The critical role of wireless connectivity for public EV charging points

Governments are mandating zero carbon emission targets, which require mass adoption of electric vehicles. To meet targets, costs need to come down and charging issues must be addressed. This will require a massive increase in the number of charge points over the next decade to keep pace with sales of EVs (electric vehicles). As electric

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The IoT Connectivity Cookbook – Recipes for IoT success

Looking for the recipe to IoT success? This fun and light-hearted eBook looks at some of the IoT use cases today’s enterprises are launching, and how to streamline their route to success. Offering the ingredients, recipes and methodology for an IoT banquet, it includes a step-by-step guide to: • Global connectivity: Something traditional networks can’t

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Smart Meters Report: Smart utilities target more than metering

Meters used to be focused only on counting consumption. As such, they were a cost for utilities, but a smart meter can not only provide much richer consumption and generation information but also enable the business cases of partners.George Malim reports on smart meter developments and uptake and finds there are new opportunities for utilities

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eSIM Market Report: Can eSIM be the enabler of massive IoT connectivity?

By 2025, GSMA Intelligence forecasts the total number of IoT connections will grow to 25.2 billion. Breaking these numbers down, Ericsson projects 5.2 billion cellular IoT connections also by 2025. This means that, by the mid-2020s, cellular IoT connections are expected to number more than 60% of mobile handset subscriptions and growing faster. The largest

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Will cellular private networks power enterprise IoT?

The coming of 5G and the robust, high-capacity bandwidth of LTE is attracting organisations to cellular options for high-speed private networks. In this issue of Tech Trends, editor George Malim and Transforma Insights founding partner Matt Hatton, explore why enterprises are looking at mobile private networks (MPNs) and how the market is developing to serve

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German enterprises embrace intelligent automation amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven more German enterprises to adopt intelligent automation technologies such as robotic process automation and artificial intelligence, according to a new report published by Information Services Group (ISG), a global technology research and advisory firm.

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How 5G will turbocharge IoT growth

5G is bringing new rich streaming services to the cell phone market, catering for massive increases in broadband use. At the same time, it is set to transform the IoT market, bringing both rich new data services as well as enabling huge new volumes of connected devices. While there is a natural limit to the

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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

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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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