M2M Now Magazine Jun-July 2012 Edition

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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Why are European firms buying up North American smart grid companies?

IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), reports that the market for distribution automation and smart grid networking hardware in the Americas is anticipated to grow to nearly $1.7 billion in 2012.

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Over 100 million smart meters with HAN gateways to drive HEMS market past US$9bn in five years

IMS Research, a leading analyst firm recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), forecasts that more than 100 million smart meters will be deployed with integrated HAN (‘home area network’) gateways in the next five years.

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Vodafone reports M2M connections up 47% as group profits fall 2.4% to £11.5bn

While Vodafone Group’s adjusted operating profit for the year ended 31 March 2012 fell by 2.4% year-on-year to £11.5 billion (US$18.2 billion), due to the sale of its interest in SFR, the company has seen major growth in M2M connections, notably in the automotive and utilities markets.

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M2M Now Magazine April-May 2012 Edition

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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Sensus to acquire 15% of Navetas and exclusive licence for USA

Ipswich, UK – Wednesday 4th April 2012: Navetas Energy Management has secured £5m in strategic investment from Sensus, a leading utility infrastructure company offering smart meters and communication systems for the electric, gas and water industries. The investment deal will see Sensus acquire a 15% stake in Navetas and an exclusive licence agreement for Navetas

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GridComms

Event date: 22nd October 2012 Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London GridComms is the global Smart Grid event focused on opportunities for collaboration and innovation between the telecommunications and utilities industries with the common greater good of building and securing Smart Grid networks.

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M2M Challenges in the Utilities and Telecom Sectors

Electricity distributor EDP, mobile operator Optimus and WeDo Technologies consider the M2M challenges and opportunities in the utilities and telecom sectors.

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M2M Now Magazine – February-March 2012

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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M2M Now Magazine – November-December 2011

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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Utility cyber security in a state of near chaos says senior analyst

The security vulnerabilities facing the electrical grid have been a major topic of discussion as utilities around the world forge ahead with their smart grid deployment initiatives, which utilise information and communication technologies to improve the operating efficiency of the grid.

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Sprint and Neptune join forces on water meters

Sprint and Neptune Technology Group are working together to modernise the water utility infrastructure in the USA by combining the Sprint wireless network and M2M expertise with Neptune’s automated metering.

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Deutsche Telekom extends its SaaS portfolio to include SAP for Utilities

Bonn, Germany. 28 September, 2011 — Deutsche Telekom has extended its Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio to include the SAP system, ‘SAP for Utilities’. Energy providers, the housing sector, and meter operators can now lease hardware and software for all processes at a fixed monthly price per meter

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M2M Now Magazine – July-September 2011

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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Telekom Austria Group delivers promised new M2M company

Vienna, Austria: As first reported by M2M Now on July 7th, 2011, the Telekom Austria Group has set up a new subsidiary company in the M2M field. The new company, the Telekom Austria Group M2M GmbH, acts as

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e-Mobility: new possibilities with M2M technology

Electric vehicles, or EVs, offer a compelling option for environmentally sustainable travel and transportation and they are fast becoming a regular part of daily life worldwide.

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