Does your BSS offer these 5 Things?

If you’re a mobile provider looking to adopt IoT use cases – let’s get it right. A legacy Business Support System is built for traditional use cases, while IoT demands its own functionality, including added flexibility, automation and control. Our whitepaper looks at the must-haves for a next-gen BSS that supports IoT, discussing: How to

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Extending battery life is an entry point to profitable IoT

Industry 4.0 is a leap into new revenue streams for today’s manufacturers, with the help of data, analytics and Artificial Intelligence. The drive towards efficient transmission of data has launched technologies such as NB-IoT and CAT-M, that allow for more intelligent data transmission and power consumption. Using these technologies, but taking them further still, floLIVE

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NB-IoT vs LTE-M: Which is the best choice for your IoT application?

Time is running out as 2G and 3G networks gradually sunset across the world, forcing many legacy use cases to be transferred to new connectivity technology. NB-IoT and LTE-M have entered the market as two new network technologies created for enabling global IoT connectivity and capable of supporting LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Networks) technology.

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The key factors transport companies should consider before launching IoT applications

IoT in Transport is nothing new, in fact, the transport sector was one of the earliest adopters to IoT connectivity and today, innovation in IoT transport applications is accelerating. The drivers behind this growth are the transport companies themselves and their persistence for further cost efficiencies and a dogged determination to maintain their competitive advantage.

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Transforming Your Organization’s DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age

This is the very last page we wrote for the book, but we think it is the first one you should read. You have probably heard, read, or talked a lot about the idea of digital transformation, both inside and outside of your organization. Like other business and management ideas and terms, digital transformation may

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Research shows that half of the industry professionals are clearly positive about 5G

HMS Networks, a global provider of solutions for industrial communication and IIoT, surveyed 50 international industry professionals in spring 2019 to inquire about the positioning of wireless communication in their companies and to see how they are getting ready for the launch of 5G.

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Are mobile operators ready to adopt open source?

Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. The introduction of 5G offers new customer segments and services to offset this decline. However, unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be

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Monetisation strategies for manufacturers: How to transition to IoT offerings

As businesses in all corners of the world grapple with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and digital transformation, it’s clear the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to play a fundamental role. However, IoT is still maturing and, while initial trials and pilot projects are proving the value IoT apps can add, more needs to be

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Uncovering the real value of location data

A recent Location Intelligence Market study, conducted in January 2019, highlights the importance of real-time location data for different types of enterprises. Among other findings, it shows that 70% of telecommunications companies consider location intelligence to be critical to their success. Of all the enterprises in the study an average of 66% ranked location intelligence

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8 reasons why Fleet Managers should connect ELDs to a cellular network

It’s estimated that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandate will affect approximately 3.1 million vehicles and 3.4 million drivers, with the deadline for compliance moved to 16th Dec 2019, fleet managers don’t have much time left to adopt Electronic Logging Device (ELD) technology. The ELD system promises to streamline the logging process, further

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Rethinking Connectivity: Considerations for Designing Industrial IoT Networks

Many businesses around the world are developing strategies on how to embrace new trends such as globalization and digitization. As these trends continue to affect businesses more and more, they need to address the changes these trends are causing in order to stay competitive and profitable. However, working out how to effectively embrace emerging trends

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What to look out for in an IoT partner – A global connectivity checklist for IoT services

A successful IoT solution requires above all, secure and seamless connectivity. Furthermore, in order to compete in a growing market of IoT services, devices must be able to connect to any available network reliably, no matter where they are deployed.

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The Definitive Guide to The Internet of Things for Business, 3rd Edition

The Internet of Things is hitting its stride. It is a critical enabler of digital transformation efforts happening around the globe. For consumers, businesses, and governments, IoT is playing an increasing role in how we consume information to make decisions and how we interact with the world around us. Successfully planning, deploying, and scaling IoT

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Evaluation of LTE-M towards 5G IoT requirements

This white paper evaluates the performance of LTE-M in meeting the high coverage, low-cost and low-power consumption demanded for cellular IoT applications. Comparing LTE-M’s performance against 3GPP requirements, the study reveals LTE-M capable of 10.4 years of battery life in extremely deep coverage, with a message latency of just 6.2 seconds, exceeding the set performance

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IoT for asset tracking

Introduction: In an increasingly complex and globalized logistics landscape, being able to accurately track assets as they move throughout the supply chain can be a huge advantage for businesses. But generating real-time data on mobile assets has traditionally been difficult to achieve. Containers and pallets are often transported through remote areas that have low connectivity

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The Industrial Internet Consortium publishes IoT security maturity model white paper

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the organisation transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced the publication of the IIC IoT Security Maturity Model: Description and Intended Use white paper.

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