Semtech Corporation Completes Acquisition of Sierra Wireless

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC) and Sierra Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: SWIR) (TSX: SW) today announced the completion of Semtech’s acquisition of Sierra Wireless in an all-cash transaction representing a total enterprise value of approximately US$1.2 billion. This transaction nearly doubles Semtech’s annual revenue and adds approximately US$100 million of high-margin IoT Cloud services recurring revenues.

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Ofcom releases Connected Nations 2022 Report

The Connected Nations 2022 report has been released by Ofcom, detailing progress of the roll-out and availability of broadband and mobile services in the United Kingdom. It can be accessed here. From a cellular industry perspective, highlights from the report are listed below: Vodafone, EE

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ALEOS 4.16 is now available for all ALEOS-powered routers.

ALEOS 4.16 is a major release that includes 300+ features, security enhancements and bug fixes.
This release is available for LX40/60, RV50, RV50x, RV55 & MP70 routers. Customers using Sierra’s AirLink Management Service (ALMS), AirLink Mobility Manager (AMM) or AirLink Manager (AM) are encouraged to upgrade to this release remotely/over-the-air.

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Sierra Wireless and Microsoft collaborate on full-stack IoT solution

Sierra Wireless has announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft to provide one of the industry’s first full-stack IoT solutions. Sierra Wireless’ new Octave™ edge data orchestration solution has been successfully connected with Microsoft Azure IoT Central. Once in production, the solution will simplify and accelerate

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Switching off the UK’s 3G mobile networks: what you need to know

The 3G mobile networks are gradually being switched off over the next few years. Here’s what this means for you as a customer.

The UK’s mobile services currently use four different ‘generations’ of mobile technology: 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G. The 3G networks have been around since 2003 and are used to deliver calls, texts, and lower speed data services.

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Semtech Corporation to Acquire Sierra Wireless

Semtech and Sierra Wireless today announced a definitive agreement under which Semtech will acquire all outstanding shares of Sierra Wireless. This acquisition brings together two important technologies for the future of #IoT – #LoRa and #cellular – to enable the digitization of the industrial world with a comprehensive chip-to-Cloud platform. Semtech expects the

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