Hoopo raises US$3.5mn in seed funding from GiTV, Chartered Group and TAU Ventures to enable IoT asset-based tracking

hoopo, a company that claims to be “redefining geolocation technology” with high-accuracy low-power capabilities via the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a $3.5 million (€3.1 million) funding round from Chartered HighTech JIHTV1 fund, TAU Ventures, and Global IoT Technology Ventures (GiTV).

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Kerlink and Sensoterra smart farm solution targets 30% reduction in water consumption

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Sensoterra, a provider of wireless soil-moisture-sensor solutions, announced a partnership to empower farmers to make data-driven, land-management decisions and reduce their water consumption by up to 30%.

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Tata Communications and Kerlink to offer turnkey IoT solutions

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS), a partner for communication service providers (CSPs) globally and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Communications Limited, announced a partnership to promote and deploy LoRaWAN IoT networks globally.

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Low power mobile IoT networks to cover 93% of the largest markets by Q3 2019

The GSMA reports that mobile IoT or Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks are now globally available in licensed spectrum in 49 markets around the world. This follows 93 launches by 50 different mobile operators across both LTE-M and NB-IoT.

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Telit launches OneEdge software suite for IoT modules to shorten path to monetisation

IoT enabler Telit has unveiled OneEdge, a new initiative to speed Internet of Things deployments and reduce the time required to monetise the digitalisation of businesses.

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European cellular IoT market to grow 384% by 2023, but telcos warned of LoRa, Sigfox

The European market for cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communications will grow to 416.5 million connections by 2023, from 86 million at the end of 2017, according to ABI Research. This growth, of 384%, will come with the launch of new Internet-of-Things (IoT) based LTE-M and NB-IoT networks and services, notably.

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AT&T to launch NarrowBand IoT network in U.S. and Mexico

AT&T will launch NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB-IoT) to meet the growing needs of business customers for a wide range of IoT solutions. Our NB-IoT technology will complement our existing LTE-M network in the U.S. and Mexico.

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NB-IoT, CAT-M, SIGFOX and LoRa battle for dominance drives global LPWA network connections to pass 1bn by 2023

Cellular and non-cellular LPWA network connections will grow globally at a 53% CAGR until 2023, driven by market growth in smart meters and asset trackers, according to a new report from ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies.

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mangOH Open Source platform launched by Sierra Wireless to accelerate industrial IoT, expands mangOH ecosystem

Sierra Wireless, a provider of integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has released alpha samples of its next-generation mangOH® open source hardware platform.

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American Tower, Everynet and Bantec Digital School claim Brazil’s first IoT experience centre

Everynet, a Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) network operator, has launched what is said to be the first IoT Experience Centre in Brazil. “IoT Open Labs” is an American Tower initiative with collaboration from Everynet and the Bantec Digital School, designed to provide a LoRaWAN (Internet of Things ) IoT Experience Centre

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LPWA Expert Panel: Answering Your Questions on Designing Low Power IoT Applications

On-demand version Recently we ran a webinar on Designing Low-Power Applications for LTE-M and NB-IoT LPWA Networks. During the webinar we received an overwhelming number of questions that we will address in this follow-up expert panel webinar.

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Building a better future for smart cities with LPWA

Increasingly, local governments around the world are trying to use the IoT to develop smart city applications designed to make their cities greener, safer and more efficient. The IoT’s ability to provide cities with real-time data on natural disasters, crimes, air pollution, traffic and other problems and conditions throughout a city,

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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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Analyst Report IoT Connectivity

This year will be crucial for commercial deployments of IoT connectivity technologies Possibly the most common question about LPWA network technologies is which will win, writes Tom Rebbeck, the research director for enterprise and IoT at Analysys Mason.There remains no clear answer, based on what we saw in 2017. LoRa, LTE-M, NB-IoT and Sigfox all

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Nokia and EDF join forces to test IoT technology for industries

Nokia has been selected by French power utility EDF‘s R&D unit to test the performance of LPWA wireless networking technologies – key emerging standards for Internet of Things (IoT) device connectivity – to support critical operations for industries.

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Smart city tech to drive over 5% incremental GDP, trillions in economic growth over the next decade reports ABI Research

The positive impact of smart city technologies on economic development could see cities locking in incremental growth of over 5% and driving more than $20 trillion (€16.21 trillion) in additional economic benefits over the coming decade. These are the findings of a new whitepaper by ABI Research

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