Simjacker: How to Protect Devices from an Emerging Threat

Simjacker Attacks: Are You Protected? How to Defend Your Cellular IoT Devices A sophisticated cyberattack is gaining steam, and it’s targeting vulnerabilities in SIM-equipped devices. These exploits, known as Simjacker attacks, take advantage of a common back door into the SIM card. Malicious actors and government agencies use Simjacker attacks to eavesdrop, track movement, extract […]

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5 Benefits of Cellular IoT-Driven Smart Lighting Systems for Cities

5 Ways Cellular IoT-Enabled Smart Lighting Systems Help Build Smarter Cities Lighting is needed everywhere — from residential homes to office buildings to industrial plants. For smart buildings, smart lighting is the backbone of connected buildings. Each light connects to the building’s IP network, which provides the infrastructure for other smart connections in the building, […]

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Why Edge Computing Is Crucial to Future 5G Networks

What Is Edge Computing in IoT? When a large amount of data is gathered from networked devices, it is often sent directly to centralized databases or servers and processed, potentially resulting in information being transmitted back to the devices. This process introduces latency, crowds bandwidth and potentially compromises security. Edge computing streamlines the flow of […]

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Cut Through the 5GE Marketing Hype

Emerging 5G high-speed wireless technology has tremendous potential, but nomenclature confusion clouds adoption.    Cellular wide-area networking (C-WAN) has become a cornerstone in modern enterprises, and the best is yet to come. 5G, a new higher speed, more functional and more flexible network option, is moving from test labs to the production line. However, suppliers are not using […]

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The Differences between SIM, eSIM and iSIM

Comparing SIM vs. eSIM vs. iSIM A familiar part of cellular connectivity for the past several decades, the physical SIM card continues to play a leading role in many consumer mobile devices and IoT deployments. However, the SIM market is evolving rapidly, and newer options exist that eliminate the need for a removable SIM. The […]

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How to Avoid Private LTE Pitfalls

The Hidden Pitfalls of Private LTE Private LTE is gaining traction among organizations looking to support scalable, seamless, wireless connectivity for innovative use cases. To realize the full potential of the technology, however, you need a strategic approach. A successful implementation requires more than merely dropping new hardware into an existing system and walking away. […]

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What Will 5G Replace? Understanding Tomorrow’s Cellular Landscape

What Will 5G Replace? 5G’s lightning-fast speeds, ultralow latency and seriously expanded millimeter wave (mmWave) bandwidth promise to replace current technologies like Wi-Fi, broadband and cable in the coming years, especially when it comes to IoT networks. 5G will enable a revolution in connectivity and, as CNET reports, “could unlock the full capabilities of other […]

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Use Cases of Smart Utility Applications for First Responders

Why Smarter Utilities Could Save Lives: Use Cases for First Responders When disaster strikes, a direct line of communication between first responders is crucial for saving lives, assessing damage and providing routes for safe travel during evacuations and post-crisis returns. Cellular broadband innovations across the First Responder Network have made it possible to broadcast emergency alerts […]

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Improving Uplink Speeds in Gigabit LTE Modules

Raising the Bar on Uplink in Gigabit LTE Modules Using Interband Carrier Aggregation Modern Gigabit LTE networks are judged by their peak downlink speeds, but what about peak uplink speeds? They are becoming essential in enabling new use cases for 4G LTE networks. These use cases include:   SD-WAN and enterprise branch office networking: co-worker […]

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What Is Gigabit-Class LTE? How 4G Tech Helps Fill the Gap before 5G

Gigabit LTE: A 4G Solution for Affordable, Widely Available Ultrahigh-Speed Broadband While 5G receives much attention these days, Gigabit LTE represents its lesser-known precursor — an evolution of 4G LTE that can provide dependable mobile broadband access at speeds that even surpass those of wired broadband connections. With carriers rolling out 5G at break-neck speed, […]

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