IoT devices have outstripped non-IoT connections – what’s next for IoT connectivity?

Global IoT connectivity is forever changed. In 2020, in spite of the pandemic, IoT connections in the form of connected cars, smart homes and connected industrial equipment to name a few, outstripped non-IoT connections, such as smartphones and laptops, for the first time.

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Berg Insight says global cellular IoT connections grew 22% to reach 2.1bn in 2021

Gothenburg, Sweden. 15 July 2022 – A new report from the IoT market research firm Berg Insight says that the global number of cellular IoT subscribers increased by 22% during 2021 to reach 2.1 billion. The major regional markets China, Western Europe and North America grew similarly during the year as the world recovered from

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Vodafone Business ranked as leading IoT roaming vendor in Juniper Research competitor leaderboard 2022

Hampshire, UK. 13 June 2022 – A new study from Juniper Research has found the global number of roaming IoT connections will increase from 300 million in 2022 to 1.8 billion by 2027; representing 500% growth.

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What is eSIM and how does it radically simplify IoT connectivity?

Embedded SIM (eSIM) has emerged as a means to free consumers and connected devices from the constraints of the traditional, plastic subscriber identification module (SIM) card by enabling an eSIM or an integrated SIM (iSIM) to be embedded into a device at the point of manufacture and shipped globally.

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Ericsson report addresses transport and logistics disruptions with ZF and Orange Belgium

Ericsson released a new Connected Truck Transport report in partnership with ZF, Orange Belgium, and Arthur D. Little. The report analyses the power of IoT connectivity to mitigate the complexities brought on by disruptions in the logistics supply chain, including soaring fuel prices, driver shortages, and governmental regulations.

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Kerlink gateways power LoRaWAN network in North Sea offshore wind-energy farm

Thorigne-Fouillard, France. 20 April 2022 – Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that its Wirnet iStation gateways are helping to power multiple LoRaWAN networks in wind-energy parks, high above the North Sea in the Netherlands.

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Wyld launches sensor-to-satellite technology for global IoT connectivity

22 March 2022 – Wyld Networks has announced the availability of its new range of low-power, sensor-to-satellite LoRaWAN terminals and modules for IoT applications across areas where there is little or no alternative connectivity. The Wyld Connect hybrid devices can transfer data directly to terrestrial networks or through a network of Low Earth Orbiting (LEO)

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Nokia to enhance Alibaba Cloud’s enterprise edge cloud capabilities to speed up digital transformation

Espoo, Finland. 25 February 2022 – Nokia announced it is working with Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, to enhance enterprise edge cloud capabilities and allow companies to easily take advantage of reliable wireless industrial IoT connectivity. By integrating Nokia’s private wireless network solution within Alibaba Cloud’s service offering, enterprise

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Wyld Networks and TrakAssure to provide terrestrial and satellite IoT connectivity for the supply chain

22 February 2022 – Wyld Networks and TrakAssure LLC will integrate the Wyld Connect hybrid LoRaWAN satellite IoT connectivity solution into TrakAssure’s asset tracking IoT sensors for the supply chain market. The companies will also offer the joint end-to-end solution globally in other complementary IoT markets.

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Virtual Antenna changes the game for IoT connectivity

By 2030, it is estimated there will be more than 30 billion IoT devices worldwide, up from the 13 billion expected for 2021. Many companies are keen to make the most of this huge opportunity, but how can they design and develop IoT devices quickly and effectively, making best use of their existing resources while

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Key Considerations for Choosing Your IoT Connectivity Partner

To Meet the Challenges of Coverage and Scale, Global and Regional Deals for IoT Connectivity Are Becoming the Norm. Join us on October 6th at 4pm GMT | 11:00am EST, where Tom Rebbeck, Business Services and IoT, Analysys Mason will be joined by Nir Shalom, CEO floLIVE to discuss the growing need for regional and

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How to Get IoT Connectivity Right

Technological advances are creating a new wave of connected products that previously operated in isolation. This enables companies to control large numbers of products remotely, improving operational efficiency in the field. It allows them to constantly gather streaming information from sensors, creating opportunities for new services and reducing the cost of existing ones. The Key

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IoT Security through the Intersection of Intelligence & Connectivity

NEW! Webinar online 31st March | 3pm UK Join us on a webinar with George Malim, Chris Francosky, Marco Bijvelds and James Moar where we provide strategies for incorporating security by design at the outset of a project, deliver insights for architecting a security framework that safeguards all layers of the IoT stack, and discuss

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Achieving Global Connectivity with an Open eSIM

on-demand version When reliable connectivity is critical for deploying your Cellular IoT solution regionally or globally, an Open programmable eSIM is the right technology to provide optimal performance. In this session you will learn from our IoT connectivity experts as they explain the many technology differences and provide solutions to overcome connectivity challenges and enable

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Demystifying Industrial IoT Connectivity

On-demand version Looking for a way to advance to Industry 4.0 while obtaining a competitive edge AND driving new revenue though the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)? IIoT is driving disruptive transformation by breaking down product silos, increasing engineering efficiency, enabling cross-functional innovation, and creating new value-added connected services. “Eighty percent of the industrial segment

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IoT Connectivity. One Size Doesn’t Fit All

on-demand version With a vast array of connectivity options to choose from – local area, campus, cellular, to low power wide area, these communication protocols are best suited to serve different IoT applications, making the choice in choosing connectivity a critical factor. Connectivity has a profound effect on many factors including device battery life, scalability,

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