Business IoT Adoption Survey Finds 60% Use it Already
It seems that many organizations were making use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology prior to the term’s common use. More than 6 in 10 organizations in a business IoT adoption survey conducted by 451 Research are already using IoT technology to monitor, collect and make use of data from equipment, devices or other connected endpoints.
Minnesota Border-to-Border Webinars
According to the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA), the Minnesota Office of Broadband Development (OBD) staff is hosting a series of webinar/toll-free conference calls to launch the 2016 Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program. They will introduce this year’s changes to the program, walk through the application, review the scoring criteria, and answer any questions.
Researchers Mix Full and Half Duplex Wireless to Enhance Spectral Efficiency
Researchers at New York University’s (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland have come up with a new way to enhance spectral efficiency of wireless networks, enhance network reliability and speed up the rate at which data can be downloaded – at least theoretically.
New Fast Ethernet Standards in the Works
IEEE launched two new 802.3 projects involving fast Ethernet standards in a bid to address growing demand for fast Ethernet connectivity. The global electronics industry standards organization also modified its 400-Gbps IEEE P802.3bs Ethernet project, according to a May 31 press release.
Microsoft, Facebook Building Highest-Capacity Transatlantic Fiber Link
Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up to lay what they say will be the highest-capacity Transatlantic fiber submarine cable ever. It will also be the first high-bandwidth fiber optic subsea cable to connect the U.S. with southern Europe, Microsoft highlights in a company blog post.