IoT Now Magazine December-January 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In December-January issue: TALKING HEADS: Tele2 IoT’s Rami Avidan on plans to orchestrate a flexible, agile and scalable ecosystem

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SEAT and Telefónica reach an agreement to promote digitalisation in the automotive industry

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

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How will M2M services make more billions in a few years?

On the back of this development in connectivity for vehicles will come other business opportunities which will add to the demand for traffic on this network.

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Winners announced in global search for consumer experience AI, connected homes and IoT cyber security

Go Ignite, an alliance of Tier One telcos including Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefonica, announced the winners of the second global search for start-ups offering the most innovative solutions for three technologies.

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DRIVEN consortium to unveil first self-driving vehicles at LCV 2017

The DRIVEN consortium unveils the first three of its proposed fleet of six self-driving vehicles, a white and blue 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium hybrid, a 2017 Ford Mondeo hybrid and a Range Rover Evoque.

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Building a global IoT network

We all talk about interoperability a lot when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT); the need for a common framework to ensure interoperability amongst the world of sensors we now inhabit.

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NetComm Wireless and Telefónica announce global supply agreement for the IoT

NetComm Wireless Ltd and Telefónica announced the signing of an IoT Device Supply Agreement. The agreement further strengthens NetComm Wireless’ presence in the US and Europe;

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Ericsson, C2M, infiswift and Redd join Libelium’s IoT ecosystem

Libelium has emphasised its commitment to interoperability with several new additions to its IoT ecosystem. A total of 40 Cloud platforms are now integrated with Meshlium, the Spain-based company’s IoT gateway.

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Bernie McPhillips, head of Telefonica’s IoT wholesale partner channel, joins Pangea

Pangea, a global M2M and IoT connectivity and solutions provider, has announced that Bernie McPhillips is set to join the organisation in April, marking the next phase in its Partner Programme strategy.

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GSMA launches IoT Big Data Directory to support growth of innovative new IoT solutions

The GSMA has announced the launch of the ‘IoT Big Data API Directory’ that aims to make harmonised data sets from multiple sources worldwide available to developers and third parties, enabling them to create innovative new Internet of Things (IoT) services.

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Internet of Things will be centre stage in Hannover at CeBIT 2017, say organisers

Digital integration is rapidly interconnecting machines, industrial plant and products of every kind to create the Internet of Things (IoT). For companies, the IoT is an opportunity to realise new business models, optimise internal processes and achieve major cost savings.

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The complex-free route for operators to the rewarding connected car business

The connected car ecosystem is one of the most advanced of all IoT and machine-to-machine use cases. Most of the world’s largest mobile operators are working hard to stake a claim on this growing opportunity.

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Beyond connectivity: Three ways CSPs can monetise IoT

For communications service providers (CSPs) reeling from losses in their traditional lines of business, the Internet of Things (IoT) provides tantalising opportunities to reverse their fortunes. At first glance, you’d think monetising IoT would be a slam-dunk for the communications industry.

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Zest4 appoints LeSaux from Telefonica as new head of M2M

To expand its M2M Partner Programme, Zest4 has invested in a well-known industry figure to lead its machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) business.

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What would ‘Brexit’ mean for the UK’s mobile sector?

On June 23, 2016, the people of the U.K. will vote in a referendum on whether they want the U.K. to remain a member of the European Union (EU) or to leave.

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Vodafone’s M2M deal with GM brings out the importance of multinational coverage

General Motors (GM) announced on 22 February 2016 that it is using Vodafone’s network for its GM OnStar connected car services in Europe.

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