Mobile private networks will connect over 150mn cellular IoT devices by 2030, says report

Transforma Insights has released its forecasts for private network connectivity for IoT for 2019 to 2030, illustrating one of the most dynamic areas of IoT connectivity. Private networks are, of course, already in widespread use with short range technologies such as Wi-Fi and Zigbee currently accounting for around 70% of all connections. What is relatively

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Aeris and Foresolutions ensure med supplies are accurately tracked and temperature monitored

For businesses transporting priority assets, having a reliable connectivity partner is essential to ensure the security and safety of those assets, and vital pharmaceutical products are no exception.

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ADTRAN joins LoRa Alliance to help advance IoT connectivity solutions and applications

ADTRAN, Inc., a provider of business and residential connectivity solutions, has joined the LoRa Alliance as a Contributor Member.

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Cellular IoT devices in global retail industry to reach 116.6mn by 2024

The number of cellular Internet of Things (IoT) connections in the retail industry reached 72.4 million worldwide in 2019, according to a new research report from Berg Insight.

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Global top tier of operators account for 1.27bn cellular IoT connections, with China dominant

Ahead of its annual CSP IoT Peer Benchmarking report, Transforma Insights has published a short report tracking numbers of IoT connections for the top 33 carrier groups worldwide.

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Internet access for underserved students and universities now available in US via CBRS and MultiTech

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of Industrial IoT communication devices and services, has announced a special offer to enables teachers, students and families to optimise pandemic-related US Federal grant money to secure a remote connection for entire student populations – including the 40% without broadband internet access at home.

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Eseye upgrades AWS IoT integration to simplify global device deployment

A new application from Eseye called AnyNet IRIS has been launched to simplify Internet of Things (IoT) project management across AWS regions.

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Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs among partners with ioXt Alliance to secure IoT devices

The ioXt Alliance, which describes itself as the global standard for IoT Security, announced today that major technology companies and manufacturers including Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs, have certified a wide range of devices through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program.

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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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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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Vodafone Business and Energy Web bring IoT and blockchain to renewable and distributed assets

Energy Web (EW) and Vodafone Business, launched a new partnership to help improve the integration of renewable and distributed energy assets within power grids using secure Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and blockchain technology.

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Pod Group partners with Expeto to enable Enterprise First with global IoT connectivity

A strategic partnership has been announced by Pod Group, a provider of platforms, software and connectivity services for the Internet of Things (IoT) and connected enterprises working with Expeto, a platform provider of disruptive cloud and edge IoT Connectivity technology.

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Truphone for Things launches to ‘unlock the power of eSIM’ on the IoT

A new global connectivity solution has been launched to break down complexities in IoT connectivity. Using Truphone’s global network and eSIM technology, Truphone for Things is designed to connect devices anywhere in the world in a few clicks. This is a new solution for companies building anything from smart home devices, asset trackers to connected cameras.

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Vodafone launches IoT-enabled heat detection camera

Vodafone UK, working in partnership with Digital Barriers, has launched a heat detection camera to help UK organisations get back to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. The Heat Detection Camera combines thermal imaging and Vodafone’s IoT connectivity to screen the temperature of people as they enter buildings.

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Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important to step back and recognise the huge effort being made to limit its potential for disruption. From British Gas using its logistics network to deliver supplies to food banks, to teachers using empty D&T classrooms to make face shields for NHS workers, it’s clear that while the pandemic is undoubtedly

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Varlan appointed MD of GIGAEurope representing European Gigabit comms networks

Irina Varlan has been appointed as managing director of  GIGAEurope. This is the new industry organisation that brings together private operators who build, operate and invest in the gigabit communications networks that enable Europe’s digital connectivity.

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