Welcome to the era of the super (virtual) network operator

Nigel Chadwick is the chief executive of Stream Technologies, which provides its IoT-X platform to companies across the IoT. Here, Chadwick tells IoT Now that, as IoT applications and services proliferate and enter the mainstream, organisations are looking for platforms with the capabilities of IoT-X to enable them to have the widest possible choice of

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Acquisitions won’t stop as KORE expands to provide software and services

Alexander Bufalino joined KORE in October 2016 as senior vice president of international sales and marketing. Here, he tells IoT Now that, following the acquisition of Wyless, the company is addressing customers’ needs for global services and preparing to widen its offering to include software and services in addition to connectivity. 

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Specific apps need LTE chipsets optimised for IoT

Eran Eshed is the vice president of worldwide marketing and sales at Altair Semiconductor. Here, he tells Christopher Taylor, the director of analyst firm Strategy Analytics’ RF and Wireless Components advisory service, how the company is progressing following its acquisition by Sony earlier in the year and how he views the prospects for single-mode LTE

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Nokia makes impact in IoT with new platform offering

Michele Mackenzie, principal analyst at Analysys Mason, talks to Jason Collins, the vice president of Internet of Things marketing at Nokia, to discuss the company’s approach to IoT from technology to ecosystem and business models

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How SAP helps telcos deliver value in connected cars, smart cities and healthcare

Stephan Gatien, the general manager for the Telecommunications Business at SAP, talked to Tom Rebbeck, the research director at Analysys Mason, about SAP’s approach to IoT and how it is trying to help telecoms operators grow their IoT business

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Be secure from the edge to the core for the lifetime of an IoT project

As the focus turns to securing the Internet of Things (IoT), Michele Mackenzie, an analyst for Analysys Mason’s IoT and M2M Solutions research programme, interviewed Andreas Haegele, the senior vice president of IoT at Gemalto, to explore the issues organisations face and how Gemalto is addressing the IoT security challenge

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IT/OT integration brings significant challenges along with limitless opportunities

IT infrastructure challenges are changing as a result of the rapid growth of the IoT. Various developments are enabling more effective operational technology (OT) integration as well as easier development, deployment and usage of innovative solutions deployed in the field. Roberto Siagri, the chief executive of Eurotech, talks to Bob Emmerson about the company’s plans

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IoT’s new challenges are the volume involved, the diversity of use cases and security

Sri Ramachandran is chief technology officer of Numerex. He joined the company at the start of 2016 and is responsible for driving the company’s technology strategy with a focus on product development and engineering execution. He most recently served as CTO of Utilidata, an IoT and data analytics company driving energy efficiency in the electric

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IoT monetisation means enabling enterprises to offer everything as a service

Mohsen Mohseninia is vice president of market development for Europe at Aeris. With more than 18 years of experience in the telecoms sector and an early pioneer of the machine-to-machine market, Mohseninia joined Aeris in 2013. Prior to that he was head of M2M for Logica in the UK, having worked for the company in

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Accelerating adoption and monetising consumer IoT – How to create a seamless customer experience

As OEMs and service providers look to increase consumer IoT adoption, a seamless customer experience is vital, with simple exploration, registration and activation as the aims. Yuval Mayron, the general manager of the Amdocs Internet of Things business unit, tells Antony Savvas about how service providers and OEMs need to work together to deliver the

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Address the device management dilemma with cloud-based device management

Of all the challenges presented by IoT, device management is one of the most complex. In the industrial IoT sector, for each of the widelydiffering device types connected to an IoT network, the device management platform must provide what is in effect a lifecycle management function, from activation to decommissioning.

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Antennas are essential elements for the Internet of Things

Among the multitude of attention and discussion that surrounds the Internet of Things (IoT), the subject of antenna performance is not always properly considered. Sometimes, this lack of attention is driven by certain interpretations of IoT, based on which of several low cost devices are close to each other with no need for powerful transceivers.

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How can you ensure end-to-end interoperability between products and services?

In July Actility, a provider of low power wide area (LPWA) networking and the company behind the ThingPark LPWA IoT platform, launched the ThingPark Approved programme. Actility also welcomed the first partners to achieve ThingPark Approved status. Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now asks Christophe Francois, the vice president of Ecosystem at Actility, how to

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Capitalising on the Industrial Internet of Things requires new business models and processes

Global players in many industries such as telecommunications, medical, industrial and manufacturing, and transportation are changing their business models to create new offerings and to capture their share of the trillion dollar Internet of Things (IoT) market.

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One application makes the business case for IoT, the others achieve monetisation

IoT user organisations are moving towards a data driven strategy where deployments are utilised for multiple applications, writes Kate O’Flaherty.

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Low power long-range radio networks mean enterprises are doing it for themselves

Enterprises are increasingly looking at low power radio networks to run their IoT applications and services. Here Daniel Quant, the vice president of product management and strategic market at MultiTech, tells George Malim that low power long range (LPLR) enterprise networks offers enterprises both large and small a compelling opportunity to switch from a monthly

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