The City of San Antonio has a population of more than 1.4 million people— and is expected to grow by at least a million individuals within the next 20 years. Rapid growth required the city to seek smart, efficient expansion of its infrastructure and services.
There’s been a lot of build up about 5G use cases that will drive adoption of this new and transformational technology. We’ve all heard the hype around self-driving cars, virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence. However, there have been questions around where the major growth in the market will be.
Software-defined WAN isn't just about connecting PCs and mobile devices at branch locations; SD-WAN is flexible technology that can be deployed for a wide range of use cases, including many business IoT applications. SD-WAN technologies can provide the reliability, quality of service and security demanded by many critical IoT applications.
It feels like only yesterday that the power of 4G was unleashed on the world, offering speeds of up to 100 megabits per second and surpassing the performance of many wired networks, writes Lindsay Notwell, the senior vice president of 5G strategy and global carrier operations at Cradlepoint.
4G LTE is becoming widely adopted throughout the enterprise. 60% of IT decision makers from more than 100 enterprises stated they were already deploying 4G LTE in a recent study. 4G LTE adoption is also driving an increase in wide-area network (WAN) flexibility, reliability, security and cost-effectiveness.
As the FIFA World Cup begins, around 3.2 billion people (half the eyes in the world) will be tuning in to watch the game take centre stage in Moscow. It’s a game of strategy, skill and stamina, with strict rules and high stakes for the players involved. But there are many lessons we take from what is seen on the football pitch.
5G has three primary use cases associated with it—enhanced mobile broadband, massive internet of things connectivity and ultra-reliable, low-latency communications for mission critical services. In the U.S. carriers are racing to commercialize fixed wireless 5G to deliver consumer home broadband services.
At the recent 5G North America Event in Austin, Texas, the fanfare about 5G was not surprising. However, what continues to surpass expectations is the level of eagerness for it among enterprises, the breadth of potential use cases, and the accelerated timelines for its arrival.
Thanks to the promise of the Internet of Things and the savings, efficiencies and insights connected devices can deliver governments, all eyes are on smart cities as of late. Many view IoT as the culmination of years of investments in high-speed networks, sensors and analytics.
First responders are out on the front line ready to face emergencies at all times. They are a vital component of communities, working to identify threats, carry out evacuations, and treat the injured to save lives. Emergency medical services treat 25 to 30 million patients per year.