The transformation of IoT: The role of hyperscalers in the rise of IoT

The number of connected IoT devices is expected to reach 17 billion by 2030 – with immense value lying in the data they will carry. But how can all these large data sets be combined and interpreted effectively? Connectivity providers have the global infrastructure, experience, and technical expertise required to extract the maximum value out

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BICS, Able Device partner to deliver automated connectivity between private and public networks

International connectivity and global IoT enabler BICS has partnered with Able Device, a provider in SIM-based mobile device application technology. The partnership will add SIMbae – Able Device’s software agent for SIM and eSIMs to the ecosystem of IoT services to pave the way for smooth, automated connectivity between private and public networks on a global

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BICS partners with Thales to simplify eSIM integration for IoT

International connectivity and global IoT enabler BICS has partnered with global technology provider Thales to unlock the potential of IoT for enterprises by removing barriers to eSIM adoption within IoT devices. Thales has engineered a pioneering eSIM activation solution for IoT devices and is working with BICS as a connectivity provider partner.

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Vodafone Business ranked as leading IoT roaming vendor in Juniper Research competitor leaderboard 2022

Hampshire, UK. 13 June 2022 – A new study from Juniper Research has found the global number of roaming IoT connections will increase from 300 million in 2022 to 1.8 billion by 2027; representing 500% growth.

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BICS’ new 5G SA lab helps MNOs and enterprises prepare for international roaming

International communications enabler BICS announces the launch of a new innovation platform the BICS 5G Lab to enable mobile network operators (MNOs) and enterprises to test 5G Standalone (SA) use cases in a lab environment.

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BICS and Microsoft Azure peering partnership accelerates enterprise cloud transformation

BICS, the international communications enabler, announced its support for Microsoft‘s Azure Peering Service, which will provide businesses with direct access to Microsoft services.

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BICS adds private mobile networks connectivity to global SIM for Things solution

International communications enabler BICS has added private mobile networks connectivity to its SIM for Things solution. This latest enhancement to BICS’ solution builds on the recent addition of borderless 5G capabilities, announced in March.

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Microsoft joins the IoT M2M Council to speed Internet of Things adoption

Microsoft has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC), a trade group that fosters a community of 25,000 qualified IoT users. The Microsoft Azure IoT Engineering group will use the IMC as a platform to stay in closer contact with enterprise users and product makers that are deploying IoT technology.

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BICS enables 5G roaming service in Europe

International communications enabler BICS has launched a 5G data roaming service between the Austrian operator, Three Austria and Swiss telecommunications company, Sunrise UPC.

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BICS launches international 5G connectivity to global IoT devices in Canada and Taiwan

International communications enabler BICS announces the addition of borderless 5G capabilities to its SIM for Things solution. This aims to enable enterprises, OEMs and hardware manufacturers to unlock business opportunities and enhance competitiveness with new compelling use cases for connected devices.

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Proximus buys out MTN and Swisscom to take full ownership of BICS

International communications enabler BICS announced that Proximus has acquired MTN and Swisscom’s shares in the company (20% and 22.4% of issued shares respectively). This makes Proximus the sole shareholder in BICS and TeleSign, for a total transaction value of €569 million.

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Three steps for global IoT security

Three years ago, Gartner predicted that by 2020 there would be 20 billion connected ‘things’ in circulation. A lot has changed in three years. In fact, a lot has changed in the last 12 months, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP of Mobility & IoT at BICS.

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BICS and Gurtam partner to deliver IoT asset monitoring and fleet management worldwide

International communications enabler BICS has announced a new partnership with telematics software provider Gurtam to provide Internet of Things (IoT) asset monitoring and fleet management on a global scale.

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How the industrial IoT is creating a safer workforce

“The robots will steal our jobs!” has become a well-worn cry in recent years, as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and automation gain traction. And gain traction they have, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP Mobility and IoT Business, BICS.

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BICS and Avnet Silica combine huge cellular connectivity with hardware expertise

BICS, an international communications enabler, has joined forces with technology solutions provider, Avnet Silica, to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), devices and applications.

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IMC Governors elect Brown and Bybjerg as new chair and vice chair

The Board of Governors of the IoT M2M Council (IMC) has elected Sara Brown of MultiTech and Kim Bybjerg of Tata Communications as their new chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

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