Recently, I have managed to read an interesting article about Facebook open sourcing Magma in order to extend mobile network deployments in remote, underdeveloped and generally rural areas. Magma is central (and the most complex) part of the LTE network, its core i.e. full name EPC (Evolved Packet Core).

This brings a lot of possibility not only for operators but for¬†universities, cities and companies to build small-scale private networks (private LTE). Another benefit of this packet core is the fact that it’s distributed and it can be very close to the base station. Due to this fact Magma uses a local breakout so there is no need to tunnel traffic to some remote telcos central office to access the Internet.

Here’s the article.


NEWS: Croatian IoT scene

Netokracija published an interesting article about Croatian IoT scene – focusing on startups, big names and crowd-source activities. Croatian IoT startup scene is very active and beside those companies mentioned in the article, there are many others, especially those ones focused on utility and industry segment. If you have a need for partners in those […]

September 6 < 1 Minutes to read

NEWS: The best places to work in IoT for 2019

I came across interesting article on Forbes – list of best IoT companies to work for in 2019. You can download the complete list here and if you are interested in methodology that has been used for creating the list – read short and interesting article.

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NEWS: UWB (Ultra-wideband) and FiRa Consortium

UWB technology is not planning to be used for connectivity but instead for location based services since it offers fine ranging which would allow to deliver a high level of accuracy of the position of the device and also the distance. It can be used for all non-GPS i.e. indoor or similar use cases where […]

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