Three steps for global IoT security

Three years ago, Gartner predicted that by 2020 there would be 20 billion connected ‘things’ in circulation. A lot has changed in three years. In fact, a lot has changed in the last 12 months, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP of Mobility & IoT at BICS.

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Tuya Smart further strengthens the Latin American IoT market with cloud clients

Tuya Smart , an IA + IoT developer platform, announced that it will continue to explore the Latin American market during the GSMA Thrive Latin America IoT session , along with its ecosystem partners Tecnolite Connect and Nexxt Solutions to streamline connectivity and the smart device industry through IoT and cloud technologies.

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LoRaWAN will temporarily replace 5G networks for IoT

5G networks will revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT). But it will take several years for the technology to cover most of the planet. Thanks to LoRaWAN, you don’t need to wait, says Sergiy Seletsky, IoT practice leader and senior solution architect at Intellias.

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Sim Local launches ‘UNITE’ eSIM platform for mobile operators

This month, Sim Local has officially launched its ‘UNITE’ eSIM platform. It aims to provide all the core capability a mobile operator needs to offer eSIM services to their customers.

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eSIM technology: A silent revolution

The GSMA and Mobile World Live’s ‘Moving to a Future Software World’ Week, which was held from 13th to 17th July represented a fantastic opportunity to discuss eSIM moving from a physical SIM card to a digital eSIM download.

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Trusted Connectivity Alliance grows and strengthens across SIM ecosystem

Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA), a global, non-profit industry association working to enable a secure connected future, has welcomed Arm, NXP and Qualcomm to the organisation as its latest members. Linxens and Workz Group have also joined as members in 2020.

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GSMA cancels Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona amid worries over corona virus

The GSMA, organisers of the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, issued a statement on social media last night, cancelling the 2020 Congress.

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‘So much potential in the IoT’: GSMA shows how operator opportunities abound in IoT

In this brand new Quickfire Video, Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now interviews Steve Doyle, Principal Technical Architect at GSMA, about what sets operators apart from other industry providers delivering IoT Big Data solutions and how they have an ideal foundation and the right set of capabilities to respond to the potential of IoT.

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How to Maximise the IoT Big Data Revenue Opportunity

on-demand version IoT Big Data presents a significant opportunity for MNOs to diversify revenue sources and counteract declining ARPU for cellular connectivity that is occurring in many parts of the world. Emerging from growth in new data sets being collected through connected devices, and the combination of this data with non-IoT sourced data, projects in

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GlobalPlatform launches IoTopia to give device makers and service providers a blueprint for IoT security

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has launched IoTopia, which it describes as “a comprehensive framework for IoT security”.

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iBasis and Nordic ‘remove question marks on eSIM NB-IoT and LTE-M’ tech with successful field-testing in 24 countries

Nordic Semiconductor claims that, in conjunction with iBasis, a provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, it has completely invalidated any question marks over cellular IoT and eSIM technology used in NB-IoT and LTE-M Low Power Wide-Area (LPWA) use cases. This follows reports of successful field-testing across 30 countries using a single

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iBASIS chosen by Simfony for global eSIM connectivity solutions

iBASIS, the provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, announced that Simfony, the IoT PaaS provider and MVNE, selected and integrated iBASIS Global Access for Things service into its real-time IoT platform and core network.

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Industry backs eSIMs but needs to learn the benefits of iSIM deployment, says Arm survey

The top three obstacles to large commercial eSIM deployments are resistance from traditional stakeholders (69%), complexity to deliver eSIMs (40%) and lock-in concerns (40%). These are among the key findings of a new survey by Arm, according to Vincent Korstanje, the company’s vice president and general manager of Emerging Businesses.

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Workz sees mobile growth in West Africa

Workz Group, the mobile and IoT solutions provider announced the opening of its office in Dakar, Senegal to serve the West African telecoms market. This strengthens Workz’ African presence becoming the company’s second location in the region after its Johannesburg opening last June.

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Blockchain billing pilot project with Orange Group and MTS proves a success, say Syniverse and IBM

Syniverse and IBM have joined forces with the goal of advancing mobile roaming solutions with a pilot program that uses open-source blockchain technology. The solution is designed to instantly validate new wholesale billing and charging processes for clearing and settlement services.

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Who is set to benefit from eSIM technology?

The SIM card is a technology that most of us are familiar with, present in mobile phones since the early nineties. A SIM card is a piece of hardware which contains data that authenticates us with our mobile operator, enabling us to connect to a network and receive a mobile connection.

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