European Commission to support IoT development

European Commission announces a “Call for Proposals on Internet of Things (IoT) Large Scale Pilots (LSPs)” to encourage the development of IoT in Europe and enable the emergence of IoT ecosystems supported by open technologies and platforms. The call ends on 12/04/2016.

5G standards - work already in progress

The EU 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) represents a investment of €3.5bn, including €700m of public funding. Phase 1 of the 5G PPP project should result in the first contributions to international standardisation as well as the preparation of the World Radiocommunications Conference 2019.