Inmarsat picks Hughes to develop M2M terminal

Inmarsat has selected Hughes Network Systems to develop a machine-to-machine (M2M) terminal for its BGan service.

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IBM to acquire Q1 Labs and build security intelligence

Armonk, New York, USA: IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to acquire privately held Q1 Labs, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based provider of security intelligence software. The move aims to accelerate IBM’s efforts to secure its clients’ enterprises more intelligently by applying analytics

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Companies form alliance to promote G3-PLC

Twelve major players in the smart grid industry announced a global partnership at this week’s Metering Europe Conference in Amsterdam to support the deployment of the new powerline communications (PLC) protocol called G3-PLC.

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Future Signals – where next for mobile data?

London, UK. 6 October, 2011 — Industry analysts from CCS Insight, Juniper Research, Deloitte and Quocirca will be at London’s City University (pictured) on October 19, 2011 to forecast where the future lies for mobile data.

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Convergys and Plug Smart provide real-time rating and billing for electric vehicles

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. 5 October, 2011 — Today at Metering, Billing/CRM Europe 2011, Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) announced a partnership with Plug Smart to provide real-time rating, billing and data management support for electric vehicle charging stations.

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Tony Holcombe becomes board member at Numerex

Tony Holcombe yesterday (1 October 2011) came out of retirement to join Numerex’s board of directors; he was previously vice chairman of the board of directors of Syniverse, where he served as that company’s president and CEO from 2006 until his retirement earlier this year.

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Kore VP joins CDG’s M2M executive council

Kore Telematics’ vice president Pat Verrington has joined the CDMA Development Group’s (CDG) M2M executive council.

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M2M platform provides secure management

UK communications company Everything Everywhere has launched an M2M management platform developed in partnership with Transatel to allow business customers to manage their accounts and connections securely wherever they are.

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Blog: Quality – The Really Big Picture

Telit has set itself an ambitious quality program — one that goes much further than reliable performance over long lifetimes, which can be 5, 10, 15 or even more years.

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Sensinode flocks to Shepherd

Telenor’s Objects unit plans to add support for Sensinode’s Nanoservices to its Shepherd managed M2M services; Sensinode has also joined the Telenor Objects partner network.

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Intel India to add 20 new partners next year in energy management drive

According to Bangalore-based Business Line, Intel India plans to add 20 new partners in the country next year to its energy management drive. This project is designed to help homes, commercial establishments and industries reduce power consumption.

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Growing connectivity across industries demands open M2M platforms and services, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK – Machine-to-machine (M2M) software platforms and services, once deployed as proprietary technologies, are no longer sufficient in the growing market, according to analyst firm Frost & Sullivan.

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Companies join forces to offer shipment tracking

Web-based applications for international shipping and Customs management provider Acelynk is working with Sensorlogic to produce a smart shipment tracking and Customs compliance offering for companies conducting high-volumes of international trade.

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Deal strengthens supply chain product in industrial market

Global satellite data communications company Orbcomm has signed a marketing agreement with M2M networking technologies firm Camgian Microsystems to supply the Quantus M2M supply chain product to the industrial market.

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Cycle30 selects Comverse for M2M hosted billing services

Cycle30, a Seattle, Washington-based provider of hosted billing services for communications, utility and machine-to-machine (M2M) service operators, has chosen the Comverse BSS solution to power the billing and rating services platform for its growing M2M business.

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Telekom Austria Group delivers promised new M2M company

Vienna, Austria: As first reported by M2M Now on July 7th, 2011, the Telekom Austria Group has set up a new subsidiary company in the M2M field. The new company, the Telekom Austria Group M2M GmbH, acts as

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