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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European cellular IoT market to grow 384% by 2023, but telcos warned of LoRa, Sigfox

The European market for cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communications will grow to 416.5 million connections by 2023, from 86 million at the end of 2017, according to ABI Research. This growth, of 384%, will come with the launch of new Internet-of-Things (IoT) based LTE-M and NB-IoT networks and services, notably.

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Third-party IoT CMPs had 120 million devices under management in 2017, reports Berg Insight

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of devices managed on third-party connectivity management platforms (CMPs) will grow at a CAGR of 30.3% from 120 million in 2017 to reach 440 million by 2022. This accounted for about 18% of the total installed base of cellular IoT

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DT and Vodafone Group complete successful NB-IoT roaming trial in Europe, says GSMA

The GSMA reports that mobile operators Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Vodafone Group have successfully completed the first international roaming trial in Europe using licensed narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology.

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Voda’s €18bn deal with Liberty Global makes it stronger but it’s no game changer, say analysts

Following the news that Vodafone is buying Liberty Global’s European assets for €19 billion, analysts are agreed that the Newbury, UK-headquartered network operator will emerge stronger. But that’s about as far as their enthusiasm goes, as Jeremy Cowan reports.

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Flashnet to light up smart cities market with 1NCE connectivity

1NCE, the provider of a revolutionary connectivity offering that enables IoT applications and services to access connectivity on a buy once, flat rate fee for ten years, has announced that smart streetlighting innovator Flashnet is to introduce 1NCE’s 2G, 3G and narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) offering in its product portfolio as a new connectivity option.

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Ten euros for ten years – Europe’s first data flat rate for the Internet of Things by Deutsche Telekom and 1NCE

New pricing model reduces costs for network services on the Internet of Things One-off payment over the entire lifetime of the smart devices Mobile World Congress: Deutsche Telekom and 1NCE present the first data flat rate for the IoT

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IoT leaves Trough of Disillusionment as operators figure out ‘how to build a network and a business’

For about two years the Internet of Things (IoT) has been in what Gartner’s Hypecycle refers to as the ‘Trough of Disillusionment’. So say three InterDigital executives talking to Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now at Mobile World Congress (#MWC18) in Barcelona.

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Top ten mobile operators have 76% market share in cellular IoT, says Berg Insight

A new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight says that the ten leading global mobile operator groups have a combined market share of 76% in cellular IoT. The top players reported a combined active base of 407 million cellular IoT connections at the end of H1-2017.

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Open standards are key to increasing value from IoT value chain

Communication Service Providers (CSPs) must adopt an open standards approach if they are to make the most of the revenue opportunities presented by Internet of Things (IoT) applications that use Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. A common IoT service layer will result in increased cost-effectiveness, improved scalability and greater confidence that today’s IoT deployments will

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Orange announces the Open Source release of its OCast software technology

OCast is a software technology that allows you to use a smartphone to play videos on devices including TV set-top boxes, TV Sticks or TVs and control playback of the video (pause, fast forward and rewind, for example). Beyond video, OCast can also play and control slideshows, playlists and web apps.

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Connecting the IoT – The narrowband opportunity

The launch of the iPhone in 2007 took mobile operators by complete surprise – they simply weren’t prepared for the huge increase in mobile data usage generated by the devices, says Dr. Stamatis Georgoulis, product director, Cobham Wireless.

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Clear Blue Technologies and the Telecom Infra Project develop smart OpenCellular power management

Clear Blue Technologies Inc., the Smart Off-Grid™ company, and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an initiative co-founded by SK Telecom, Intel, Nokia, Facebook and Deutsche Telekom in 2016, announced a collaboration as part of TIP’s OpenCellular project group

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GSMA mobile IoT initiative helping operators target european connected energy market worth US$26 bn

The GSMA announced that mobile operators deploying new Mobile IoT networks will be able to benefit from the European connected energy market estimated to be worth US$26 billion(€21.99 billion) by 2026.

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Evolving for digital success key theme for network operators at Total Telecom Congress

Breaking down the silos within the carrier environment to develop new business models and strategies is going to be critical for organisations to evolve in the digital economy. This will be a key focus at this month’s Total Telecom Congress at the Hilton Canary Wharf Hotel, in London.

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