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Sprint and Ericsson Create IoT-Dedicated Core and Operating System

September 05, 2018 / Ken Briodagh

Sprint and Ericsson have announced a global relationship to build a distributed and virtualized core network dedicated specifically to IoT (Internet of Things), in addition to a world-class IoT operating system. This new environment, which is purpose-built for the future of IoT, is designed to create an optimal flow of device data, enabling immediate, actionable intelligence at the network edge for end users and enterprises. “We are combining our IoT strategy with Ericsson's expertise to build a platform primed for the most demanding applications like artificial intelligence, edge computing, robotics, autonomous vehicles and more with ultra-low-latency, the highest availability and an unmatched level of security at the chip level,” said Ivo Rook, SVP, IoT, Sprint. “This is a network built for software and it's ready for 5G. Our IoT platform is for those companies, large and small, that are creating the immediate economy.” “Sprint is a pioneer in Io...