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OCT 23, 2022 RFID Journal
RFID Journal

How Does the IoT Work for Smart Metering?

When combined with Internet of Things connectivity and data analytics, smart metering can help utilities improve the delivery of services.
OCT 18, 2022 Spiceworks

A Reality Check on Mobile Private Networks and Private Wireless

With the growth of the new spectrum and increasing popularity of mobile private networks (MPNs), specific enterprises are taking a closer look at dedicated mobile networks. Matt Hatton, the founding partner of Transforma Insights, delves deep into the fast-evolving world of mobile private networks and private wireless.
OCT 11, 2022 Total Telecom
Total Telecom

Understanding the Telco's role in the IoT market

Ahead of Total Telecom Congress 2022, we spoke to Matt Hatton – Founding Partner at Transforma Insights to hear his take on the changing enterprise connectivity market.
SEP 14, 2022

BICS and Thales buddy up to push eSIM adoption

Belgian telco BICS and French engineering giant Thales are working together to smooth out some of the pain points associated with eSIM technology in IoT devices. To cut to the chase, the level of integration required with mobile network operators is proving a barrier to entry for enterprise IoT, according to BICS and Thales. So they are coming together to tackle this, hoping to be able to increase eSIM adoption and in turn give the enterprise IoT space a boost.
AUG 26, 2022 Yahoo!

SpaceX’s Starlink Partners With T-Mobile to Eliminate Cellular Dead Zones – Is it Available In Your Area?

SpaceX founder Elon Musk and T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert announced a joint plan — Coverage Above and Beyond — to eliminate mobile dead zones, by leveraging SpaceX’s Starlink constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit and T-Mobile’s wireless network.
AUG 23, 2022 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

700 million smart water meters and improved grid infrastructure will be critical in tackling global water stress

Water is probably the most important and overly used global natural resource. According to a report from the World Resource Institute, about one-quarter of the world’s population, spread across 17 countries, faces extremely high level of water stress and by 2040, it is most likely that 1 in 4 children will be living in areas of extremely high water stress. Water conservation has become one of the direst needs today and the biggest challenge for utilities in the water sector.
AUG 04, 2022 Enterprise IoT Insights
Enterprise IoT Insights

Tech truce, vendor tussle, new era, smart play – analysis of the Semtech, Telit deals

The IoT hardware market has, suddenly, shrunk – in order to expand, and to rebalance the western power-play. So say market watchers, reacting to the twin acquisitions this week by US-based chipmaker and Semtech, which has confirmed a deal to splurge $1.2 billion on Canadian outfit Sierra Wireless, and Italian-American IoT module maker Telit, which has agreed a share-exchange for the IoT assets of French industrial firm Thales.
AUG 03, 2022 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

5G RedCap: the new cellular IoT technology optimised for nothing

The latest iteration of the 3GPP standards for mobile communications, Release 17, includes a new variant of 5G aimed specifically at IoT.
AUG 03, 2022 Enterprise IoT Insights
Enterprise IoT Insights

Semtech/Sierra, Telit/Thales set ground for new east-west IoT clash (Analyst Angle)

There were two high profile pieces of M&A news in the IoT hardware space in the last week. First up, on Friday 29th July, Telit and Thales announced that they were combining the assets of Telit with those of Thales’ IoT hardware business into Telit Cinterion. That was followed on 2nd August by the news that Semtech Corporation would acquire Sierra Wireless.
AUG 02, 2022 Mobile Europe
Mobile Europe

Telit to buy Thales IoT as €625 billion market beckons

French defence giant Thales has announced the sale of its mobile network-based Internet of Things (IoT) business, Cinterion, to US rival Telit. The division makes the ‘things’ in IoT such as gateways, modem cards and other modules and it supports all ‘internets’, from 5G and LTE, through NB-IoT to GPS and GLONASS.