Numerex and Huawei, Kore and EE all unveil new M2M service partnerships at CTIA 2013

CTIA, Las Vegas, NV, USA — Numerex Corp, a provider of on-demand and interactive M2M enterprise solutions, and Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider, have formed a global alliance. Meanwhile, wireless M2M services provider, KORE is partnering with UK-based network operator, EE to extend KORE Global Connect™ services into Europe, the Middle and East Africa (EMEA).

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Ovum sees a US$1.5bn opportunity for PON vendors from China’s smart grids

The deployment of smart grids based on PON fiber communications will provide a US$1.5–$2bn opportunity to FTTx PON component and equipment vendors, according to global analyst firm Ovum

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Sierra Wireless and Cinterion outpace Chinese firms in M2M embedded cellular module market

The latest ABI Research M2M competitive assessment evaluated that Chinese module vendors rank 6 and 7 in a market where module pricing is expected to fall as much as 18% year-over-year through 2015.

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If Huawei launches European M2M business it will be a challenge for Cinterion, Sierra, Telit, says Machina

Shenzhen, China and London, UK — Although Huawei has yet to formally announce it, reports from Shenzhen suggest that the giant China-based telecommunications equipment provider is about to launch itself into Europe’s M2M market.

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Cinterion leads M2M module market by volume but Sierra Wireless is tops for revenue, says ABI Research

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA — ABI Research has published new market share rankings for M2M cellular embedded module vendors. These assess their performance in 2011 for total unit shipment volume as well as for total M2M revenue, including modules, terminals, software, and services.

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M2M Now appoints Larsson and Bufalino to its Editorial Advisory Board

M2M Now continues to strengthen its unrivalled Editorial Advisory Board, this time with the addition of two well-known M2M industry figures, Gwenn Larsson, Telenor Connexion’s Head of Marketing and Partner Management, and Alexander Bufalino, Chief Marketing Officer at Telit Wireless Solutions.

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Turkcell, Huawei and NXP combine to launch Turkey’s first NFC-enabled smartphone

Istanbul, Turkey – Turkcell (NYSE: TKC, ISE: TCELL) working with NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) have selected the PN544 Near Field Communication (NFC) radio chip for Turkcell’s new T20 smartphone.

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M2M deals could lead to lower module prices

WCDMA module shipments will grow from less than four million last year to more than 62 million in 2016, according to a forecast from ABI Research.

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