IoT Contract Hot List – January/February 2020

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Vendor/PartnersClient, CountryProduct/Service (Duration & Value)  Awarded
City FibreCity of Wolverhampton Council, UK20-year contract agreed for full fibre network to connect council’s public sector estate2.20
CSGTelstra, Asia-PacificDeal to provide billing and provisioning capabilities for Telstra Connected Car solution across the Asia-Pacific region2.20


GeotabGeneral Motors, globalIntegrated telematics system launched using the Geotab Integrated Soltuion to help General Motors meet all fleet connectivity requirements1.20
IDEMIAFiat Chrysler Automobiles, globalSelection of IDEMIA’s DAKOTA eSIM offering and subscriber management platform to enable lifetime connectivity choice for vehicles2.20
IoTeropElvaco, SwedenIoTerop’s IOWA system selected by smart meter company to accelerate growth1.20
KerlinkUN Refugee Agency, globalImplementation of water management pilot project using Kerlink LoRaWAN gateways2.20
NokiaTelecom Argentina, ArgentinaNokia Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) chosen to enable telecoms operator to offer IoT services to enterprises across Latin America2.20
NotionNationwide Insurance, USAProvision of smart home monitoring technology to help alert customers via personal devices of water leaks, CO2 and smoke alarms and opening of doors or windows2.20
Orange Business ServicesAbu Dhabi Smart City, Abu DhabiDevelopment of bespoke app called IoT Cockpit through smart cities co-innovation programme2.20
RealWearItalgas, ItalyItalian gas distributor chooses RealWear intrinsically safe wearable device platform to help digitalise operations2.20
SenetDigital Matter, Australia               Partnership agreed to deliver LoRaWAN asset tracking and management solutions for developer of battery powered tracking devices and telematics software1.20
ServiceMaxSmiths Detection, UKThreat detection and screening technologies specialist selects ServiceMax to provide asset-centric field service management2.20
Sierra WirelessElectriq Power, USADeal agreed for home energy storage, management and monitoring company to take devices, network, services and software from Sierra Wireless1.20
SigfoxAn Post, IrelandDeal to use VT-IoT, Ireland’s Sigfox 0G network provider’s, tracking technology for parcels and ecommerce logistics2.20
SpaceflightAstrocast, globalNew contract agreed for the launch of ten additional IoT nanosatellites2.20
Swisscom and Telia, EuropeSprint Curiosity IoTNew relationship agreed to expand Sprint Curiosity IoT across Europe2.20
T-Mobile Austria and EricssonStanley Black and DeckerT-Mobile Austria network and Ericsson IoT Accelerator selected by tool manufacturer’s digital accelerator unit2.20
VerizonHoneywell, USAVerizon Managed Connectivity LTE solutions selected to enable utilities to rapidly deploy LTE smart meters1.20
VerizonHERE Technologies, globalVerizon 5G and low latency mobile edge compute infrastructure combines with HERE Technologies’ precise mapping to create new safety and navigation systems1.20

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