Telekom Austria Group in first demo of NB-IoT in Austria at M2M/IoT CEE Forum

Digitalisation is making great strides forward through all sectors of industry and not even politics is exempt. M2M or the Internet of Things is already the fastest-growing area of business in telecommunications.

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UK’s ‘largest mission-critical IoT radio network’ claimed by Maxxwave at launch

Powered by its existing Ambitalk radio network, Maxxwave reportedly offers coverage of much of the UK. With up to 40 miles available from each transmitter site using its radio technologies, Ambitalk is said to be the UK’s largest PAMR radio network.

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Auto industry needs more IoT innovation

The pace of change in the automotive industry is accelerating across a number of areas, from fuel economy and C02 emissions to the age of autonomous driving and the advent of the sharing economy where ride or car sharing is changing how vehicles are made.

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How the IoT will impact today’s product strategies

Products are getting smarter and more connected every day. Software and sensors are being embedded in everything from thermostats to cars, driving unprecedented innovation. 

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The future of customer experience

Increasingly, companies are moving away from a price-led approach in favour of a value-led strategy. One that puts the focus on customer experience. Retaining customers and growing brand awareness are mounting challenges for B2B businesses.

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ZTE claims to be the first to accomplish verification on standard NB-IoT system

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet,

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The number of smart homes in Europe and North America tops 17.9 million in 2015

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 17.9 million in 2015.

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Making smart homes the rule, not the exception

Jetsons-style smart homes were once a pipe dream for consumers, however they are now slowly becoming a reality across the world.

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Ingenu partners with Taiwanese ODM Compal to deliver ‘robust’ IoT device ecosystem

Ingenu™, a US-based company delivering connectivity exclusively to machines, and Compal Electronics, an original design manufacturer (ODM) of IT products,

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Karlson and Managed 24/7 claim an IoT first for managed print services’ predictive support

Karlson, an independent workplace technology solutions expert, has announced the managed print services (MPS) industry’s first Predictive Support model, in partnership with next generation IT and telecommunications managed services provider, Managed 24/7.

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London’s IoT advanced incubator Breed Reply adds three start-ups to its portfolio

Breed Reply, Reply’s IoT investor, funding and supporting startups in the Internet of Things space, announced that agreements have been signed with Connecterra (Netherlands), Kokoon (UK) and Sentryo (France).

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Not all “things” are equal – critical infrastructure needs a dedicated network

The term “Internet of Things” covers a wide variety of different connected devices. At Mobile World Congress this year, these ‘things’ being exhibited included thermostats, warehouse technology, wearables, and even the ubiquitious connected fridge.

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Sierra Wireless announces availability of AirLink MP70 for public transportation and field services

Sierra Wireless has announced availability of the AirLink® MP70, an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) vehicle router for mission-critical applications in public safety (police, fire, ambulance), public transportation and field services.

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How will the IoT ecosystem be tested?

The large volumes and the diversity of devices that are predicted to be connected to the IoT over the next few years will introduce a new set of challenges in testing and validation – not only for the devices themselves, but also for the networks that will support them.

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Aeris and LORENTZ collaborate to reduce global deployment for solar-powered water-pumping

Aeris, has announced it has integrated its Aeris IoT Solutions platform with LORENTZ, a provider of solar powered water pumping solutions.

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Do you need a crazy, IT-addicted mayor to develop a smart city?

A high-level network operator panel was assembled on Day One of M2M World Congress 2016 in London last week. Moderated by Tom Rebbeck, research director at Analysys Mason, it covered operators’ future roles and the proposed need for a “crazy, IT-addicted mayor” when creating smart cities.

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