Killed off by NTT DoCoMo: NB-IoT still kicking globally, but for how long?

Japan’s telco, NTT DoCoMo, shut down its NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) network on March 31st. Coming barely a year after NTT’s services were launched,  Jeremy Cowan editorial director of IoT Now turned to industry watchers for their views on the decision and what lies ahead for NB-IoT.

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Take-home messages from the ‘Why IoT projects fail’ webinar

A recent webinar on Beecham Research’s 100-page “Why IoT projects fail and what to do about them” research report was hosted by IoT Now. Beecham CEO, Robin Duke-Woolley zeroed in on three topics that emerged from interviews with various companies and vendors, as Bob Emmerson reports.

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Why do IoT projects fail?

There was a time when the fact that large IT projects went way over budget and were delivered well past the delivery date wasn’t particularly unusual; it was almost par for the course. So why should the Internet of Things (IoT), which encompasses computing and communications technologies be any different, asks freelance technology writer, Bob

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iBasis and Nordic ‘remove question marks on eSIM NB-IoT and LTE-M’ tech with successful field-testing in 24 countries

Nordic Semiconductor claims that, in conjunction with iBasis, a provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, it has completely invalidated any question marks over cellular IoT and eSIM technology used in NB-IoT and LTE-M Low Power Wide-Area (LPWA) use cases. This follows reports of successful field-testing across 30 countries using a single

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Analyst report: How to become a digital leader in IoT

Device manufacturers who have not yet moved their products towards being connected are facing an increasingly challenging future. Not only are they losing out on the high value software and data-driven service opportunities that connectivity creates, but they are also positioning themselves to lose market share to their competitors who have made this move and

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IoT Pilot webinar: How to get the most from the independent IoT platform finder

If you’re in the process of adopting Internet of Things (IoT) applications, you’ll know how vital it is to choose the right platform. Finding the right one to meet your business needs sounds like finding a needle in a haystack, we understand that. There are platforms for Connectivity, for Device Management, Application Enablement and Data

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IoT Connectivity Supplement 2018

1NCE’s Alexander Sator reveals why the IoT market is ready for ten year, €10 connectivity deals IN THIS ISSUE: INTERVIEW 1NCE’s chief executive, Alexander Sator, tells George Malim why he believes the market is now ready for ten year, €10 connectivity deals NON-CELLULAR IoT Nick Wood tours the non-cellular IoT connectivity options and concludes the mass market

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There are some choices in life you HAVE to get right!

You don’t choose a life partner for their hair colour You don’t choose a home because it has nice curtains You don’t choose a Business Platform for its logo

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IoT Now Magazine December-January 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In December-January issue: TALKING HEADS: Tele2 IoT’s Rami Avidan on plans to orchestrate a flexible, agile and scalable ecosystem

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Enabling new business models through the power of software

Industrial manufacturing is one of the core areas of the global economy. Manufacturing plants create employment and encourage development of expertise in high-value sectors, such as product and process design, sales, and marketing.

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Sierra Wireless claims the most secure Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo module with integrated cloud services

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the BX Series Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo modules with built-in cloud services and security features.

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Self-configuring, self-healing mesh networks meet meters’ signal propagation demands

As smart meter roll-outs continue across the globe, David Parker, a senior analyst at Beecham Research talks to Geoff Sarney, the senior vice president for global sales and marketing at CyanConnode to understand the challenges and different requirements large-scale smart meter rollouts place on technology providers.

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Continuous innovation is at the core of development for the IoT vision

The summer break is behind us. With a rested mind, we want to reflect on the status of the Internet of Things (IoT). There are many factors affecting the market place. On the technological side, continuous developments excite supply and demand: the return of relevance of connectivity forms with LPWAN and 5G, the evolution and

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Cellular Modules for IoT: Key Elements for IoT Market Development

A new report from Beecham Research Cellular Modules for IoT 2017 explores some of the significant changes now taking place in this market.

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Connectivity and infrastructure platform means customers feel like they own their own connectivity

Robin Duke-Woolley, the founder and chief executive of Beecham Research interviews Oliver Tucker the chief executive of Wireless Logic to learn more about how customers can receive the experience of owning their own connectivity to support their IoT applications.

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IoT relies on five key attributes to ensure a secure foundation for services to run over

Security in IoT is a process that relies on continuous security across five key dimensions of an IoT service. These five attributes are Secure Boot, Secure Firmware over the Air, Secure Physical Interface and APIs, Secure Physical Transport Layer and Robustness. Here, Mats Andersson, the senior director of technology for short range wireless at u-blox,

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