IOT Categorization: Exploring the Need for Standardizing Additional Network Slices

The emerging 5G network offers exponentially more capacity, lower latency, as well as increased reliability and availability.  As such, 5G will play a key role in the growing IoT ecosystem, supporting a wide range of IoT verticals, including smart cities, automotive, health care, transportation, and industrial automation.  These verticals will support a wide range of applications and use cases –…

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Understanding the Value of Distributed Ledger/Blockchain Innovation in the ICT Industry

There is hardly a day when news related to cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin does not make headlines.  But beyond digital currencies, the applicability of distributed ledger and blockchain is finding its way into a number of different industries including telecommunications. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) is a shared database that is spread across several nodes or computing devices. Each node replicates…

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