High-speed fibre now makes up half of all fixed internet in nine OECD countries

Nine OECD countries – up from six a year ago – now have high-speed fibre that makes up 50% or more of their fixed Internet connections, according to an update to the OECD’s broadband portal. Working with more than 100 countries, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) is a global policy forum that promotes policies

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Businesses expect industrial IoT to boost their revenues by US$154mn, Inmarsat study finds

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is set to make a sizeable contribution to the economy by 2023. This is according to a new global study launched by the mobile satellite communications company,

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Momentum grows for oneM2M standard following third interoperability event in Japan

oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), reported that adoption of its standard is continuing to grow, with more than 20 companies taking part in its interoperability testing event in Kobe, Japan.

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Device lifecycle management and the smart grid

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technologies are critical to leveraging a fast-growing number and variety of connected devices to support a range of both consumer and enterprise services.

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IoT global standards initiative, oneM2M, to host testing event in Japan

oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), will host its third interoperability event in Kobe, Japan, from Tuesday, November 29 to Friday, December 2 2016. The event follows successful test sessions in France and South Korea.

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Smart farming must step up to the plate to meet global challenge, says Beecham Research

The development of smart farming and precision agriculture must accelerate rapidly and learn lessons from smart city projects if it is to meet the challenge set by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation,

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IoT ecosystem ‘advances significantly’ with new global standards from oneM2M

The full potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) advanced significantly as oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and the IoT, published a new landmark set of specifications, Release 2.

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IoT and M2M: Five top opportunities for the channel

What is the real revenue-generating and growth potential for the channel from IoT and M2M. Craig Smith, director IoT & Analytics, EMEA at Avnet Technology Solutions reports.

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Eurotech launches IoT development kits to accelerate development and deployment of applications

Eurotech, a provider of embedded systems, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced a series of new IoT Development Kits based on the ReliaGATE family of IoT gateways for industrial and lightly rugged applications

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Zest4 appoints LeSaux from Telefonica as new head of M2M

To expand its M2M Partner Programme, Zest4 has invested in a well-known industry figure to lead its machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) business.

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Purpose-built IoT network extended to Phoenix by Ingenu for smart energy and agriculture

US-based Ingenu Inc., has extended its Machine Network™ to Phoenix, Arizona. With a coverage area of more than 1,850 square miles, the network provides Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to the sixth largest city in the United States, serving a population of over 3.1 million.

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From Babel to enable: Emerging standards in the Internet of Things

The Machine to Machine (M2M) / Internet of Things (IoT) sector is currently a Babel of proprietary systems and competing standards. However, several important consortia are working on standards and shared platforms to help combat fragmentation and the preservation of unwarranted data siloes.

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How many smart lightbulbs does it take to make a connected home?

By all accounts, the vision of the connected home is still alive and well. That futuristic home where appliances are self-aware and interconnectivity between the physical and online worlds is seamless. But despite all the hype and grandiose predictions, that vision is still a bit blurry.

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How M2M technology is changing the way businesses interact with consumers

It has been predicted that an incredible 6 billion people will have a smartphone by 2020. In our pocket, we possess a supercomputer, millions of times more powerful than all of NASA’s combined computing capability during the Apollo space missions.

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FreeWire selects Eurotech’s IoT architecture and products for smart energy charging

Eurotech, a provider of smart devices and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies enabling Internet of Things (IoT) applications, reported a design win from FreeWire Technologies for the Eurotech Everyware Cloud, ReliaGATE and ReliaCELL to power the Mobi Charger.

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oneM2M hosts second successful interop event

oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), has held its second successful interoperability testing event, with a total of 20 companies taking part.

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