Vodafone stays top of Machina Research’s M2M Leaderboard, AT&T misses second place through US technology choices

Machina Research updates its M2M Leaderboard, ranking MNOs on expected success between now and 2020. Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom and AT&T remain top, with Telefónica moving up one place to 4th.

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Telefónica and Avea agree to co-operate globally in M2M business

Madrid, Spain & Istanbul, Turkey. April 11, 2012 – Telefónica, through its Telefónica Digital unit, and the Turkish mobile operator Avea, part of Turk Telekom group, have agreed jointly to develop business opportunities in M2M.

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Telit and Telefónica partner to offer enhanced services for all M2M solution providers

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA – Telit Wireless Solutions, has announced a global strategic partnership with Telefónica, a leading communications network operator, to offer all M2M solution providers the premium value-added services, customer support, module innovation and global connectivity previously reserved for larger firms.

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Telefónica and Onstar reach agreement to provide global M2M connectivity

Telefónica’s M2M business consolidates its position in the automobile sector to support OnStar’s future global expansion plans.

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Telefónica unveils smart 4G experience at Mobile World Congress

Barcelona, Mobile World Congress, 27 February 2012. – Telefónica today announced the first live experience of the world’s ‘smartest’ 4G network, in one of the most ambitious technological innovations ever deployed at the Mobile World Congress.

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A flurry of M2M in 2011

2011 was an exciting year for M2M, kicked off by a great deal of attention and recognition at Mobile World Congress. Though expectations of world domination have not quite been fulfilled just yet,

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comScore and Telefónica Germany announce results of ‘Connected Europe’ Study at DLD Conference

comScore and Telefónica Germany have presented the results of a study showing the shift in media consumption triggered by smartphones, tablets and other connected devices

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Telefónica selects Giesecke & Devrient to deliver NFC solutions across Europe

Telefónica’s new Digital unit and Giesecke & Devrient have reached an agreement to establish a single European-wide platform for Near Field Communication (NFC) services.

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Telefonica and China Unicom sign strategic agreement to jointly develop M2M products and services

Telefonica and China Unicom have announced that they intend to collaborate along the entire M2M value chain, from the development of standards to the joint development of end-to-end M2M vertical products

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O2’s M2M technology aids electric vehicle charging

Telefonica, through its O2 mobile brand, is to provide M2M technology to connect Chargemaster’s UK-wide network of electric vehicle charging stations.

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Masternaut and Telefónica in joint marketing deal

Telefónica and Masternaut have agreed to market telematics-enabled fleet management services jointly. These allow businesses to make cost savings, while delivering improvements in customer service and employee safety.

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M2M to be key sector in Telefonica business unit

Telefonica has set up a digital services unit combining areas such as e-health, cloud and M2M.

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Etisalat and Telefónica announce the signing of a strategic multinational agreement

The two operators have jointly announced that they have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to enter into a broad-based cooperation. The partnership is designed to allow

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White Paper: M2M – Connecting the devices

Operators including Vodafone, O2, Telefonica, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint are putting significant resources into developing M2M (Machine to Machine) business units.

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Operators must differentiate to succeed in M2M

Differentiation will be a priority as operators try to distinguish their different M2M strategies, according to a report from Current Analysis.

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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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