Wyless acquires majority interest in TM Data Brazil to guarantee connections in 'coveted market'

Boston, Massachusetts, USA and Sao Paulo, Brazil — Wyless, a global M2M managed services provider and TM Data, the first Brazilian M2M operator, have agreed the acquisition by Wyless of a majority stake in TM Data and the joint formation of Wyless TM Data Brazil. And one analyst says this makes Wyless more of a

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Orbcomm acquires the SENS asset tracking operation

Rochelle Park, New Jersey, USA – Orbcomm Inc., a global provider of M2M solutions, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation’s (Comtech) Sensor Enabled Notification System (SENS) operation, which includes satellite hardware, network technology and web platforms. SENS is a market leader in providing one-way satellite products and services

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AT&T and GE sign global alliance agreement for M2M solutions, Cisco and Intel to join

(Dallas, Texas, USA.  October 9, 2013) — AT&T and GE have signed a global alliance agreement to allow GE machines to connect to the AT&T network and cloud, creating the first highly-secure wireless communications system for GE’s ‘Industrial Internet’. GE will use AT&T’s global network, mobility assets and M2M expertise.

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Camgian Microsystems selects ThingWorx to power its next-generation machine-to-machine solution

Exton, Pennsylvania, USA, 1 October 2013, (Business Wire) – ThingWorx™ has announced that Camgian, a leading provider of advanced sensing technologies and solutions in the areas of low-power microelectronics, sensors, wireless communications and data analysis for the government and industrial sectors, has chosen the ThingWorx platform to enable its latest innovation, Quantus™, a next-generation M2M and

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NEC and Maestro Wireless form strategic partnership for M2M business

Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, 29 September 2013 (Business Wire) NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, and Maestro Wireless Solutions Limited, a Hong Kong-based provider of M2M modules, gateways and solutions, have announced a strategic partnership for exploring M2M business opportunities across the globe.

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Silver Spring Networks expands smart grid project with EDP Distribuição in Portugal

Redwood City, California, USA – Silver Spring Networks Inc., a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has announced the next phase of the project to provide a foundational networking platform supporting a new EDP Distribuição smart grid initiative in Portugal.

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ThingWorx and SIGFOX to deliver 'rapid, low-cost, end-to-end wireless M2M and IoT solutions'

Exton, PA, USA & Nice, France (Business Wire) — ThingWorx™ has announced its latest ThingWorx Ready™ partner, SIGFOX, described as the world’s first cellular network operator dedicated to machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT). The partnership has also been discussed at M2M Innovation World Congress in Nice.

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Neul secures first Series B funding with additional US$5m as Boland drives company in new direction

(Cambridge, UK – September 6, 2013) – Neul Ltd, a specialist in Internet of Things (IoT) network technology using the Weightless™ wireless standard, has closed the initial US$5 million tranche of a new Series B round of equity funding. (See our Exclusive Interview: Neul CEO switches focus from broadband to M2M, lays off staff, plans

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GrDF chooses Capgemini to install the information system for 11m new gas meters in France by 2022

(Paris, France. September 5, 2013) – Capgemini, a consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider, has agreed two three-year contracts with GrDF, worth a total of 23 million euros.  The contracts will see Capgemini developing the information system for the new GrDF smart gas meters that will equip 11 million French homes by 2022. This will

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Telit acquires ILS Technology and Broadcom spends US$164m on LTE assets from Renesas subsidiaries

(London, UK. September 5, 2013) — Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of M2M solutions, products and services, today announced that it has acquired ILS Technology LLC. This news comes 24 hours after Renesas Electronics Corporation reported the transfer of all shares in subsidiaries Renesas Mobile Europe Oy (RME), and Renesas Mobile India Private Ltd

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Vodafone’s sale of Verizon Wireless stake to raise US$130 billion

Newbury, UK, 2 September 2013 – Vodafone has announced that it has reached agreement to dispose of its US group (whose principal asset is its 45% interest in Verizon Wireless) to its joint venture partner Verizon Communications Inc. for US$130 billion (£84 billion).

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M2M Alliance adds Orga Systems to membership of 'the world’s biggest network of M2M players'

(Paderborn, Germany. August 29, 2013) — Orga Systems has joined the M2M Alliance, said to be ‘the world’s biggest M2M association’. Orga Systems is a global vendor of real-time charging and billing software solutions with a customer base across the telecommunications, utilities and M2M markets.

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ARM buys Sensinode Oy to accelerate IoT growth and 'support 30bn connected devices by 2020'

(Cambridge, UK. August 27, 2013) – The surge of M&A activity in the M2M sectors continues as ARM has today announced that it has acquired Sensinode Oy, a provider of software technology for the Internet of Things (IoT). ARM will continue to offer Sensinode’s NanoStack and NanoService products to existing and new customers.

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Scott Hughes appointed vice-president of finance at On-Ramp Wireless to manage growth in Asia

(San Diego, California, USA. Business Wire) — On-Ramp Wireless™, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, has announced that Scott Hughes, has joined the company as vice-president of Finance. Mr. Hughes will oversee On-Ramp’s financial, investor relations, and human resources functions.

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Software AG buys JackBe and launches real-time analytics platform for intelligent operations

(Reston, Virginia, USA. August 22, 2013) – Software AG  has announced the acquisition of JackBe Corporation for an undisclosed price, and launched a new webMethods Intelligent Business Operations Platform (IBO). JackBe is a privately-owned provider of real-time visual analytics and intelligence software.

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Axeda appoints DeSisto as new CEO, announces record growth and US$12m in new funding

(Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA. August 20, 2013) – Axeda Corporation, the cloud-based service and software provider for managing M2M solutions, today announced the appointment of Todd DeSisto (pictured) as president and chief executive officer. The company has also closed US$12 million in growth funding led by JMI Equity, a long-term supporter of Axeda, as well as

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