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Sierra Wireless taps new CEO to lead IoT charge

Telco veteran Kent Thexton promised equipment manufacturer Sierra Wireless will aggressively pursue growth in the …

Nokia faced with patent licensing complaint

Sierra Wireless filed a complaint against Nokia with the European Commission (EC) for anticompetitive behaviour …

Sierra Wireless to acquire Sagemcom M2M unit

Sierra Wireless has beefed up its M2M credentials by buying-out the M2M business of French tech firm, Sagemcom

Rogers preps LTE launch in Ottawa

Canadian market leader Rogers Communications announced today that it will launch its first commercial LTE services in Ottawa this summer.

Australia’s Telstra begins move to LTE

Telstra has become the first Australian operator to launch LTE services, although the initial deployment appears to be limited. LTE base stations have been activated in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane, with LTE data being sent over the network “for the first time outside of field trials.”

Sierra Wireless touts HSPA 42Mb/s device first

Sierra Wireless has announced that it is the first device vendor to support Australian operator Telstra in the world’s first dual-channel HSPA+ network

Telstra launches worlds first HSPA Dual Carrier network

Telstra has completed the upgrade of its HSPA+ network with the world’s first deployment of Dual Carrier technology. In addition, the Australian operator has unveiled a supporting device at Mobile World Congress today.

Sierra Wireless picks IBM for M2M

Sierra Wireless has signed a services contract with IBM to host a new services platform for its machine-to-machine offering.

Sprint touts ‘3G/4G’ wireless Wi-Fi router

US operator Sprint Nextel has introduced a ‘3G/4G’ wireless router called the Sprint Overdrive that will allow subscribers to share their wireless broadband connection among Wi-Fi devices.

Telstra unveils “world’s fastest mobile device”

Australia’s largest mobile operator Telstra today unveiled what it claims is “the fastest mobile broadband modem on the planet” as the company provided further details on the imminent launch of its ‘enhanced HSPA’ (eHSPA) network.