Summer launch planned for joint Inmarsat and Skywave service

Inmarsat is working with Skywave Mobile Communications to develop a low data rate tracking, monitoring and messaging service that is planned for launch in the summer.

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Elecsys sees strong quarter boosted by custom assemblies

M2M equipment maker Elecsys saw its sales for the quarter ending 31 January 2011 rise 29% to US$6.1m.

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Evolving Systems stretches positive run to eighteen quarters

Evolving Systems, a provider of software and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, has had its eighteenth consecutive quarter of positive operating profit.

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M2M predictions for 2011

We ask Philippe Guillemette, CTO of Sierra Wireless, to look into his crystal ball and tell us about the year ahead in M2M.

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Elecsys wins remote monitoring order from US military

Elecsys has received an order for remote monitoring systems to be delivered to the United States Department of Defense.

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European M2M market recovering quickly, says IDC

The European machine-to-machine (M2M) market is quickly recovering from the economic crisis of 2008–2009 and is starting to prosper again with growth rates exceeding 12% over the 2010–2015 period, according to research from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Welcome to the decade of M2M: the challenges facing operators – Part 2

In the first part of this article, we suggested that there are three primary challenges that M2M creates for operators. The first two are security/secure authentication

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M2M set to drive growth in cellular connectivity

M2M and embedded mobile applications will lead to strong growth in mobile cellular connectivity, according to a report from Ian Streule, senior manager at Analysys Mason.

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EDMI and Sierra Wireless land award at MWC

EDMI and Sierra Wireless were awarded the GSMA Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Innovation for Utilities at the 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Bridgewater passes ten million milestone for managed devices

Bridgewater Systems has announced that during 2010 it surpassed management of more than ten million devices supporting a range of machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.

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Cinterion and Numerex team up to expand the M2M market in North America

Cinterion, part of Gemalto, and Numerex have announced their partnership to distribute and integrate Cinterion modules across all M2M markets, enabling customers to implement securely and rapidly M2M applications.

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Machines account for 2.0% of mobile network connections worldwide, says Berg Insight

A new research report from Gothenburg, Sweden-based analyst firm Berg Insight, says that 2.0% of mobile network connections worldwide were used for wireless machine-to-machine communication at the end of 2010.

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Digi and Sprint claim first commercial-grade integrated 4G routers for M2M services

Minnesota-based Digi International has introduced what it says are the industry’s first commercial-grade integrated 4G routers – the Digi Connect WAN 4G and ConnectPort X4 4G.

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Are you ready for 10x growth in connected devices?

New systems can raise the efficiency of SIM ordering, activation and marketing, putting more cards in the supply chain yet controlling costs

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Jasper Wireless platform connects Telefónica to M2M and consumer electronics devices

Jasper Wireless and Telefónica, Spain’s incumbent communications network operator, have partnered to wirelessly connect M2M and consumer electronics devices.

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GSMA initiative to look into embedded SIMs

As part of an initiative announced in November 2010, the GSMA has formed a task force of mobile operators to explore the development of an embedded SIM

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