SIGFOX and Omantel join forces to roll out dedicated IoT network in Sultanate of Oman

SIGFOX, a provider of a dedicated communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Omantel, a provider of integrated telecommunication services, has announced plans to deploy SIGFOX’s IoT network in the Sultanate.

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Kii and HOUZE collaboration aims to create zero-energy home

Kii has announced it is collaborating with HOUZE, a technology commercialisation company, to help integrate disruptive technologies into consumer and commercial real estate development and buildings.

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Security will be largest application group in intelligent buildings market

Driven in part by regulation but also by user preference, a new report released by Machina Research states that security is set to be the largest application group

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Telefónica and Avea agree to co-operate globally in M2M business

Madrid, Spain & Istanbul, Turkey. April 11, 2012 – Telefónica, through its Telefónica Digital unit, and the Turkish mobile operator Avea, part of Turk Telekom group, have agreed jointly to develop business opportunities in M2M.

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Boeing and Siemens join forces on smart grid

Boeing and Siemens have formed a strategic alliance for the joint development and marketing of smart grid technologies to improve energy access and security

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Johnson Controls completes acquisition of EnergyConnect to increase demand response portfolio

Johnson Controls, a provider of solutions to increase energy efficiency in buildings, has completed the previously announced acquisition of EnergyConnect Group, Inc.,

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Expert Opinion: Flexibility is the key to smart energy billing

Energy providers are facing numerous billing and charging challenges. In increasingly competitive energy markets, providers need to offer pre-paid and post-paid billing, timed tariffs, and load-sensitive pricing

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