India can teach the world four lessons for the future of smart metering, says Cronin

Smart metering is being rolled out in many advanced economies but this is one of those times when lessons may best be learned from an emerging economy, in this case India. In this exclusive interview, Jeremy Cowan talks to John Cronin, executive chairman of CyanConnode, about the lessons of interoperability, security, simplicity and collaboration.

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Demand growing fast for digital twins and AI in automotive, power generation and aviation, says GE’s CDO

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Autonomous systems, supported by artificial intelligence (AI) and digital twins, are a game-changer for industrial organisations. Today we are moving away from people telling machines what to do to a world where machines tell people what to do.

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Costs and opportunities rise as transport providers deploy IoT, analytics and AI for automotive and fleet management

In interview with the brand new digital title for IoT in Automotive, Fleet Management and Logistics – Transport360 – Sean Riley, Global Manufacturing and Transportation Industry director, Software AG talks to Editor, Jeremy Cowan

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Range, cost and power optimisation – how the benefits of LPWA opens the door to a class of new IoT applications

Recent years have seen a proliferation of technologies and standards centred on low power wide area network (LPWAN) communications, resulting in a highly diverse market landscape. Fredrik Stålbrand, senior analyst at Berg Insight, interviews Sara Brown, senior director of marketing at MultiTech, talking about the company’s approach to LPWA and applications in the agricultural sector

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1NCE automated processes and open interfaces eradicate complexity from IoT connectivity

Younes Allaki is the chief technology officer of 1NCE, the provider of a revolutionary connectivity offering for IoT that enables IoT applications and services to access connectivity on a buy once, flat rate fee for ten years.

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Simplify and accelerate IoT network design, deployment and operation with end-to-end turnkey solutions

Stéphane Dejean, the chief marketing officer at Kerlink, tells Fredrik Stålbrand, a senior analyst at Berg Insight, about Kerlink’s evolving positioning as a Network-asa- Service (NaaS) provider and its activities in the market for private low power wide area (LPWA) networks.

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Cost, power consumption and ease of design and configuration see LoRa selected for Indian IoT connectivity

Tata Communications has recently started to roll-out LoRa technology for its low power wide area network (LPWA) across India. Here, Anthony Bartolo, the digital infrastructure provider’s chief product officer, details the needs of developing markets and the Internet of Things (IoT) applications that are driving adoption. He also explains why Tata Communications has chosen LoRa

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Stream’s managed end-to-end eUICC connectivity service eliminates need to manage multiple contracts and orchestrate underlying systems

As embedded universal integrated circuit cards (eUICCs) and embedded subscriber identification modules (eSIMs) begin to be rolled out enterprises and mobile network operators are being freed from the constraints of having to manage contracts with multiple providers in different countries in order to support IoT deployments. Mohsen Shakoor, who leads strategic partnerships at Stream Technologies,

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IoT success relies on rapid implementation, open platforms and security throughout

Bernd Gross is senior vice president of IoT and Cloud at Software AG. He was previously responsible for the IoT Business at Nokia Siemens Networks and chief executive of Cumulocity and has seen IoT develop from an exciting concept for the future into a market reality. Here, he tells George Malim, the managing editor of

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eUICC presents the next step towards multi-carrier, multi-platform IoT

The embedded universal integrated circuit card (eUICC) introduces a means for organisations to evade the traditional constraints of subscriber identification module (SIM) cards issued by mobile network operators under cellular connectivity contracts. These contracts have required organisations to replace operator SIMs if they wish to change provider but eUICCs enable organisations with greater flexibility and

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Cost, power consumption and ease of design and configuration see LoRa selected for Indian IoT connectivity

Tata Communications has recently started to roll-out LoRa technology for its low power wide area network (LPWA) across India. Here, Anthony Bartolo, the digital infrastructure provider’s chief product officer, details the needs of developing markets and the Internet of Things (IoT) applications that are driving adoption. He also explains why Tata Communications has chosen LoRa

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Automotive and insurance services set to lead megascale IoT deployment

As global director of Vodafone IoT, Stefano Gastaut leads the mobile operator’s Internet of Things (IoT) business unit and is responsible for driving its IoT growth, business strategy, products and profit and loss at a global level, including for the Vodafone Automotive business. Prior to this role, Gastaut was chief executive of Vodafone Egypt, which

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Automotive, smart manufacturing and energy expected to benefit first from 5G in the Internet of Things

Where will we see the first impact of 5G in the Internet of Things, and how will it change services? To find out, Jeremy Cowan talks to Stephan Gatien, general manager of the Telecommunications Business at SAP.

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EXCLUSIVE: Director of Alibaba Cloud unveils the company’s strategy for entering the telecoms industry

The new partnership of China-based cloud service provider, Alibaba Cloud and telecoms software provider, ZTEsoft will inevitably bring new products to the market for telecom network operators.

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Cellular IoT connectivity is not an internet experience, it’s a secure, dedicated connection

Analysys Mason’s research director Tom Rebbeck caught up with Arkessa chief executive, Andrew Orrock, to talk about how the barriers to IoT adoption are gradually falling, and how mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) can succeed in a market with numerous large global mobile network operators (MNOs)

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IoT leaves Trough of Disillusionment as operators figure out ‘how to build a network and a business’

For about two years the Internet of Things (IoT) has been in what Gartner’s Hypecycle refers to as the ‘Trough of Disillusionment’. So say three InterDigital executives talking to Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now at Mobile World Congress (#MWC18) in Barcelona.

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