EUSANET and Eutelsat Broadband introduce satellite-based broadband solution for rural Germany

EUSANET, a German provider of satellite-based broadband access solutions and Eutelsat Broadband have joined forces to deliver a new broadband solution for rural German communities by combining satellite-based Internet services with Wi-Fi networks.

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Assuring quality of service in M2M and IoT connectivity

Despite being a key building block of any wider machine-to-machine solution, there are important differences between M2M connectivity services and traditional mobile services that need careful consideration as these, by definition, can’t provide human feedback. On top of this, many M2M users need global connectivity, which in turn involves international roaming partners.

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Ingenu CEO explains why he’s rebranding On-Ramp and what it will mean for IoT users

John Horn, formerly CEO of RacoWireless until its acquisition by KORE in November 2014, talks to M2M Now’s editorial director, Jeremy Cowan about the changes he is making in his new role as chief executive of Ingenu, formerly On-Ramp Wireless.

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CSR aims for cost-effective low power Bluetooth Smart connection to smart homes

CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) has announced the latest version of its Bluetooth® Smart solution for the smart home – CSRmesh® Home Automation. The latest software release adds sensor and actuator models to build on the original protocol that was designed for lighting control

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Romteck Australia collaborates with u-blox to upgrade its remote monitoring systems

Romteck Australia, a provider of remote monitoring systems and services catering to fire services, airports, defense organisations and mining companies Australia-wide, collaborates with u-blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, to upgrade its product portfolio.

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Ericsson and SK Holdings to jointly develop IoT platforms for globally specialised services

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and SK Holdings C&C, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a global collaborative ICT ecosystem.

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M2M SIM card tax break for M2M services dramatically boosts IoT adoption rate

Less than a year after the Brazilian government introduced an 80% reduction in M2M SIM activation and operation taxes for M2M-only devices, a dramatic boost in implementation is apparent according to a new research note from TechPolis.

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A one-word description of the Enterprise Internet of Things: Deliberate

With the buzz surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT), one might think that everything from sneakers to servers is now connected in a seamless fashion. In the world of consumer technology, this capability isn’t too far from the truth, with near ubiquitous Wi-Fi and an increasing emphasis on social shareability of even the most mundane

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‘We don’t need 5G’ say delegates at Future of Wireless International Conference

It’s official – we don’t need 5G, or at least not anytime soon and not as narrowly defined. That’s according to delegates at the recent CW Future of Wireless International Conference in London who took part in the closing Cambridge Debate focused on the question, ‘Do we need 5G?’

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Intelliport selects Altair to provide high performance LTE M2M Gateway

Altair Semiconductor a provider of LTE chipsets, announced that its FourGee-3800/6300  Category 4 (CAT-4) Chipset has been selected by Intelliport Solutions, a provider of M2M (Machine-to-Machine) communication solutions, to be implemented in Intelliport’s new M2M gateway.

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Bluetooth SIG demos tech for coffee-makers, modular smartwatches and lightbulb speakers

London, UK. June 4, 2015 — Bluetooth® Special Interest Group (SIG) hosted a showcase event in London last week called ‘The Future is Smart’, demonstrating some of the best Bluetooth innovation coming out of the UK and Europe.

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Never mind Fibre to the Kerb, Powerline WiFi range extender kit carries it up the stairs

PRODUCT REVIEW: If you have high ‘net dependency proto-adults (let’s call them teenagers) at home you may recognise this conversation, says Jeremy Cowan. It starts with an expression close to bereavement.

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Weightless-N open standard v1.0 is published based on low power wide area star network

The Weightless SIG (special interest group) has published version 1.0 of the new Weightless-N open standard based on a low power wide area star network architecture.

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Will IoT destroy capitalism, what happens to all that blood and will we soon be robots?

Top billing at Thursday’s IoTx Live event in London rightly went to an audience with James Brehm, founder and chief technology evangelist of James Brehm & Associates, and Matt Hatton, co-founder & CEO of Machina Research. Here, Jeremy Cowan learns from IoT’s funniest double act.

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Before the IoT there was roaming: The importance of getting the basics right

There is no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) and other wearable innovations boast considerable long-term market valuations. A new report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers predicts that IoT will have a US$4.5 trillion impact on the global economy, adding four percent to global GDP by 2020.

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Strip-mining the radio spectrum

New connectivity technologies hope to extract the maximum value from a finite resource using low-power, long-range networks. But where are the standards, asks M2M Now’s new editor, Alun Lewis?

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