Video Ads

PubMatic Releases Q1 2019 QMI Report, Highlighting Key Insights into Mobile Advertising Trends Premium digital technology company, PubMatic, released its first Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) of 2019. The report includes key trends, providing both advertisers and publishers with insights around mobile advertising, leading to smarter programmatic strategies and future mobile opportunities. In the US, digital ad spend recently passed $100 billion due to dominant increases in mobile advertising and video ad spend. As mobile…

Altiostar Closes $114 Million Round to Accelerate Open Cloud-Native 4G/5G Mobile Networks

Company Receives Investment from Rakuten, Qualcomm Ventures & Tech Mahindra Altiostar, the pioneer in open virtualized RAN (open vRAN) technology, announced that it has closed a $114 million Series C round of financing with Rakuten coming on board as an investor. In early 2018, Qualcomm Ventures LLC and Tech Mahindra also participated in the C-round as investors. This financing will be used to expand Altiostar's virtual RAN solution to encompass 4G and 5G products allowing telecom operators to build end-to-end…

Ericsson ConsumerLab Report Busts Myths Surrounding the Value of 5G for Consumers

Ericsson has released a new ConsumerLab report, 5G Consumer Potential, which busts industry myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers and outlines the opportunities available for communications service providers. Backed by solid research from one of the biggest ever consumer expectation studies, the report looks at the potential of 5G to benefit consumers, uncovering certain realities about them ("consumer realities") to bust the following four common industry myths: 1.       5G offers consumers no short-term…

Mobile Service Providers Preparing to Fortify Security in Anticipation of 5G Deployments, According to New Survey

Survey Finds Operators Anticipate Major IoT-related Revenue Opportunities That Will Dramatically Increase Security Concerns According to a new global survey fielded by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, in partnership with A10 Networks, mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases, but they also believe much-improved security will be essential to realising that potential. The new…

Intermap’s NEXTMap Elevation Data and Analytics Now Included on IgniteNet’s LinqPath Online Planning Tool for 5G

In partnership with Intermap Technologies, IgniteNet is developing an enhancement of their LinqPath cloud-based network planning platform. The new tools will provide operators with the ability to plan their RF deployments down to 1m accuracy. Incorporating powerful Intermap elevation data for improved link planning and viewshed analysis will allow LinqPath to achieve the accuracy needed to meet the demands required for mmWave network planning. The telecommunications industry is evolving rapidly in the 5G era and mmWave…

Anomaly Detection on 5G: Possibilities and Opportunities

The much-awaited revolution is nearly here While the 5G PR machinery has been on a roll for a while now, there’s finally a clear picture of when exactly we can expect the technology to hit our shores. Come March 2020, and India will be witness to the latest advancements in cellular technology, entailing some very impressive features and benefits. As the world has moved from connected devices to cars and further onto factories, the need for enhanced communication technology has amplified multiple fold. The introduction of…

iQIYI and China Unicom Beijing Collaborates on Commercialization of 5G Technology

Building an Immersive VR Experience in Various Settings with 8K Playback Quality iQIYI, Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment company in China, announced the launch of its 8K VR visual experience at China Unicom's 5G Innovation Showroom in Beijing, in effort to explore the commercialization of 5G technology. The two companies will collaborate to jointly produce customized VR products in the future. Along with China Unicom's 5G network, the 8K VR visual experience is brought to customers by…

Why The World Needs 5G And How It Will Impact The Programmatic Advertising & Publisher Industries

5G has undergone its first public trial during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. With Mobile World Congress (MWC) taking place in Barcelona between 26th February and 1st March 2018, expect to hear a lot more about 5G in the coming weeks. But why does the world need 5G and how will it impact the symbiotic worlds of Advertising and Publishing? This is an overview of the business and commercial rationale behind 5G for MNOs and summarises the impact for AdTech and Publishers whilst providing practical guidance…

Raydiant Releases Virtual Room With Support From T-Mobile to Help Industries Adjust

As the world makes a dramatic shift towards working and learning remotely, the cloud-based, dynamic display platform provider Raydiant has teamed up with major industry players to provide an affordable, convenient turnkey solution for organizations of all sizes. Virtual Room is a lightweight alternative to a video conference room system at a fraction of the price. Featuring cloud-based software and plug-and-play setup, it's faster, more convenient, and easier to use than most video conferencing solutions. Marketing…

TechBytes with Gary Ogasawara, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudian

Why is metadata important for an organization building AI and ML models? AI and ML models generally need to train from large quantities of data, and the broad adoption of AI and ML has only been possible due to the widespread accumulation of Big Data over the past decade or so. The challenge is that it’s difficult for Data Scientists to navigate massive Big Data deployments to locate the data they need for their models. Metadata is simply data about data. It describes what data is. Metadata can tell you when a…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Hyland, ZTE Corporation, 7.ai, Cloudflare, and TA Digital. Hyland Leverages Amazon Web Services to Offer Cloud Solutions in Japan to Support Growth Hyland, a leading content services provider with more than 16 years of experience in delivering secure cloud solutions, is expanding the footprint of its Hyland Cloud. Hyland will leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host Hyland Cloud…

iQIYI Launches Qiyu 2pro VR Somatosensory Game Console

An Ultra-HD 3D Gaming Experience With Inside-Out 6DoF Game Technology iQIYI, Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, launched the presales for its Qiyu 2Pro VR somatosensory game console on e-commerce platforms. iQIYI aims to provide users with an immersive gaming experience by having applied interactive 6DoF technology to the Console. The Qiyu VR 2Pro will sell for a presale price of RMB 3899 and for an official price of RMB 3999 starting April 9th.…

KRONOS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES Inc Announces Integration with Shopify eCommerce Platform

KRONOS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, Inc., a product development and production company that has significantly changed the way air is moved, filtered and sterilized announced the integration with Shopify, a leading eCommerce platform powering over one million merchants across 175 countries. The new shopping site will allow KNOS to utilize the unified platform for integrating all commerce channels with the Company’s business systems and supply chain network management. Marketing Technology News: Reputation.com Welcomes Rebecca…

HTC Conducts Its First Virtual “VIVE Ecosystem Conference” (V²EC) fully in VR Allowing Global Attendees to Join Virtual Sessions

HTC announces strategic long-term partnership with China Mobile to accelerate the 5G+XR Ecosystem in China HTC VIVE held its fifth annual XR industry conference, now renamed the Virtual VIVE Ecosystem Conference (V²EC), but this time in VR. It marks the first major physical industry event that has been replaced fully by an interactive VR digital twin. Approximately two thousand participants from over 55 countries have registered for the event, with worldwide speakers attended the event in the form of their own custom…

Inseego Wireless Solutions for Work from Home

Remote workers, virtual classrooms, and telehealth As the private and public sector are mandating quarantine policies including work-from-home, distance learning and telehealth to limit the spread of COVID-19, Inseego Corp., the company that invented MiFi mobile hotspot devices, provides a robust portfolio of mobile hotspots, USB modems, routers and phone line hubs that provides workers and families with access to secure and reliable connectivity. “Inseego is fully committed to working closely with our customers and…