5G

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

By Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2019 • Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?

Resideo Offers Sneak Peek of New Honeywell Home Ecosystem at CES 2019

By Jason Knott · January 11, 2019 • Honeywell Home ecosystem from Resideo will roll out over the next 2 years with Z-Wave/Wi-Fi/cellular-communicating touchpanels, motion sensors, video capture, flood detection, and combination smoke/CO detector.

Samsung Aggressively Supporting IoT, AI, and 5G

By Robert Archer · January 10, 2019 • At CES 2019, Samsung announced it is strengthening its presence in several growing technologies in the hopes of making Connected Living a reality.

SureCall Force8 Cell Phone Booster Improves 5G Connectivity

By Robert Archer · January 9, 2019 • Introduced at CES 2019, the SureCall Force8 5G Cell Phone Booster strengthens the signals of the T-Mobile 600 MHz band and the AT&T 2.3 GHz mid-band signals.

Ruckus Parent Co. ARRIS Acquired by CommScope for $7.4 Billion

By Andrew Nichols · November 9, 2018 • With CommScope set to acquire ARRIS, which itself recently acquired Ruckus, the new owner is expected to generate approximately $1 billion in cash flow from operations and gain more ground in 5G and IoT technologies.

President Trump Calls for 5G Spectrum Management, Security Program

By Jason Knott · October 29, 2018 • President Trump directs government agencies to outline their 5G needs, develop a secure long-term 5G strategy suitable for business and government, and the creation of Spectrum Strategy Task Force.

NPD Group: ‘Historic Period of Growth’ for Smart Home Coming

By Jason Knott · October 29, 2018 • NPD researcher tells HTSA that smart home will grow by 20% each of the next 3 years led by premium smart home products and services. Google, Amazon partnerships vital.

5G is Home Tech’s ‘Most Impactful Trend’ in 20 Years: CEDIA Roundtable

By Julie Jacobson · September 20, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018: 5G might be a year away, but smart-home integrators should start prepping now for the next-gen cellular service, with its major implications for IoT, content delivery and mobility.

HiBoost Takes On Competition with Unique, High Powered Cell Signal Boosters

By Advertorial · August 17, 2018 • Cell signal booster company HiBoost has developed a product line designed for quick and easy installation. Next, HiBoost plans to develop specialized products to support the rollout of 5G.

Why Dish Spent $20 Billion on 5G Spectrum (and Why Integrators Should Care)

By Jason Knott · November 2, 2017 • Dish Network preps for 5G world where video is transmitted via cellular network, bypassing the Internet.