Alif Semiconductor and OQ Technology to deploy NB-IoT connectivity for hybrid terrestrial-satellite networks

California, USA, and Luxembourg, Europe, 3 March 2022 – Alif Semiconductor, a global provider of microcontrollers and fusion processors, and IoT satellite operator OQ Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on a narrowband internet-of-things (NB-IoT) solution for hybrid terrestrial satellite networking. Alifs fingertip sized, highly integrated cellular enabled IoT devices will

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stc announces partnership with Sensoneo to drive smart waste management

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 24 November 2021 – stc, the ICT specialist driving digital transformation in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced a partnership with Sensoneo to provide customers in Saudi Arabia with the most reliable and easy-to-deploy smart waste management technology. Sensoneo is a provider of enterprise-grade smart waste management solutions.

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42 Technology helps Titan Class develop smarter monitoring for remote Australian farms

42 Technology (42T) has helped Titan Class an Australian IoT company to develop a faster and easier way to roll-out its smart agricultural monitoring systems to some of the most remote farms across the country and without farmers needing to install costly infrastructure, such as gateway antennae.

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TT Electronics launches S-2CONNECT press connectivity solution, powered by LTE-M / NB-IoT

Woking, UK. 3 Nov 2021 – TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered technologies for performance critical applications, announced the launch of S-2CONNECT Press, a new addition to its Connectivity product portfolio that offers a simple, smart IoT solution to optimise business processes.

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The penetration of smart gas meters in Europe reached 33% in 2020

Gothenburg, Sweden. 2 November, 2021 – According to a new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of smart gas meters in Europe amounted to 39 million units in 2020, equal to a penetration rate of 33%. The installed base will continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of

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More than half of all electricity meters in Europe are now smart

A historic milestone has been reached in the European energy sector as the penetration of smart electricity metering has now passed the 50% mark. This could be concluded in the latest study of the European smart metering market from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, which has tracked the development of the market since 2004.

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Rising demand sees Vodafone expand narrowband IoT coverage to reach 98% of UK geography

Vodafone has doubled the number of sites in its Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network to meet increasing demand for Internet of Things (IoT) services. Vodafone NB-IoT coverage now reaches 98% of the UK geography.

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TT Electronics S-2CONNECT creo development kit leverages the LTE Cat M1 and NB-IoT technology

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, announced the launch of its S-2CONNECT Creo Development Kit with LTE Cat M1 / NB-IoT to accelerate digital programmes. The kit is designed for software developers who are charged with reducing R&D risk and fast-tracking their IoT application development.

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New eSIM module solution for space-constrained cellular IoT

SIMCom, the designer and manufacturer of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless modules and solutions, announced that the SIMCom NB-IoT SIM7070 module measuring only 24 mm x 24 mm can now be equipped with a compact eSIM security controller from Infineon powered by GSMA-compliant remote SIM management software provided by Kigen (UK) Ltd. The security controller comes in the smallest

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CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

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Bluetooth and LTE M/NB-IoT – Wireless synergy for IoT

Join Sony Semiconductor IL, Sierra Wireless and Laird Connectivity as they discuss the building blocks of silicon, module and modem that together have enabled the development of the innovative Pinnacle™ 100 & Sentrius™MG100 products.

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TEOCO delivers increased automation and planning efficiency with latest ASSET release

TEOCO, the provider of analytics, assurance and optimisation solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs), has rolled out a number of upgrades to its ASSET network planning tool, bringing with it a variety of new innovative features and capabilities.

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TT Electronics selected as hardware partner to Telenor IoT

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, announced that it has been selected as hardware partner to Telenor, a communications and IoT provider ranked among the top 10 IoT operators globally and the top three in Europe.

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BICS adds private mobile networks connectivity to global SIM for Things solution

International communications enabler BICS has added private mobile networks connectivity to its SIM for Things solution. This latest enhancement to BICS’ solution builds on the recent addition of borderless 5G capabilities, announced in March.

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Cold chain connected: Building block solutions support longevity and 2G transition

Cold chain cargo lives and dies by access to active sensor data, transmitted and shared via connectivity solutions that are the backbone of supply chain success.

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Does the world need another IoT standard?

Webcomic #927 on the xkcd.com site typifies the dilemma around standardisation. It makes a joke about two people wanting to create a new standard when fourteen already exist, says Ken Figueredo of oneM2M.

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