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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LPWA Networks and ISM Bands – IoT Cornerstone or Tragedy of Commons?

Machina Research published just recently a new Strategy Report that explores the technological landscape of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks and their use in the IoT. It is a topic that remains very high on our research agenda, and one of the key themes that we have been studying as part of these efforts

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Next year critical for defining the future of LPWA networks and IoT connectivity

Machina Research has published a strategy report discussing the market for Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. These networks will play a decisive role in the enablement of IoT applications, but as a technology market they are characterized by complex and possibly persistent fragmentation.

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IoT application builders can’t rely on 2G or 3G availability after 2020, says Machina Research study

Machina Research has published a Strategy Report ‘2G and 3G switch off: a navigation guide for IoT’ looking at the emerging trend in mobile operators switching off 2G (and in future 3G) networks and the likely implications for Internet of Things (IoT) developers

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IoT will be disrupted by 2G and 3G switch off. Does regulation offer a significant barrier?

During Machina Research’s regular discussions with enterprise end customers implementing Internet of Things (IoT), a frequent problem, and a critical one for many companies, is the uncertainty over how to deploy cellular connectivity for the next 10 years. Specifically the challenge is that for deployments that expect to be around during the early 2020s it

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3GPP’s new NB-IOT standard adds much needed choice to M2M landscape

Last week saw one of 2015’s most far-reaching developments in M2M connectivity, as the 3rd Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP) plenary meeting in Phoenix, Arizona reached a decision on the standardisation of a new NarrowBand IoT (NB-IOT) technology.

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Is the IoT suffering due to sky-high company valuations?

At its annual PTC Live event in Boston in May, the company announced the acquisition of data analytics firm ColdLight. This USD110 million purchase comes on top of two other very prominent deals in the last eighteen months in the IoT field, specifically the acquisition of ThingWorx (USD112 million) and Axeda (USD170 million).

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Connectivity that will shape the future of mission critical IoT applications

There is a lot of discussion around the Internet of Things relating to the lack of standards and managing Big Data, but very little about what is actually at the heart of the IoT: connectivity.

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The global M2M market is set to reach 27 billion connections in 2024, generating US$1.6 trillion in revenue

Every year Machina Research takes a snapshot from its M2M Forecast Database to look at the current state of the M2M market and expectations for how the market will grow over the next 10 years.

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IoT promises to disrupt a lot of existing industries

At the Stream IoT conference in April, the author spent some time discussing the impact that IoT might have on existing industries and business processes. During that session I hypothesised that IoT has the potential to substantially disrupt the capitalist system as we know it. In much of the research on the Internet of Things,

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Will IoT destroy capitalism, what happens to all that blood and will we soon be robots?

Top billing at Thursday’s IoTx Live event in London rightly went to an audience with James Brehm, founder and chief technology evangelist of James Brehm & Associates, and Matt Hatton, co-founder & CEO of Machina Research. Here, Jeremy Cowan learns from IoT’s funniest double act.

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On-demand webinar: Bringing together four pillars of innovation in IoT: the Kalay platform

If you missed this ThroughTek and Machina Research M2M webinar there is still a chance to see it in full. Watch and listen to this free webinar as we discuss  what are the four significant pillars of innovation in IoT.

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On-demand webinar: Movement analytics – an untapped revenue opportunity for mobile network operators

If you missed this INRIX and Machina Research M2M webinar there is still a chance to see it in full. Watch and listen to this free webinar as we discuss how to monetise subscriber movement analytics without breaking data privacy laws.

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LTE will provide the connectivity for the connected car, says Machina Research

Connected car installations have thus far been dominated by low-bandwidth 2G connectivity. But this is set to change; by 2023 LTE will account for 60% of all automotive mobile connections, according to Jeremy Green of Machina Research. By that time 2G connections will be a small and rapidly diminishing proportion of connections, and LTE will

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Scandinavia – an area optimised for the development of M2M services?

If you were to set out to design a geographical region that was optimised for the development of M2M services, it would probably look a lot like Scandinavia, according to Jeremy Green.

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Vodafone report shows adoption of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) on the rise in the Americas

Vodafone announced findings for the Americas from its second annual ‘M2M Adoption Barometer,’ a global survey of the machine-to-machine (M2M) market. The study finds that M2M adoption has increased by more than 80% globally in the last year and predicts that more than half of companies in the Americas will implement M2M by 2016.

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