Internet of Things
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This month's innovation of the month was Japanese operator KDDI’s Comi Kuma – an IoT teddy bear. The bear is designed to help children and grandparents stay in touch and communicate via touch and actions to the bear, rather than through voice commands. The bear comes hot on the heels of rival Japanese player DoCoMo’s move into interactive toys in 2015. While the bear is very cute, the anticipated high cost, together with a limited target audience and privacy concerns, means we don’t believe it will have a significant impact on the market.
Service Provider Markets
ByMike Roberts 01 Oct 2018
Verizon 5G Home is a milestone in the telecoms market because it is the first large-scale commercial launch of broadband services based on 5G technologies, albeit not on a fully standardized version of those technologies.
ByEvan Kirchheimer 26 Apr 2018
Service provider interest in justifying 5G investment through its potential to open new revenue streams from the enterprise segment is growing ever greater.
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