Monthly Archives November 2016

Today, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond announced £1bn ($1.5bn) of funding to boost 5G and fiber connections in the country. Included in the Autumn Statement from Britain’s Treasury, the Chancellor said he wanted the ‘UK to be a world leader in 5G’. The UK will also be allocating £400m ($500m) for a […]

It’s official: the DDoS attack on Dyn in October was not just huge but a record breaker, earning the unenviable badge of world’s largest Distributed Denial of Service hack. Scott Hilton, Executive Vice President of Products at Dyn, placed the number of infected IoT devices at the source of the attack at 100,000, with peaks […]

With more than 10 standards already being proposed for low-power applications related to the Internet of Things, it seems reasonable to ask why we might need another one. Yet NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT), which forms part of the LTE-Advanced Pro (3GPP Release 13) standard that was finalised in June 2016, is perhaps the most eagerly-anticipated new […]

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