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Riot 286 Around The Web Roundup

// M&A, Strategies, Alliances // Maersk has invested in Onomondo, a cellular connectivity provider that has IoT ambitions and claims to have brokered coverage in 185 countries. Maersk says this will provide scalable, cost-efficient connectivity options, as it wants to control its own connectivity. Acuity Brands has acquired LocusLabs, a startup specializing in indoor location and wayfinding applications, which Acuity will use in its lighting-based indoor-positioning portfolio – targeted at retail, office, and airport customers. No financial terms were disclosed. // LPWANs & IoT Networks // Siemens has also applied for private 5G spectrum licenses, following its rival Bosch into the field. MNOs not wanting to be left in the cold should be moving to ensure they are viewed as…

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