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)
u-blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced that its SARA-N2 NB-IoT module series is entering initial production. In addition to being certified for use in Europe, Asia and Australia, the module has received ATEX certification for deployment
For about two years the Internet of Things (IoT) has been in what Gartner’s Hypecycle refers to as the ‘Trough of Disillusionment’. So say three InterDigital executives talking to Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now at Mobile World Congress (#MWC18) in Barcelona.
u‑blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced that its SARA-N201 NB-IoT module is now available on China Telecom Tianyigou purchasing platform. Customers who purchase modules there are eligible to receive a per-unit subsidy of RMB 20.
Sequans Communications S.A. announced that it has established a technology collaboration with SoftBank Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. and Japan’s leading mobile operator, to accelerate the deployment of LTE-M and NB-IoT technologies in Japan.
A new report from Juniper Research has found that the total number of cellular M2M connections will reach 1.3 billion by 2022, representing a 220% increase from an estimated 400 million in 2017.
u-blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the SARA-R412M, an LTE Cat M1, NB-IoT, and quad band 2G (EGPRS) module with worldwide coverage. Measuring just 16 x 26 mm, the module is the world’s smallest to provide both LTE and quad band EGPRS support in a single design.
A new report from the IoT market research firm Berg Insight estimates that the global number of cellular IoT subscribers increased by 56% during 2017 to reach 647.5 million. The accelerating growth is expected to take the global installed base to almost 1 billion at the end of 2018.