Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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Eurotech announces software qualification of Everyware Software Framework with AWS IoT Core

Eurotech – a company that designs, develops, and deploys hardware, software, services and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) – is extending its commitment as a Select Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network and announced the software qualification of the Eurotech Everyware Software Framework (ESF) with AWS IoT Core. Eurotech’s ESF allows

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National energy company HEP-Plin digitises gas meters in Croatia

HEP-Plin, part of the HEP Group, the national energy company in Croatia, is deploying Byte Lab retrofit smart devices powered by the Sigfox 0G network to digitise their gas meters. The deployment will be finalised by end of the year and marks one of the deployments of smart utilities solutions to date in Croatia.

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Partners’ remote monitoring of COVID patients with diabetes cuts staff exposure and PPE use

The independent global IoT specialist, KORE, has created an ongoing partnership with Dexcom Inc., a provider of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). This will rapidly deliver an innovative remote patient monitoring solution to assist care providers during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Cloud-native networking firm NetFoundry works with dtac on NaaS

NetFoundry, a specialist in providing zero trust, cloud native networking is partnerng with South Asian telecom operators, dtac. Together the companies are introducing a new network service to the industry called SmartConnect.

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High altitude internet platforms ‘crucial’ in future pandemics

Solar-powered high altitude platforms could solve the problem of rural connectivity in communities across the globe. They may also save lives – and economies – during the next global pandemic, too.

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Three questions network operators should ask about IoT security

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic put the reliability and security of communications networks under the spotlight as millions of people reverted to work, care, and learn from home, says Steve Buck, SVP product and operations, security business unit at Mobileum. Many have commented that out of necessity, the digital transformation of many industries

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CKH IOD to deploy CSG’s cloud-native, microservices-based online IoT charging

CSG reports that a new engagement with CKH Innovations Opportunities Development (CKH IOD), a unit of CK Hutchison’s telecom division. The deal will provide a cloud-native, microservices-based online charging solution for CKH IOD’s wholesale and Internet of Things (IoT) customers.

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Public safety LTE/5G-ready network infrastructure a $2 Billion opportunity, says SNS Telecom & IT

SNS Telecom & IT‘s latest research report indicates that annual investments in public safety LTE/5G-ready infrastructure – for dedicated, hybrid commercial-private and secure MVNO networks – will reach $2 Billion by the end of 2020. With the standardization of MCX (Mission-Critical PTT, Video & Data), IOPS (Isolated Operation for Public Safety), HPUE (High-Power User Equipment)

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Trusted Connectivity Alliance grows and strengthens across SIM ecosystem

Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA), a global, non-profit industry association working to enable a secure connected future, has welcomed Arm, NXP and Qualcomm to the organisation as its latest members. Linxens and Workz Group have also joined as members in 2020.

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5 challenges still facing the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a huge part of how people live, communicate and do business. All around the world, web-enabled devices are turning our world into a more switched-on place to live.

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How to make a strategic choice when selecting the right cellular connectivity partner

Connectivity is a fundamental component of an IoT solution. Early in their IoT journey device manufacturers and vertical solution providers often leave the connectivity choice to their customers. This causes significant, complex integration issues and frequent troubleshooting when working with multiple mobile network operators. Connectivity is not just a means for exchanging data, it is

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Software AG and Tech Mahindra partner on IoT and analytics innovation for telcos

Software AG announced a partnership with Tech Mahindra, a provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions.

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IoT and education: Bridging the digital divide

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, schools worldwide had to shut down quickly. While many schools already operated with some online component, most were not equipped to become 100% digital in a matter of days. Our own online portal for digital learning saw a 200% increase in activity after the outbreak put schools on a

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Global IoT interoperability progress as support grows for oneM2M

International standards initiative oneM2M has welcomed a range of new members as organisations around the world seek to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) market through greater interoperability.

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Vodafone Business and Energy Web bring IoT and blockchain to renewable and distributed assets

Energy Web (EW) and Vodafone Business, launched a new partnership to help improve the integration of renewable and distributed energy assets within power grids using secure Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and blockchain technology.

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