Light communications company pureLifi has achieved "unprecedented" data rates when transmitting data from LED bulbs and talked up the technology’s ability to be a key enabler of the internet of everything.
The number of LTE-enabled devices has almost doubled during the past year, with the bulk of products using the 1800MHz band, according to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA).
Intel is working with wireless equipment tester Anite to develop new virtualised lab environments for trialling 4G and 5G technology in a project codenamed Virtuoso.
Payments company payleven has launched a mobile NFC-enabled card reader for merchants to take contactless payments via smartphones and cards.
NSN has announced it is working with ChinaCache to develop next generation mobile content delivery through the vendor's Liquid Applications solution.
Samsung has launched a Tizen Software Developer Kit (SDK) for its wearable devices the Gear 2 and Gear Neo to help develops build apps for its smartwatches.
The SDK is available for Windows, Mac and Ubuntu, and comes in at just 5MB. The kit allows users to develop the three types of Gear applications: Linked, Integrated and Standalone.
UK supermarket chain Asda is using Wi-Fi and heat-mapping technology provided by EE to track customer behaviour and send them offers.
The UK operator has installed Wi-Fi networks in Asda's 575 stores, allowing the supermarket to track customer activity such as how long they spend in store and their route around a branch.
Ericsson has announced it has passed the three million mark in deliveries of its Mini-Link microwave device.
UK operators EE, O2, Vodafone and Three have deployed the GSMA's Spam Reporting Service to deal with spam messages and threats.
Google has launched its digital media player Chromecast into Europe, with more than 3,000 developers working on apps and websites for the dongle.
Google has launched Android Wear, its operating system for wearable technology, and partnered with manufacturers and chipmakers ahead of the first devices launching this year.
The mobile video calling service customer base will increase to over 130 million users by 2018 but companies are unlikely to make much revenue from them, according to a new report by Juniper Research.
The "Future Voice Strategies" report said because only a very small number of users pay for voice calling, companies need to offer a broader array of services and apps that can be monetised. It said the market is being undermined by the volume of companies offering video calls for free.
Aviat Networks has launched a new microwave router that incorporates microwave transport, Layer 2 carrier ethernet and Layer 3 IP/MPLS routing in one product.