How to find the perfect connectivity provider for your Energy or Utilities management solution

The internet of things has transformed the entire energy and utilities sector from production through distribution. However, the industry has varying connectivity needs for different types of energy sources and for different aspects of energy and utilities management. Companies designing remote tank monitoring systems don’t need the same things from their connectivity service as companies

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Appetite for all categories of LPWAN is growing

Does LoRaWAN really meet more IoT connectivity needs more of the time?The low power wide area network (LPWAN) field has become increasingly crowded with options such as narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), Sigfox and LoRaWAN all available to connect IoT devices.These technologies meet the needs of many IoT applications because of their low cost, global coverage, ease

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How to address the challenges of connected healthcare

How data, connectivity and devices are improving patient outcomes The pandemic has placed healthcare at the forefront of everyone’s agenda. As Canada’s largest healthcare IT provider, TELUS is on a mission to improve access to quality healthcare and deliver better health outcomes through technology. Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO of Beecham Research and Therese Cory, a

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Are you ready to manage the millions?

Device management seeks differentiation as market matures As the long wait for the volume of IoT devices in deployment to grow from millions to billions starts to end, renewed attention is focusing on device management. It’s now well-understood that the more devices deployed, the greater the management requirement has become and, like everything in IoT

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How to achieve best practice in IoT connectivity

Expert guide to the key trends dominating IoT connectivity and how to seize them The year 2020 has been a strange one for the Internet of Things. Many of the headlines have, of course, been dominated by the impact and reaction to COVID-19. However, it has also been a year in which many emerging trends

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The vital role of real-time data during the pandemic

It’s a long, dusty road by motorcycle or bus for a courier travelling in countries like Uganda, Papua New Guinea or Mozambique. Strapped across the courier’s body is a bag that contains days-to-weeks’ worth of handprinted, hard-copy medical diagnostics results. Health officials need those results urgently in order to identify infected areas and control the

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The Evolution of Core Networks in the Age of IoT

Moving into IoT services is a foregone conclusion for most Mobile Operators, but the route to get there is far from clear, starting with the infrastructure itself. Some mobile operators are planning to hold onto their existing core infrastructure used for their mobile phone subscribers, and tack on IoT functionality. At a glance, this could

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Tomorrow’s smart connected products require smarter connectivity services today

One key fact is clear. Today’s enterprises do not necessarily have in-depth telecommunications expertise, and more than that – they shouldn’t need to in order to make a success of IoT initiatives. The IoT market has changed, with new needs that must be supported by Connectivity Management Platform (CMP) vendors on both the supply side

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How to find the perfect connectivity provider for your fleet management solution

Fleet management is a highly competitive market. If the key is to stand out, beat the competition and win more customers, then you’ll need vital support, flexibility and expertise from your connectivity provider. However, not every connectivity provider is well-equipped to tackle the most common challenges to scale. How do you determine what each connectivity

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Transforming Your Organization’s DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age

This is the very last page we wrote for the book, but we think it is the first one you should read. You have probably heard, read, or talked a lot about the idea of digital transformation, both inside and outside of your organization. Like other business and management ideas and terms, digital transformation may

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Building a World-Class IoT Solution as a Service: How Telecom Argentina and Nokia Create Future Revenue Streams – analyst report

The enterprise IoT market is now developing rapidly, both in terms of numbers of businesses requiring IoT solutions, as well as in the greater sophistication of those solutions. This is because, for an increasing number of businesses, IoT is moving from ‘nice-to-have’ to strategic necessity. At the same time, enterprise use of IoT is broadening

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Innovative Connectivity Solutions – Internet of Things Use Cases

Internet of Things (IoT) and Market OpportunitiesInterconnecting everyday objects to the Internet through smart sensors. Internet of things (IoT) allows connected devices to be monitored and/or controlled from afar. Data are processed in real time without human interference. Such smart characteristics benefits businesses in loss prevention, resources efficiency, M2M communication, and more. Therefore, IoT is

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How to optimise for success – device management for IoT deployment

Excellent device management is critical to any Internet of Things (IoT) deployment, says Josh Taubenheim, an IoT analyst at the USbased IoT test and research organisation, MachNation. Here he describes the four requirements to consider when choosing an IoT device management vendor. The IoT device management (DM) space is one of the most important and

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How to secure your devices – IoT Now report

The issue of IoT security has been prevalent since the first things were being connected. This special report by IoT Now’s Antony Savvas considers how security technology has evolved and whether it is up to the job. The report looks at the market itself and what issues the industry has to address, including expert opinions

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eSIM delivers greater freedom for IoT OEMs – analyst report

Traditional SIM card restricts IoT growth for OEMs. The original SIM card (Subscriber Identity Module) – the plastic card inserted into your mobile phone to determine which network operator (MNO) your phone is assigned to – has essentially not changed much since it first came to the market in 1991. It has been well suited

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Simplified device design demands solutions not individual components – special report

IoT lives and dies on the success of the applications it enables. The first two decades have seen enormous efforts made to understand how all the complex and interrelated technologies can work together and interoperate to create the devices needed to enable the applications but now, as deployments hit significant scale, we’re entering a competitive

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