Missing 41bn IoT devices: Is this the biggest prediction miss in IT history?

Analysts and major enterprises predicted there would be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected by 2020, yet the true figure stands closer to 9 billion. Here, Eseye asks if this is the biggest prediction failure in the history of IT, and identifies the six key challenges that IoT must overcome in 2020 to reach

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Global IoT: Everyone’s talking about it. So why isn’t it happening?

“The MNOs have got a real problem when it comes to IoT. One problem is the race to zero on pricing for roaming.” As Jeremy Cowan says, the little bit of Yorkshire blood in me respects the directness of Eseye’s  CEO. As they say, Nick Earle calls a spade a spade.

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1oT launching an eSIM for IoT at Mobile World Congress

Global connectivity provider for IoT, 1oT, is launching an eSIM for IoT at Mobile World Congress (#MWC19) in Barcelona on Feb 25-28, 2019. This, says the company, is the future of SIM technology pushed to the market in collaboration with eSIM management service provider, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security.

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eUICC eSIMs perception Vs reality: Mind the GAP!

Anyone connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M communications industries will be acutely aware of the levels of ambition and investment being set for the Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card, more widely known as eUICC, or the eSIM.

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eUICC development continues but mobile operators guilty of dragging their feet

Embedded universal integrated circuit cards (eUICCs) are gaining a lot of attention because of the flexibility and control they offer but, amidst the hype, there is a degree of overpromising going on about the technology’s capability today. In addition, there are distinct factors which are slowing development, for instance, the idea that eUICC enables devices

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3 reasons why eSIM is ready to make an impact in consumer IoT and M2M markets

Two of the most significant events for the global eSIM market—the 2nd World eSIM 2018 Summit and Mobile World Congress—took place recently, giving us a chance to take the pulse of the global eSIM market.

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Atlas Copco selects Sierra Wireless’ device-to-cloud IoT solution to transform industrial compressor business

Sierra Wireless, a provider of integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), reported that Atlas Copco, a provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has selected Sierra Wireless’ device-to-cloud IoT solution to transform its industrial compressor business.

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Cellular IoT connectivity is not an internet experience, it’s a secure, dedicated connection

Analysys Mason’s research director Tom Rebbeck caught up with Arkessa chief executive, Andrew Orrock, to talk about how the barriers to IoT adoption are gradually falling, and how mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) can succeed in a market with numerous large global mobile network operators (MNOs)

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Remote SIM provisioning transforms the mobile healthcare experience

Remote SIM provisioning is a vital enabler for machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology, providing a simplified, secure and seamless mobile connection for all types of connected machines and devices. The benefits are multi-dimensional and touch every aspect of the product lifecycle, from manufacturing all the way through to user experience.

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eUICC Supplement 2018

Why the future is embedded PLUS: eUICC brings new capabilities for IoT devices and new revenue opportunities for network operators, say Stream executives • How eSIMs are different to traditional cards • Why it’s make your mind up time for MNOs • eSIM and eUICC market predictions INTERVIEW Stream Technologies’ Nigel Chadwick and Alan Tait share

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IoT Now Magazine February – March 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In February-March issue: Talking Heads: Wind River’s Jim Douglas explains why fluid computing, machine learning and changed mindsets will alter IoT

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Rewind and rewire: The IoT without the internet

Do we need an IoT 2.0? asks Ken Munro, partner at Pen Test Partners. Being brave enough to take a new approach to an old problem is how technology gets adopted. It’s how pioneers from Steve Jobs to Elon Musk have revolutionised industries.

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GlobalPlatform standardises secure OS and firmware loading on secure elements

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has published its Open Firmware Loader for Tamper Resistant Elements (OFL). The free specification standardises how secure element (SE) firmware – combining the secure operating system (OS),

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What is eUICC and what does it mean for you?

Having recently rolled out embedded universal integrated circuit card (eUICC) tariffs in Europe and the Caribbean, with plans to launch more soon, Stream Technologies is at the forefront when it comes to delivering on the value that this technology promises to deliver. Stream’s eUICC-enabled SIMs operate throughout multiple countries and multiple regions, support multiple subscriptions

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Easier and cheaper enterprise IoT, it’s all in the SIM

Connecting individual consumers over mobile networks is one thing, but connecting a business’s multitude of IoT devices over many different global networks is another challenge altogether. Up to now though, in most cases, the same inflexible SIM technology has been deployed in both scenarios, which isn’t ideal for mission critical business data. An alternative solution

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China Telecom and Orange Business Services extend partnership into IoT

China Telecom and Orange Business Services have extended their strategic partnership into the IoT space at the launch event of “eSurfing on the Silk Road, IoT with the World” in Shanghai.

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