Tag Archives: IoT

Coming to terms with terms: digitization, digitalization and digital transformation

Yes, they’re horrible. One reason they’re horrible is they aren’t exciting. No way would an editor of mine have OKed a story with those words anywhere in it. Another reason is they’re very similar, in both sound, and definition. Nobody seems to agree on what they are, which is usually a good sign you’re veering… Read More »

The Phantom Prospects of 5G

Telcos are once again touting a new generation of mobile protocols as their saviour. And once again, we should raise an arched eyebrow.  A great piece by Mike Dano from Light Reading dissects the reasons behind — and the challenges facing — telcos’ push for 5G. And why you shouldn’t be expecting 5G to rock… Read More »

Singapore’s M1 aims narrowband deployment at the sea

Singapore telco M1 is getting Nokia to install an NB-IoT network atop its 4G one, interestingly with an eye not just to land but to sea.  NB-IoT stands for Narrowband Internet of Things, and is the GSM world’s answer to narrowband technologies such as LoRa and Sigifox that threaten to take away a chunk of… Read More »