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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Critical asset management solution based on Sony platform launched by KORE and Integron

Independent global Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, KORE, has launched a new managed services solution for critical asset management (CAM). This utilises the Visilion asset tracking platform from Sony Network Communications Europe.

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Thales, Telstra, Microsoft and Arduino deliver scalable trust for easy-to-deploy IoT Applications

Thales and Telstra, Australia’s telecommunications company are working with Microsoft and Arduino to pave the way for scalable security for connected IoT devices, by implementing a solution that enables trusted and secure end-to-end communication between device and cloud.

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Don’t believe the Industry 4.0 hype

Talk of Industry 4.0 has been useful in helping businesses understand the value of industrial automation and connectivity. But a lot of it is just hype, and many of the technologies are not being adopted as broadly or effectively as they could be.

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Mobile network operator forges partnership with CSP to deliver global IoT cloud solution

Eseye, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) services, is partnering with African mobile network operator (MNO) MTN. MTN has joined forces with Eseye and the AnyNet Federation, a new association of MNOs established to meet the complex management and enhanced resilience requirements of the rapidly expanding global M2M IoT customer base.

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Cyxtera transforms data centre colocation with on-demand connectivity and compute

At the first annual Cyxtera Conference, Cyxtera Technologies, the secure infrastructure company, announced the launch of its Cyxtera Extensible Data Centre (CXD) Platform, a software-powered data centre architecture that brings on-demand provisioning to a broad range of colocation and connectivity services.

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Telstra expands in the Middle East with its Telstra Programmable Network and new office in Dubai

Telstra announced the expansion of its business in the Middle East with the Telstra Programmable Network soon to be available via a new point of presence (PoP) in Dubai in addition to a new office in the city-state. The new PoP will offer flexible and dynamic access to Telstra’s high bandwidth,

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Energy industry looks to the IoT to cut waste and drive down emissions, research finds

Energy businesses are increasingly looking to leverage Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to manage and minimise the impact of their operations on the environment. This is a key finding from an independent study commissioned by global mobile satellite company Inmarsat,

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Transatel chooses Gemalto to enable effortless cellular connectivity for users of laptops and tablets with Windows 10

Gemalto, the provider of digital security, is supplying Transatel, a provider in global mobile & IoT connectivity, with a remote subscrip​tion management platform. It will enable users of Windows 10 eSIM-equipped PCs to get online swiftly and seamlessly, from the moment they first power up their device.

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