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May 1, 2019

CEO tells IoT Now why Hansen Tech is buying Sigma for £89.4mn

In a cash-only deal announced today, Hansen Technologies, based in Australia, is to acquire Canada’s Sigma Systems for CAN$157 million. The deal took market watchers by surprise and in an exclusive interview with IoT Now, Tim Spencer, CEO of Sigma describes what led to the deal. 

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November 22, 2016

Australian state-wide network will help farmers to live off the LAN

The Internet of Things will soon be rolled out across farmers’ fields in an Australian state, according to the Australian website, The Lead. South Australia is set to become the first fully interconnected state in the Southern Hemisphere through a regional Internet of Things (IoT) network.

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August 6, 2016

Industry losing patience as regulators fail to keep up with IoT consumer security concerns …

Following the FTC’s recent announcement of its intention to study security update practices within the mobile industry, there is growing frustration in some quarters that the regulations take little account of the impact on the Internet of Things (IoT).

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December 27, 2012

Tapit raises AUS$2.3m Series A to expand its NFC ecosystem globally

Sydney, Australia. December 20, 2012 – Near Field Communications (NFC) pioneer, Tapit Media Pty Ltd, has completed a AUS$2.3 million (EUR1.8 million) Series A round of investment led by MPC Ventures Pty Ltd

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August 20, 2012

Adelaide invites tenders for smart grid energy system

Adelaide, Australia. August 20, 2012 — An international competitive bidding tender for a smart grid energy system is reported to have been issued by Australia’s Urban Renewal Authority.

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July 5, 2012

'Smart grids' terminology won't cut it, says Budde. It has to be 'smart energy'

July 4, 2012. BUSINESS WIRE — Research and Markets has published a report entitled ‘Australia – Smart Energy – Trends and analyses 2012’ by Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd. BuddeComm, an independent research and consultancy company focusing on the telecoms market, believes that the term ‘smart grids’ is too narrow.

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July 4, 2012

NetComm Wireless partners with Grid Net to deliver 3G smart grid communication cards

Sydney, Australia — NetComm Wireless Ltd, a developer of wireless products, and the wireless smart grid software company, Grid Net, have announced a strategic alliance to deliver 3G connectivity to smart grid devices worldwide.

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June 25, 2012

China Unicom and Telefonica partner with Telstra for embedded M2M SIMs

China Unicom, through cooperation with Telefónica, has proven a solution for remote management of embedded SIM subscriptions data based on the principles of the embedded SIM that is being developed by the GSMA.

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June 21, 2012

GSMA says the proliferation of connected devices in China will be worth more than US$700 billion in 2020

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connectivity will drive significant growth, cost reductions and efficiencies across the automotive, building and energy industries.

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May 7, 2012

Sierra Wireless releases new AirPrime™ Q2698 embedded module

Sierra Wireless has announced a new addition to its AirPrime™ Q Series of embedded wireless modules. The Q2698 adds support for 3G HSPA+ on five frequency bands to the AirPrime Q Series, along with support for 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE on four frequency bands.



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Partnering is the key to move IoT beyond connectivity. Interview with GSMA

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