Finley Communique - October 2020
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October 2020

Smart Home Protocol Z-Wave Adds Long Range Specification

The Z-Wave Alliance has unveiled the new Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) specification, which is designed to extend wireless range beyond the interior boundaries of the home and “support robust networks,” according to the alliance.  

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Global Business Equipment Revenue Rises 6%, DSL Ports Sees Solid Growth

Worldwide revenue for providers of broadband access equipment grew to $3.3 billion in the second quarter of the year, according to a new global broadband equipment revenue report from Dell’Oro Group. The figure represented a 6% increase over the second quarter of 2019.

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Dissecting IoT for the Rural Broadband Ecosystem

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a transformational trend impacting most aspects of consumer and business segments. From the digital home, to the smart farm, to the automated factory, IoT is reshaping everyday life and business. Broadband networks, wireline and wireless alike, are the connectivity fuel of IoT, but understanding the network and business implications for rural broadband network operators can be difficult.

What You Will Learn
- Discuss network planning that prepares service providers for IoT opportunities
- Explore IoT use cases for Agriculture, Smart Towns, Education, and Telehealth
- Add clarity to the IoT opportunity for service providers serving rural markets

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Report: 5G Awareness is High Among Consumers, But Remain Sketchy

Fewer than one-in-five (18%) of those in the U.S. understand the difference between different 5G options, according to new 5G awareness research from NPD’s Connected Intelligence.

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Putting One Minute of Internet Usage Into Perspective

The width and breadth of the Internet is impossible to conceive. One way of getting a handle on it is to boil it down to how it is used in any given minute. That’s precisely what Domo, provider of a cloud-based business operating system, did. The result is that even when assessed in minute increments, the use still is staggering.

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