SIMalliance members report shipments of 4.9bn SIMs in 2017, while estimated SIM market increases to 5.6bn units

Data reported by SIMalliance shows that the collective SIM shipments of its members in 2017, which represented approximately 88% of the global SIM market, equalled 4.9 billion units. SIMalliance confirms that over the same period, the estimated total available global market for SIM cards has grown by 2.75%, with units rising from 5.45 billion to

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WaterBit uses AT&T connectivity in IoT irrigation solution to help farmers grow more with less

WaterBit and AT&T are working to make automated irrigation easier for growers. WaterBit chose AT&T to provide secure connectivity to its autonomous irrigation solution. The smart irrigation solution aims to help farmers increase yields and conserve resources.

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Sherlock collaborates with Orange Business Services to support its global business with IoT connectivity

Sherlock, an Internet of Things (IoT), bicycle security startup based in Turin, Italy, has signed a deal with Orange Business Services to support its global business with IoT connectivity and a management portal over the next three years.

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AWS customers access new global cellular for IoT devices

Eseye announced details of a new, fully integrated, enhanced global cellular connectivity service, available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace and featured on the new Internet of Things (IoT) category landing page.

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Computime and Naka Mobile partner to provide best-in-class global connectivity for its Koko GPS Watches

Naka Mobile, a global mobile telecommunication and technology company, is partnering with Computime, a global manufacturing, technology and brand distribution company, to provide best-in-class global connectivity for its Koko GPS Watches.

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Mobile wallet spend to rise by more than 30% this year, reaching US$1.35trn says Juniper Research

Global spend via mobile wallets is expected to rise by nearly 32% this year to US$1.35 trillion. That is according to a new study from Juniper Research.

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Demystifying eUICC: The Next Evolution of the SIM Card

On-demand version You may have heard of Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card (eUICC). It has been dubbed the next evolution of the SIM card, because it offers users the ability to change service provider profiles over-the-air (OTA), without needing to physically change the embedded SIM card.

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Demystifying eUICC: The Next Evolution of the SIM Card

Event date: September 22, 2016 Webinar online You may have heard of Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card (eUICC). It has been dubbed the next evolution of the SIM card, because it offers users the ability to change service provider profiles over-the-air (OTA), without needing to physically change the embedded SIM card.

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Keeping the peace in the Internet of Things – Part 3

Testing an Internet or cloud is necessary because the system is too complex for anyone to analyse and predict every possible form of vulnerability or failure.

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Telekom Austria Group and CEplus to offer asset tracking solutions with support systems

Digitisation is increasingly pervading all sectors of trade and industry. Reliability, ease of use and falling prices for technology and M2M connectivity as well as new business models are driving this trend that is increasingly spreading through every aspect of our lives.

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FIME enhances GlobalPlatform test portfolio to include GSMA embedded UICC products

FIME’s laboratory and global test tool is one of the first to be qualified by GlobalPlatform to verify that embedded UICC (eUICC) products meet the functional requirements outlined in the GSMA Remote Provisioning Architecture for Embedded UICC, Technical Specification.

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The power shift that will enable a connected future

In recent years, M2M has transformed from a bold futuristic vision into an enabler that has changed the way business is done in industries from utilities to security, transport to health care. Most companies who have integrated M2M into their business have done so for pure commercial reasons. M2M slashes costs, opens up new revenue

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Danlaw, Telit and BNV Mobility announce partnership for myJINI mobility service in the Netherlands

BNV Mobility, Telit and Danlaw has announced a partnership to allow myJINI customers to monitor and improve their driving style. myJINI is BNV Mobility’s recently introduced mobility service which will go live in the Netherlands in January 2015. myJINI rewards conscientious drivers with JINI$, the brand´s loyalty points, to encourage smarter driving.

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European M2M specialist Maingate announces first UK connectivity deal

Maingate, has announced a new contract with Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD), marking their first connectivity deal in the UK.

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Used smart cards are not to be considered Electrical and Electronic Waste

On the 13 of August 2012, the updated version of the European Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE Directive) entered into force1. By setting key objectives regarding environmental management of WEEE, the text aims at improving the collection, treatment and recycling of electronics at the end of their life.

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Complex logistical challenges must be made to disappear

A lot of hard engineering graft goes into making technology look simple. On Demand Connectivity is a case in point and the process of creating open communications without compromising security needs constant fine-tuning, writes Nick Booth.

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