Verizon Business’ ThingSpace IoT Marketplace, a new digital portal that helps customers - from small and medium-sized businesses to large enterprises - quickly purchase, activate and manage customized IoT solutions. From choosing the right devices and connectivity options to bundling them with services for device management, security, location, advanced diagnostics, and firmware updates, users can now seamlessly access a variety of tools on the highly-scalable ThingSpace platform to quickly launch an IoT deployment. ThingSpace makes it easy to connect, test and manage IoT devices on Verizon's award-winning wireless network.

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As of July 1, the Universal Service Fund (USF) contribution factor exceeded 26%.  In other words, for every dollar consumers and businesses spend on voice and data transport services, service providers must pay more than a quarter towards supporting USF programs, a heavy tax by any measure.

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Telecom Review has always been a pioneer in the digital media space. Embracing digitalization has always been a key pillar of our vision and strategy. Given the current circumstances, we have decided to pursue our mission of connecting industry leaders.

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The 5G Future Forum, a group of global 5G leaders accelerating the delivery of Multi-access Edge Computing-enabled solutions around the world, will release its first technical specifications to its members in the third quarter of 2020 – a major step forward in enabling global interoperability for 5G and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) deployment to deliver efficient and innovative services to end customers. There are two major sets of technical specifications.

Read more: 5G Future Forum Global Adoption of 5g Multi-Access Edge Computing