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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GSMA accreditation seen as foundation for Truphone’s further growth in IoT market

Global mobile operator, Truphone, has received GSMA accreditation for its eSIM subscription management solution. This endorsement means Truphone joins a select group of companies to receive accreditation for its subscription management solution from the GSMA

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SIMalliance members report shipments of 4.9bn SIMs in 2017, while estimated SIM market increases to 5.6bn units

Data reported by SIMalliance shows that the collective SIM shipments of its members in 2017, which represented approximately 88% of the global SIM market, equalled 4.9 billion units. SIMalliance confirms that over the same period, the estimated total available global market for SIM cards has grown by 2.75%, with units rising from 5.45 billion to

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ip.access announces strategic vision for a ‘5G roadmap’

ip.access, the independent small cell solution provider, has announced its new strategic vision for the development of viable 5G network infrastructure. With its existing products at 3.5GHz, offering both rural fixed access and enterprise small cell connectivity, ip.access is ideally placed to capitalise

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SatADSL leverages the cloud to enable new innovative business models for MNOs in Africa

SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services via satellite, announced an innovative new service for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) which will enable them to deliver satellite-based connectivity without investment in physical infrastructure.

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What is eUICC and what does it mean for you?

Having recently rolled out embedded universal integrated circuit card (eUICC) tariffs in Europe and the Caribbean, with plans to launch more soon, Stream Technologies is at the forefront when it comes to delivering on the value that this technology promises to deliver. Stream’s eUICC-enabled SIMs operate throughout multiple countries and multiple regions, support multiple subscriptions

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Easier and cheaper enterprise IoT, it’s all in the SIM

Connecting individual consumers over mobile networks is one thing, but connecting a business’s multitude of IoT devices over many different global networks is another challenge altogether. Up to now though, in most cases, the same inflexible SIM technology has been deployed in both scenarios, which isn’t ideal for mission critical business data. An alternative solution

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How IoT and collaboration are transforming the mobile communications industry

Despite its name, Mobile World Congress is about so much more than mobile handsets. Now in its 31st year, MWC retains its title as the biggest event in the telecoms calendar, yet it has undergone an astounding transformation from mobile tradeshow to technology behemoth.

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Business challenges in EU Commission’s Roam-like-home and fair usage policies

Starhome Mach, a global provider of mobile inter-carrier roaming and M2M/IoT services, recently analysed the implications of the new European Union (EU) regulations eliminating operators’ ability to charge for roaming within EU borders.

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SIMalliance publishes guidelines for interoperability and ease deployment of SIM-based mobile authentication

SIMalliance has published a set of guidelines which will make it easier for mobile network operators (MNOs), service and solution providers to deploy Mobile Connect services which use an authentication application provisioned on the user’s SIM card.

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Intranets of Things to be enabled by containerised public and private network infrastructure

Quortus and Expeto are co-operating to speed the deployment of innovative communications services by wireless internet service providers (WISPs), mobile and virtual network operators (MNOs and MVNOs), and Internet of Things (IoT) product or service providers.

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Three IoT lessons from the Softbank acquisition of ARM

The news that Softbank, one of Japan’s leading telecoms operators, has made a move to acquire ARM, one of the strongest technology companies to come out of Britain has shaken the world and come as a bit of a surprise.

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The value of a standardised eUICC for M2M deployments

When we think about mobile, it’s natural to think about phones. But in fact by 2020, it is projected that handsets will account for only 72% of mobile connections. Instead, growth will come from connected M2M devices.

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Playing it for laughs: Huawei’s CEO meets analyst questions head on with wit and candour

Shenzhen, China — Eric Xu, the rotating CEO of Huawei, China’s largest telecom equipment and services provider, isn’t like most chief execs. Not only was he happy to take questions from an international posse of 500 communications analysts and media, he did it unscripted and with a strong sense of humour.

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Wireless Logic to be the first UK reseller of Arqiva’s Sigfox network

Arqiva, has announced a new partnership with machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions provider Wireless Logic.

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Embedded SIM quality in industrial automation environments

If there is any technology that will radically influence industrial automation systems and manufacturing facilities, it is the Internet of Things (IoT). This has been understood by all highly industrialised countries in the world who want to improve competitiveness by using IoT technologies, including big data and analytics to take their industrial processes to the

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