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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O2 to use BMC’s Remedy solution to enhance digital experiences for customers and employees

BMC, has announced that O2, the UK subsidiary of Telefónica, is using BMC’s Remedy solution to enhance digital experiences for its 25 million customers and around 7,500 employees.

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ECHAlliance calls for firms to join Global Connector social network of eHealth stakeholders

The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) has made a call for businesses to join the Global Connector, a social network that brings together all the stakeholders of the mobile health and wellness sector.

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‘By 2020, global healthcare data will double every three days’, says Pathways Genomics’ CIO

More than 400 mobile health (mHealth) leaders from around the world gathered at Digital Health & Wellness Summit @ Mobile World Congress 2016 (DHWS16) held in Barcelona from February 22-25, 2016.

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Giesecke & Devrient and Telefónica to offer eSIM management for consumer devices

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) teamed up with Telefónica at Mobile World Congress 2016, which took place from February 22 to 25 in Barcelona, to introduce a solution for eSIM management in the consumer sector.

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Cisco fills cellular gap in IoT stack by buying Jasper Technologies, says analyst

Cisco has moved to snap up privately-held Jasper Technologies with a planned acquisition for US$1.4 billion. Frost & Sullivan believes this to be as much as 20 times the company’s annual revenue in 2015, says Frost & Sullivan’s Sheridan Nye.

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Will IoT need its own, dedicated wide area network?

The continued and predicted growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) means that more diverse industries are feeling the effects, with yet more on the verge.  This does throw up some challenges, such as how can the IoT reach the more isolated or low cost businesses.

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How will the Internet of Things affect sustainability? — Part 2

The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken the world of technology by storm. While it has been discussed, theorised and continuously developed for a number of years, consumers are only just starting to experience its uses in everyday life first-hand through products like Nest.

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Are M2M providers ready for rapid growth?

We’ve had a rip-roaring start to 2015 with predictions of economic growth and falling costs of living.

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Telefonica launches machine to machine (m2m) global partner programme in LATAM

Companies in LatAm can now join more than 500 partners already signed up to Telefonica’s m2m Global Partner Programme

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Mobile industry embraces new GSMA Embedded SIM specification to speed Internet of Things growth

October 13, 2014, Dubai, UAE: Leading mobile operators, SIM vendors and module manufacturers are now deploying solutions that comply with a new specification, GSMA Embedded SIM, designed to accelerate provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) services. New research suggests that the deployment will grow the M2M market by 34% by 2020. 

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Mobile network congestion could see IoT failures hit 30% says ISV. Not yet if ever, analyst and CSPs reply

Mobile operators could face a 30% failure rate for M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) sessions. So says one provider of self-organising networks (SON) solutions for wireless operators, Cellwize. Amid forecasts of up to 26 billion IoT devices by 20201, the solution vendor believes it has identified the potential pitfalls and the opportunities for mobile

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