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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Mocana provides security for Fusion CDMA modules

M2M module provider Fusion Wireless has picked Mocana to provide security software for its high-speed CDMA modules.

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Security will be the bedrock for my next gen HAN

I had an interesting conversation about the future of Home Area Networks (HANs) today with INSIDE Secure, a privately-owned company based in beautiful Aix-en-Provence, France. As one who lives near Basingstoke, I can only imagine what that must be like. But, I digress.

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Analysts positive on Vodafone UK, strong in M2M services

March 21, 2011: A leading firm of analysts have taken a positive stance on Vodafone’s UK operations. And in their assessment Current Analysis have emphasised Vodafone UK’s provision of M2M (machine-to-machine) services as a key strength.

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Summer launch planned for joint Inmarsat and Skywave service

Inmarsat is working with Skywave Mobile Communications to develop a low data rate tracking, monitoring and messaging service that is planned for launch in the summer.

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Enterprise class control brought to M2M wireless devices

Quatech has introduced the AMC airborne management centre software to support installation, configuration and setup of rugged and secure enterprise-class Wifi networking device servers, Ethernet bridges and embedded modules.

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Cinterion and Numerex team up to expand the M2M market in North America

Cinterion, part of Gemalto, and Numerex have announced their partnership to distribute and integrate Cinterion modules across all M2M markets, enabling customers to implement securely and rapidly M2M applications.

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Jasper Wireless platform connects Telefónica to M2M and consumer electronics devices

Jasper Wireless and Telefónica, Spain’s incumbent communications network operator, have partnered to wirelessly connect M2M and consumer electronics devices.

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Exclusive 25% discount for iot-now.com readers on a recent study entitled, Assessing the Smart Grid Opportunity

Telecom service providers need to help energy utilities understand the value of the smart grid. Around the world, governments are requiring energy companies to prepare for the smart grid – a two-way network for the distribution of energy,

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