IoT Contract Hot List – November/December 2016

We take a look at who is winning what M2M and IoT business, with whom and where.

The Contract Hot List shows all the IoT related companies announcing recent contract wins, acquisitions or deployments.

If your company is not listed and should be, email the details to us now, marked “Hot List” at [email protected]

Vendor/PartnersClient, CountryProduct / Service (Duration & Value)Awarded
AT&TFarmer’s Fridge, USADeployment of AT&T IoT connectivity to power smart fridges at healthy food take-away chain10.16
BlackberryFord, globalDeal agreed for expanded use of Blackberry’s QNX and security software11.16
DigitalRouteAlpiq, EuropeDigitalRoute IoT Platform chosen by Swiss electricity and energy services provider to drive digitisation of its business11.16
GemaltoPSA Group, globalGemalto selected to equip PSA vehicles at the factory with LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity system10.16
GemaltoAlibaba Group, ChinaCollaboration with Alibaba Group to provide security for its YunOS operating system10.16
HomeserveAviva, UKUK home assistance provider strengthens partnership with insurer Aviva which is offering LeakBot connected leak monitor to customers10.16
Ingenu and Vula TelematixDrakenstein Municipality,
South Africa
Companies partner to roll-out network to support energy services in Paarl, Cape Town region delivered by Drakenstein Municipality9.16
IridiumKomatsu, globalLong-term deal agreed for plant maker to utilise Iridium network for global telematics services10.16
MDSeir Business, IrelandIrish telecoms operator eir Business launches IoT Connect offering using MDS customer management platform11.16
MicrosoftRAC, UKMicrosoft selected to deliver next generation of telematics-based systems for UK motoring organisation11.16
NokiaSonera, FinlandTrial of NB-IoT technology on Sonera’s commercial 4G network11.16
Orange BusinessTractive, AustriaDeal to provide IoT connectivity for Tractive’s pet wearables and tracking devices10.16
PodsystemM2MTrileuco, globalInclusion of PodsystemM2M connectivity in Trileuco’s Tracktherace extreme adventure platform11.16
PTCVodafone Group, globalPTC Thingworx Application Enablement Platform (AEP) chosen to help drive development of new Vodafone IoT apps11.16
PTCEtisalat Digital, UAEPartnership agreed with Etisalat Digital to bring PTC Thingworx IoT platform to the Middle East region
SemtechPervasive Nation, IrelandSemtech LoRa technology chosen to enable Ireland’s nationwide IoT network11.16
Tele2Northstar, globalTele2 Product Cloud offering used to enable Northstar to sell new Advanced Connected Energy (ACE) battery proposition to customers, enabling power back-up and secure remote services11.16
TelefónicaWind Hellas, GreeceGreek mobile operator selects Telefónica to provide IoT solutions10.16
Telefónica BusinessNestlé, globalTelefónica chosen to be the worldwide IoT connectivity provider for Nestlé Professional Coffee Solutions11.16
u-bloxNikken Lease, globalPositioning and cellular technologies from u-blox to be deployed in new Nikken Lease trackable pallets, called Transeeker10.16
u-bloxBaoruh Electric, Taiwanu-blox modules selected to deliver accurate positioning across Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 4G with 3G fallback11.16
VodafoneInmarsat, globalVodafone enters roaming agreement with satellite provider with aim to enable international cellular and satellite roaming connectivity for IoT10.16
VodafoneYamaha, EuropeVodafone to provide embedded telematics system for new Yamaha TMAX SX scooters, the company’s first connected scooters11.16



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