Telefónica is using Ka band satellites to bring 20MBps Wi-Fi to four of Spanish low-cost airline Vueling's fleet.
Some of the remotest regions of the UK have been connected via a hybrid network using satellite, microwave radio, ADSL and dark fibre.
NFC is being hampered by the need to install new infrastructure to use it, as well as Apple's continued reluctance about the technology, Motorola Solutions has claimed.
M2M hardware company Queclink and data management business RacoWireless have teamed up to produce a development kit for those looking to explore the Internet of Things.
Aircraft communications provider Gogo is deploying Ku-band satellite antennas to bring 70MBps Wi-Fi to airlines.
Host Card Emulation (HCE) could be the key to unlocking the "struggling" NFC market, analysts have claimed, as they predicted the value of global payments through mobile devices will hit €368 billion this year.
Qualcomm has unveiled two new 64-bit Snapdragon processors, which support Category 6 LTE-Advanced and carrier aggregation up to 60MHz.
App developers, operators and handset manufacturers are being urged to help improve Europe's mHealth sector, which could lead to €99 billion in healthcare costs by 2017.
Huawei has entered the financial services space for the first time after Vodafone chose the vendor’s m-payments platform for its new M-Pesa service in Romania.
Handset makers and terminal manufacturers will be able to trial m-payments thanks to a test system from Agilent Technologies and chip tester FIME.
Operators will be able to bring the same policy control features to LTE networks as they have for 3G, such as prioritising emergency calls and differentiated IP voice services, thanks to a new product launch.
LTE, 64-bit and multi-core products are set to boost the smartphone applications processor market to break through the €21.8 billion mark by 2018 although growth will be slowed by switch to new software, analysts have claimed.
IBM has patented an encrypted cloud security product that allows app developers to securely send and receive notifications from mobile devices.