Missing 41bn IoT devices: Is this the biggest prediction miss in IT history?

Analysts and major enterprises predicted there would be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected by 2020, yet the true figure stands closer to 9 billion. Here, Eseye asks if this is the biggest prediction failure in the history of IT, and identifies the six key challenges that IoT must overcome in 2020 to reach

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iBASIS chosen by Simfony for global eSIM connectivity solutions

iBASIS, the provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, announced that Simfony, the IoT PaaS provider and MVNE, selected and integrated iBASIS Global Access for Things service into its real-time IoT platform and core network.

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NTT Communications to acquire a stake in Transatel, for the MVNO and IoT markets

NTT Communications Corporation, the ICT and international communications solutions business within the NTT Group and Transatel, a global provider of Cellular Connectivity Management for the Internet of Things (IoT) and a Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE),

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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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The new model of selling IoT connectivity presents a challenge for traditional MVNO and MNO provider

The market for IoT connectivity worldwide continues to evolve rapidly – if anything, at a faster pace during 2018 than in 2017. New providers, such as Twilio and 1NCE, are entering the market says Tom Rebbeck, research director at Analysys Mason.

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Cellular IoT connectivity is not an internet experience, it’s a secure, dedicated connection

Analysys Mason’s research director Tom Rebbeck caught up with Arkessa chief executive, Andrew Orrock, to talk about how the barriers to IoT adoption are gradually falling, and how mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) can succeed in a market with numerous large global mobile network operators (MNOs)

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PodM2M connects TAHMO IoT weather monitoring systems to remedy chronic hunger in Africa

PodM2M (a division of Pod Group), a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) specialising in global, mission-critical connectivity solutions for the M2M/IoT market, is providing its “Best Signal” IoT connectivity solution to the Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO), a socially-driven network of 20,000 connected weather monitoring stations every 30km across the African continent, to accurately measure previously

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IoT and MVNO solutions provider Teleena secures 901 IMSI from ITU for cross-border data services

Teleena, the global provider for IoT and MVNO solutions announced that it has secured a 901 IMSI from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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Transavia signs contract with IoT solutions provider Teleena for global data connectivity

Teleena, a global provider for IoT and MVNO solutions, is partnering with Transavia to deliver worldwide data connectivity for Transavia’s Electronic Flight Bag device.

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Tvilight and Teleena to expand their current partnership for Tvilight’s Smart City projects

Teleena, a global IoT and MVNO enabler, and Tvilight, European provider of professional end-to-end street lighting control solutions, announced that the companies are expanding their current partnership.

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There’s a battle in the enterprise for ownership of ‘chaotic’ IoT, says Gartner

At the recent M2M Summit 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Gartner‘s Research VP, Eric F. Goodness was blunt about the challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT). These, he said, included a battle for IoT ‘ownership’, a bottleneck of problems facing anyone trying to prove the value of their IoT initiative, and a market characterised by

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Orange supports global enterprise demand for IoT solutions in Brazil with Portoseguro Conecta

Orange and Porto Seguro Conecta are collaborating to support IoT (Internet of Things) projects in Brazil to meet the demand from multinational corporations.

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Teleena and Airfi announce strategic partnership to leverage global IoT opportunities

Teleena, a global IoT and MVNO enabler announced a strategic partnership with Airfi, a global connectivity service provider to the IoT sector.

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Rate plan optimisation – the MVNOs’ ‘inexhaustible’ source of savings

If you are a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) or Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity service provider, you should be aware that you can increase your margin by at least 10%.

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Data2Go Wireless to use Stream’s IoT-X platform for billing and connectivity

US-based Data2Go Wireless has agreed with Stream Technologies UK to leverage the capability of the IoT-X connectivity enablement & billing platform, in a move to strengthen Data2Go’s cellular connectivity capability in the fast expanding IoT/M2M sector.

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UROS introduces anti ‘bill shock’ roaming solution at Mobile World Congress

At Mobile World Congress (MWC, February 22-25, 2016), UROS will be showcasing its new roaming solution.

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