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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Deutsche Telekom tests in four EU countries as it prepares for LTE-M market rollout in 2019

Deutsche Telekom (DT) is preparing the roll out of its 5G-ready LTE-M technology in 2019 with the accelerated development of LTE-M solutions. The company today unveils the finalists of the hubraum LTE-M Prototyping program at a summit in Vienna, Austria.

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1NCE to extend global connectivity offering to China

1NCE, the provider of the world’s first IoT flat rate (powered by Deutsche Telekom), announced plans to expand the global footprint of its IoT connectivity solution. As of now, customers will be able to use temporary 2G/3G roaming (for non-permanent applications) in China.

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The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 45mn in 2017, says Berg

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 45 million in 2017.

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1NCE extends footprint to Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine

1NCE, reportedly the first Tier 1 IoT (Internet of Things) carrier providing an IoT connectivity Flatrate (powered by Deutsche Telekom), has started operations in the emerging IoT markets of Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine.

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1NCE takes flat rate IoT connectivity home with new HomeBeat.Live partnership

1NCE, the provider of a new connectivity offering for IoT that enables IoT applications and services to access connectivity on a buy once, flat rate fee for ten years, announced a new partnership with HomeBeat.Live, a smart buildings specialist that provides a digital platform to apartment buildings.

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