According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of devices managed on third-party connectivity management platforms (CMPs) will grow at a CAGR of 30.3% from 120 million in 2017 to reach 440 million by 2022. This accounted for about 18% of the total installed base of cellular IoT devices in 2017.
Two of the most significant events for the global eSIM market—the 2nd World eSIM 2018 Summit and Mobile World Congress—took place recently, giving us a chance to take the pulse of the global eSIM market.
Hardware Pioneers, following its great success in London, announced it will be running four community events in Munich in 2018. The events will be headlined by spokespeople from leading companies in the IoT sector.
Telefónica and Huawei have announced a partnership to launch a set of Big Data products aimed at enterprises that want to develop their own internal use cases as well as to sell data applications to their clients.
Telefónica and China Unicom have signed an agreement in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). Under the partnership the two companies will have access to each other’s networks and deploy their IoT services.
During the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Telefónica and Huawei jointly demonstrated the industry’s first VR service using 5G end-to-end (E2E) network slicing technology. The demonstration offered visitors the opportunity to enjoy the ultimate immersive 5G interaction experience.
Telefónica and Huawei have achieved a new milestone with the world’s first Proof-of-Concept (PoC) testbed for 5G based vehicle communication networks (known as 5G-V2X) in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid. This is another solid step to promote 5G commercialisation and expand the 5G ecosystem after both companies completed 5G UCNC trial in 2017.
As Telefonica says, Blockchain is the keystone of cryptocurrencies. And cryptocurrencies are inherently linked to the Internet of Things (IoT).
SEAT president Luca de Meo and Telefónica de España president Luis Miguel Gilpérez have signed an agreement that aims to promote a joint effort to develop innovative initiatives in the automotive industry. The agreement reached, which makes Telefónica a strategic IT supplier to SEAT, is set within the framework of SEAT’s strategy to position itself as a benchmark company in connected, [...]