M2M connections to exceed 1.6bn by 2024, driven by embedded SIM adoption says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of cellular M2M connections will reach 1.6 billion by 2024; rising from 596 million in 2019. This is a growth of 165% over the next 5 years.

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Cellular IoT connectivity? African operator MTN delivers it ‘out of the box’

With 17 mobile networks across Africa, operator MTN has been partnering with Eseye for a few years. This has now led MTN to join the AnyNet Federation, created by Eseye to grow cellular services scalably on AWS Cloud.

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Mobile network operator forges partnership with CSP to deliver global IoT cloud solution

Eseye, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) services, is partnering with African mobile network operator (MNO) MTN. MTN has joined forces with Eseye and the AnyNet Federation, a new association of MNOs established to meet the complex management and enhanced resilience requirements of the rapidly expanding global M2M IoT customer base.

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Sonarax unveils a novel ultrasonic device-to-device communication protocol

Sonarax, the ultrasonic communication technology company, unveils a new standard in Machine-to-Machine (m2m) connectivity allowing devices to communicate with one another using sound waves.

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Sky & Space Global raises US$12mn to help link billions of unconnected people at the equator

UK company Sky and Space Global Ltd (SAS) has received signed binding commitments to raise $12 million (€10.58 million) in a two-tranche share placement by investors. This is part of its $15 million (€13.23 million) fundraising effort, the company announced.

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Global installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation topped 21.3mn in 2018

According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, annual shipments of wireless devices for industrial automation applications reached 4.6 million units worldwide in 2018. This accounts for approximately 6% of all new connected nodes.

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Aeris and Roambee collaborate to enhance cold chain monitoring via IoT

Aeris, a technology provider in the Internet of Things (IoT), is working with the Roambee Corporation, an IoT supply chain and enterprise asset visibility company, to help enterprises improve their monitoring of shipments and assets through IoT-based technologies offered by both companies.

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‘Raptor’ SMD antenna from Antenova claimed to pinpoint a location within centimetres

Antenova Ltd, manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), has developed a new SMD positioning antenna.

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Water utilities forecast to propel growth with global smart meter revenue to reach US$14bn by 2026

Water and gas meter shipments will see double-digit revenue growth over the next five years. If this market forecast comes true it will be welcome news in a market where smart electricity shipments are contracting and greatly slowing growth of overall revenues across the entire metering segment.

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Global IoT MVNOs can serve multiple business segments

With the recent launch of Ubigi, a brand dedicated to users of the Internet of Things (IoT), Transatel aims to prove that a single concept and a single technical framework can be relevant to cover several market segments at once.

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Deutsche Telekom tests in four EU countries as it prepares for LTE-M market rollout in 2019

Deutsche Telekom (DT) is preparing the roll out of its 5G-ready LTE-M technology in 2019 with the accelerated development of LTE-M solutions. The company today unveils the finalists of the hubraum LTE-M Prototyping program at a summit in Vienna, Austria.

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New SensLynx solutions include LTE primary connectivity, continuity failover and SD-WAN technology

A dependable internet connection is virtually every industry’s sustenance and without it, business dies. Yet many don’t realise how frequently the worst occurs, or how dramatically it could impact their livelihood.

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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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Official launch of the IP500 in the Netherlands

The IP500 Alliance, the pioneering IoT movement for secure m2m communication, announced the official launch of an open wireless standard in the Netherlands on June 13th in The Hague.

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eleven-x and Kerlink launch pilot applications on Canada’s nationwide LoRaWAN network

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and eleven-x Inc., operator of Canada’s first and only public coast-to-coast low-power IoT network, report that eleven-x has launched

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Round Solutions and 1NCE partnership to combine IoT connectivity, services and devices

1NCE, the provider of a revolutionary connectivity offering for IoT that enables IoT applications and services to access connectivity on a buy once, flat rate fee for ten years, has announced a new partnership with Round Solutions, a German based provider and a developer of IoT and M2M devices that also provides connectivity and consultancy

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