SK Telecom tests 5G MEC technology in North America

South Korea’s leading telecoms firm SK Telecom has successfully tested its mobile edge computing (MEC) solution and virtualisation technology in North America.

The company used ATSC 3.0 radio waves using SK Telecom’s Media Edge platform to conduct communications with a running vehicle through WIAV-CD, a local broadcasting system.

The test was conducted in the Arlington area near Washington, D.C. in partnership with Sinclair Broadcasting Group, North America’s...

Nokia survey reveals ROI for private wireless networks

Investment

Nearly 80% of organisations that adopt private wireless networks expect to or have already seen a return on investment (ROI) within six months, a Nokia survey has revealed.

The research, conducted by GlobalData, aimed to understand the impact private wireless networks have on enterprises. It also found that more than half of respondents had enjoyed reduced costs since installing private wireless technology.

GlobalData surveyed 79 key decision makers at multinational...

Run:ai launches optimised AI solution with NVIDIA support

NVIDIA DGX

Israeli AI solutions firm Run:ai has launched an MLOps Compute Platform (MCP) powered by NVIDIA’s DGX systems.

The platform is a full-stack AI tool for enterprises that will help them avoid some of the issues associated with AI model deployment.

Run:ai described the MCP as an end-to-end infrastructure for simplifying the hardware and software complexities of AI development and deployment into a single solution.

The company has a history of collaboration with...

Sunlight.io joins 5G Open Innovation Lab’s Fall programme

Fall

Edge infrastructure company Sunlight.io is participating in the 5G Open Innovation Lab’s Fall programme along with three new corporate partners and fifteen start-ups.

The 5G Open Innovation Lab is a collaborative ecosystem focused on development between start-ups, industry leaders, and investors. It supports start-ups in achieving their goals and building innovative technologies.

Since its beginnings in 2020, the Lab has attracted partners such as Dell Technologies,...

Edge Impulse adds support for BrainChip neuromorphic AI

BrainChip Akida AKD1000 Processor

Edge Impulse, a platform that enables machine learning at the edge, and neuromorphic AI provider BrainChip have teamed up to allow Edge Impulse projects on the BrainChip MetaTF platform.

Through their cooperation, developers can now use the BrainChip Akida platform to create and train machine learning models that are optimised for and compatible with the spiking neural network (SNN).

For new and existing projects, engineers must use the BrainChip MetaTF model deployment...

ETSI MEC ramps up Phase 3 work on multi-access edge computing

Next Phase

IT standards company ETSI is moving forward with its Phase 3 plans for multi-access edge computing (MEC).

Since the start of the year, an ETSI MEC industry specification group (ETSI ISG MEC) has been working on the plan to accelerate and enable more effective collaboration between organisations.

As well as updating many Phase 2 reports and specifications, the group recently released an updated MEC Terminology, the ETSI GR MEC 001.

Another key milestone of Phase...

Lumen supports Solana network on Edge Bare Metal service

Metal cogs.

Lumen Technologies, a network solutions provider, is supporting node operations on the Solana blockchain with its edge bare metal offering.

Solana, a popular smart contract-enabled cryptocurrency, is currently experiencing increased processing times and failed transactions due to a growth in popularity.

The support will allow blockchain validators and developers on the Solana network to take advantage of Lumen’s edge platform without the need to invest in hardware or...

Fastly accelerates edge adoption with Compute@Edge partner ecosystem

Bright lights of a fast car.

Fastly, a global edge cloud network provider, today announced the launch of its Compute@Edge partner ecosystem, with a roster of powerful integrations designed to help customers build a variety of edge computing use cases that address crucial infrastructure requirements for modern digital experiences.

With partners tapping into the scale, performance, and security of Fastly’s Compute@Edge technology to extend their platforms, this ecosystem helps boost developer productivity and...

Alef acquires CareerGig in push to build edge developer community

Developer Team

Edge connectivity platform Alef has acquired CareerGig, an online marketplace for freelancers and IT professionals, in a bid to spur edge adoption.

By arming CareerGig developers with a suite of enterprise-grade APIs, Alef will support the construction of custom private 5G networks and applications to build out the edge ecosystem.

CareerGig emerged in 2019 as a software as a service (SaaS) tool that allowed mobile developers to create and match their portfolios with...

EDJX and Cubic developing new ‘Internet of Military Things’ edge platform

Frontline Soldiers

“At the edge” cloud startup EDJX and defence network specialist Cubic Corporation are partnering to launch an “Internet of Military Things” (IoMT) edge platform.

Using Cubic’s computing and networking hardware alongside EDJX’s operating system, EdjOS, the goal is to develop a scalable, cloud-enabled, “base to battlefield” edge framework designed for the military and civilian first responders.

The proposed IoMT will originate from a central “headquarter...