Samsung has bought digital wallet platform LoopPay and revealed a new LTE public safety platform ahead of Mobile World Congress.
Ericsson has lifted the lid on several new products targeting next-gen connectivity, including a new 100GE router, a modular radio system architecture and an app optimisation service for operators.
LTE networks are set to cover more than a third (35 percent) of the world's population by the end of 2015, with Europe accounting for almost one in six connections, the GSMA has said.
Operator JT Global has launched LTE across six sites in the Channel Islands, with plans to extend the network from Jersey to nearby Guernsey.
Nokia Networks has expanded its telco cloud portfolio by releasing new products for security, evolved packet core and a network director.
The SIMAlliance has published a guide to near-field communication technologies for banks, retailers and service providers, in a bid to increase adoption of the tech.
Huawei has revealed its first M2M module aimed at industrial applications.
Samsung has entered mass production of its upcoming Exynos 7 Octa SoC, using its new 14nm FinFET process.
Nokia Networks and Telekom Austria Group have announced new virtualisation tests with trials of virtual modems and software defined networking in mobile backhaul.
Global smartphone sales crossed the one billion mark for the first time last year, a new report has claimed, with separate research suggesting Apple won big in Western Europe.
LG will launch an all-metal smartwatch at next month's Mobile World Congress aimed at the luxury market and powered by Android Wear.
LTE-Advanced networks are now covering more than 100 million people worldwide, with Western Europe leading the telecoms industry for commercial deployments, new research has revealed.
Given the ever-increasing hype surrounding the Internet of Things, it is perhaps fair to look at the sector with a sceptical eye, especially when the Chairman of the International M2M Council (IMC) says suggestions of it enabling a "Jetsons" style world are wide of the mark.