oneM2M publishes whitepaper on IoT and sustainability to promote responsible design principles

oneM2M has announced the release of its whitepaper on IoT sustainability. Co-written by diverse industrial stakeholders, it describes the sustainability landscape, surveys potential demand for sustainability solutions and shows how different organisations are pursuing sustainability objectives.

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1NCE raises US$50mn for global expansion led by investors SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom

IoT Carrier 1NCE reports it has raised $50 million (€42.87 million) in new financing. The capital is being provided by investors including Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank, and other investors. 1NCE offers cellular device connectivity at a fixed price in over 100 countries via 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, NB-IoT and LTE-M. Its cloud-based connectivity platform includes IoT

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Berg Insight says global cellular IoT connections grew 12% to reach 1.7 billion in 2020

A new report from the IoT market research firm Berg Insight says that the global number of cellular IoT subscribers increased by 12% during 2020 to reach 1.74 billion.

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Hamburg deploys oneM2M smart city standards to go greener

Whether one is dealing with a manufacturing plant or a smart city, the architecture of a distributed Internet of Things (IoT) system depends on several design considerations, says Ingo Freise, software architect at Deutsche Telekom.

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Smart homes in Europe and North America to total 179mn in 2024

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 102.6 million in 2020.

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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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MobiledgeX extends edge computing support to the enterprise with platform update

MobiledgeX, Inc. has released MobiledgeX Edge-Cloud R2.0 for the enterprise edge. This enables private and public edge cloud integration to allow developers to deploy location-specific services.

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Industry ecosystem grows but still faces problems down the road

It’s been a busy few weeks for the IoT ecosystem. Here, freelance technology writer Antony Savvas looks at developments and also considers some of the problems.

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Cash raised and alliances formed in spreading IoT industry ecosystems

THE ECOSYSTEM VIEW: In the latest instalment of his ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts the latest movers and shakers in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry.

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Smart home automation revenues to exceed $57mn by 2024, driven by smart security

New data analysed by Juniper Research indicates that automation revenues will exceed US$57 million (€50 million) by 2024. This is up from $18 million (€16 million) in 2019, and is driven by smart security solutions.

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Berg Insight says NB-IoT device shipments reached 53 million units in 2018

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, global shipments of NB-IoT devices reached 53 million units in 2018. Annual shipments are expected to almost triple in 2019 reaching 142 million units.

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IoT: Where are we going wrong?

When Jeremy Cowan, IoT Now’s editorial director & publisher, was asked to moderate and open the 7th IoT Forum CE (June 5th, Vienna, Austria) the brief for his presentation was “Industrial IoT: Where are we going?” By the time he’d finished drafting it, it had turned into “Where are we going wrong?” Here is his

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Tiempo Secure joins Deutsche Telekom’s nuSIM partnering network

Deutsche Telekom has listed Tiempo’s TESIC Secure Element as a dedicated hardware enclave in the latest nuSIM Security Specification.

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It’s strategy not technology that is challenging enterprises

Rami Avidan is responsible for the Internet of Things (IoT) business at T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom’s enterprise customer unit. Having worked in IoT for around 20 years, he tells IoT Now, that, as the IoT market place develops, enterprises are focusing on strategies for the long term rather than specific technologies. Avidan is confident that network

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CSP sales channels will be sidelined in US$21.3bn smart home device market by 2024, says Rethink

In key geographic markets, smart home device sales will reach 356.3 million units annually in 2024, accounting for 80.2 million total smart homes. This represents an installed base of 1.33 billion smart home devices, with annual sales revenue of $21.3 billion (€18.99 billion) in 2024.

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NGMN gathers global operators for briefing on industry use cases building on 5G

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance brought together several global operators to showcase 5G use cases beyond mobile broadband at its press and industry briefing at Mobile World Congress.

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