GSMA-compliant AnyNet+ eUICC SIM enables dynamic switching between network providers

A fully GSMA-compliant eUICC SIM with in-built multi-IMSI switching technology has been unveiled today by global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity specialist, Eseye. The new AnyNet+ SIM solution is designed to simplify and improve global commercial IoT connectivity.

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Cellular IoT connectivity is not an internet experience, it’s a secure, dedicated connection

Analysys Mason’s research director Tom Rebbeck caught up with Arkessa chief executive, Andrew Orrock, to talk about how the barriers to IoT adoption are gradually falling, and how mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) can succeed in a market with numerous large global mobile network operators (MNOs)

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Analyst Report IoT Connectivity

This year will be crucial for commercial deployments of IoT connectivity technologies Possibly the most common question about LPWA network technologies is which will win, writes Tom Rebbeck, the research director for enterprise and IoT at Analysys Mason.There remains no clear answer, based on what we saw in 2017. LoRa, LTE-M, NB-IoT and Sigfox all

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Analyst Report Transportation

Transport and logistics move beyond vehicle tracking Transport and logistics were one of the earliest use cases for cellular connected devices and in many countries, remain the largest application areas. Suppliers initially targeted the market with IoT solutions focused on high-value assets, such as containers and the heavy good vehicles that carried them, where the

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IoT Now Magazine February – March 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 February-March issue: Talking Heads: Wind River’s Jim Douglas explains why fluid computing, machine learning and changed mindsets will alter IoT

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LPWA: Challenger operators could benefit from using a different technology to the market leader

Mobile operators have a significant opportunity to offer LPWA solutions, but competition will be intense. The leaders have decided which technology to support – for example, AT&T has opted for LTE-M, Orange uses LoRa and LTE-M and Vodafone has gone for NB-IoT.

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Autonomous vehicles: Entertaining passengers may be the big opportunity for telecoms operators

While autonomous vehicles are gaining huge attention from all sectors, there is little assessment of what they mean for the telecoms sector. Based on a series of discussions with players in different roles in the value chain, and our own analysis, Analysys Mason believes that,

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Vodafone is aiming to be the Android of mobile IoT

Tom Rebbeck, the research director for the Enterprise and IoT research practice at Analysys Mason, spoke to Erik Brenneis, the chief executive of Vodafone Global Enterprise, about Vodafone’s NB-IoT networks, developer tools and smart city projects.

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The fragmented smart city market needs providers who can offer end-to-end solutions

Tom Rebbeck, research director at Analysys Mason caught up with Nicolas Chalvin, the vice president of enterprise IoT ecosystem marketing at Gemalto, to discuss Gemalto’s approach to the smart city.

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Expectations for IoT in 2017: Key developments in LPWA tech, connected cars and smart cities

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE-M (long-term evolution to 4G, machine to machine) approach full commercial deployment.

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Seven areas for regulators and policy makers to consider

The potential for IoT to have a positive economic, societal, and environmental impact worldwide is substantial, but its development also raises new questions to be addressed by regulators and policy makers.

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Drones could provide operators with both a new market and new insights on driverless cars

Interest in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones is growing in the telecoms sector, as these machines become suitable for more use cases.

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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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At MWC 2016 we observed maturation of IoT partnerships in various sectors

IoT was highly visible at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, with IoT devices or services – from connected cows to connected toothbrushes – appearing on nearly every stand. While there was no unifying theme, we believe a number of developments point to the continued maturation of IoT.

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LPWA: Established operators need to rethink their strategy or risk failure

Low-power, wide-area (LPWA) networks are a hot topic among telecoms operators. All of the major established telecoms operators are experimenting with various forms of this new technology. However, many of these efforts risk failure, unless these operators take a new approach. To benefit from this disruptive technology, companies need to accelerate commitments and structure their

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To win more IoT and M2M business telcos may have to adjust their geo focus

When developing an Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) strategy, telecoms operators typically give only limited consideration to geographical factors. Operators are structured to win national contracts and yet few IoT or M2M contracts are truly national.

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