Bridge Alliance and the Global M2M Association collaborate to drive growth in M2M and IoT markets

Bridge Alliance and the Global M2M Association (GMA) announced their new partnership and the live demonstration of their advanced Multi-Domestic Service.

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IoT Tech Expo announces 2016 World Series with Germany and North America dates confirmed

The IoT Tech Expo, a series of Internet of Things (IoT) conferences and exhibitions, has announced its 2016 world series with events and dates confirmed in Berlin and San Francisco for 13-14 June and 20-21 October respectively.

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Ericsson and Orange trial Internet of Things over GSM and LTE

Ericsson and Orange have announced a trial of optimised, low-cost, low-complexity devices and enhanced network capabilities for Cellular IoT over GSM and LTE.

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Orange selects Semtech’s LoRa RF for low-power wide area networks in France’s smart cities

Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has announced Orange, one of the largest mobile network operators (MNO) in the world, selected its LoRa® RF technology for a low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) scheduled to deploy in the first quarter of 2016. Orange will use the LoRa LPWAN to connect low-power sensors to

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Ericsson’s innovations aim to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things

A globe-spanning network for the Internet of Things (IoT) has been built over the past 20 years that provides the coverage, security and reliability needed to connect us and bring intelligence to the things that surround us.

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Actility wins $25m investment led by Ginko Ventures, KPN, Orange and Swisscom

Paris, France – Actility, a provider of network solutions and managed information systems for the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a $25 million funding round led by Ginko Ventures.

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Orange and TAPcheck® join forces to develop connected objects in the healthcare sector

TAPcheck®  specialises in the production and distribution of healthcare and wellness products. Due to the integration and hosting of its healthcare and wellness applications on the Orange Business Services Flexible Computing platform, TAPcheck® is now in a position to make its health products connected.

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GMA is joined by SoftBank Mobile and Bell Mobility as it expands into Asia and North America

The Global M2M Association (GMA), a co-operation in the machine-to-machine (M2M) sector established by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telecom Italia and TeliaSonera, has announced the participation in the GMA of SoftBank Mobile and Bell Mobility.

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Telecom Italia is fourth to join the Global M2M Association for 'enhanced M2M services'

June 22, 2013 — The Global M2M Association (GMA), a co-operation agreement in the machine-to-machine (M2M) sector between TeliaSonera, Orange and Deutsche Telekom, has now welcomed Telecom Italia to the fold, Georgina Elrington reports.

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O2 UK's major network outage is put down to HLR systems failure – Were you affected?

UK. July 17, 2012 — A serious failure in the O2 UK mobile network last week is being ascribed to a failure of a Home Location Register (HLR) software system. As reported on our sister site, VanillaPlus.com, the wholly-owned Telefonica subsidiary, which trades in the UK under the O2 brand, lost service to a large

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NSN and Everything Everywhere partner to increase revenue through M2M connectivity

Everything Everywhere, a leading UK communications company, and Nokia Siemens Networks have announced a partnership that will offer vending machine owners the opportunity to increase revenue and reduce costs through remote stock monitoring, increased customer interaction and multiple payment methods.

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Mobile operator data shows steady M2M subscriber growth in Q1 2012, says Berg Insight

Gothenburg, Sweden. May 25, 2012 – New market data from Berg Insight shows a sustained strong momentum for wireless M2M communication in the first quarter of 2012. According to figures disclosed by leading global mobile operators, the number of machines using cellular communication continues to grow at a high rate

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Connected energy, fleet and industrial sectors are accelerating M2M growth, says Yankee Group report

By 2016, global cellular M2M connections will balloon to 313 million, says a Yankee Group analyst, as more enterprises and consumers realise business benefits and improved experiences from connected devices.

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Orange launches the UK’s first contactless mobile payments service

Orange and Barclaycard today launch ‘Quick Tap’ – the UK’s first contactless mobile phone payments service,  allowing consumers to make purchases on the high street using their mobile phone.

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Operators must differentiate to succeed in M2M

Differentiation will be a priority as operators try to distinguish their different M2M strategies, according to a report from Current Analysis.

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Veolia Water and Orange launch M2O City, a smart metering operator

Veolia Water and Orange are joining forces in the smart metering sector and are launching M2O City, an operator specialising in remote environmental data and water meter reading services.

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