Up to 70% of global population will be mobile users, says 10th annual Cisco VNI mobile forecast

Since 2000, when the first camera phone was introduced, the number of mobile users has quintupled. By 2020, there will be 5.5 billion mobile users, representing 70% of the global population, according to the release of the Cisco Visual Networking Index™ (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast (2015 to 2020).

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The inexorable rise of M2M roaming

An evaluation jointly carried out by Starhome Mach and Machina Research has concluded that mobile network operators need to pay more attention to the impact of M2M roaming on their networks as M2M’s share of roaming doubled in the last 12 months.

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‘Fast and energy-efficient’ M2M and IoT connectivity as Teclo Networks and Stream Technologies partner

Teclo Networks, has announced that its S-Series solution has been deployed by Stream Technologies to optimise the flow of data for IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine-to-machine) devices to deliver seamless network connections and increase battery lifecycles.

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With 3 billion connections LPWA ‘will dominate’ wide area wireless connectivity for M2M by 2023

Over the past 18 months, Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networking technologies have emerged from the shadows and are now centre stage: Sigfox recently announced a US$115 million round of funding, Neul was acquired by Huawei in late 2014, and a new alliance of major technology players has coalesced around Semtech’s LoRa technology.

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Why Google and Apple want a piece of the connected car pie

Tech giants Apple and Google have created a lot of connected car noise and ‘smoke in the room’ since making their intentions known in the first quarter of 2014. Apple led the charge by announcing their new smartphone based infotainment offering, CarPlay, at the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show in March. Google followed shortly after

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Infonetics: healthcare providers slow to invest in M2M solutions, muting near-term growth of connected health market

Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc. IHS, +0.28% has released excerpts from its new Connected Health M2M Connections and Services report.

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Orange’s Mobistar M2M connections surpass 1mn, make up 20% of total SIMs

Mobistar, a subsidiary of Orange at the recent M2M event in Brussels, has announced that it has already connected more than 1 million M2M machines or objects – ranging from vending machines to vehicles. 55% of its M2M SIM cards are installed on machines within Belgium while the remaining are installed on machines operated across the

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The next phase of the Internet of Things, part 1

Michael Barkway from TTP looks at the current state of play for the IoT without the hype and takes a look into the future.

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The M2M device connections and revenue: worldwide forecast 2014–2024

Machine-to-machine (M2M) represents a strong growth market across various industry segments. The market will grow to 3.4bn connections worldwide by 2024, at a CAGR of 19%. Security and fleet management represent significant growth areas. This report presents the update to our forecasts for M2M connections and revenue worldwide.

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Fleet Management: still a long way from a mature market

At Machina Research we recently updated our outlook on the fleet management sector. Although it is often considered as one of the more mature M2M sectors, it is growing rapidly and, more importantly, evolving in many different ways.

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Installed base of cellular M2M devices in the retail industry to reach 33.3 million by 2018

Gothenburg, Sweden – The number of cellular M2M connections in the retail industry reached 18.4 million worldwide in 2013, according to a new research report from Berg Insight.

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Ovum outlines operators’ M2M opportunities and forecasts revenues will more than treble by 2018

London, UK  – Forecasts from the global analyst Ovum show that over the next five years, M2M revenues will grow to reach US$44.8bn, with more than a third coming from the Asia-Pacific region.

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Advancing LTE migration heralds massive change in global M2M modules markets

London, UK – The M2M modules industry is on the verge of dramatic shift as key markets continue to expand LTE network coverage and deployments, according to a new study, Global M2M Modules Report: Advancing LTE migration heralds massive change in global M2M modules market, published by Machina Research.

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Gen-i partners with Jasper Wireless to bring extra M2M capabilities to New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand – Gen-i has announced that it will become the first New Zealand provider to offer the industry-leading Jasper Wireless global enterprise connected devices platform for powering the mobile Internet of Things.

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White Space Networks for Machine to Machine (M2M) Services – short course

Event date: 9 July 2013 Oxford, UK M2M connections are anticipated to reach more than 50 billion connected devices by 2020. White space networks could have a key role in supporting these huge number of connections to fulfil the vision of a truly ubiquitous wide area network i.e. the emergence of ‘the Internet of Everything’. 

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Experience – What is it worth?

(BLOG:) M2M Connected Services. Experience – what is it worth? And when I say “experience”, writes Gwenn Larsson of Telenor Connexion, I don’t mean how many millions of connections a company can claim to have in the market? I mean, real experience, with business- and life-critical applications.

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