Ericsson on Monday announced it had won a six-year contract to upgrade Orange Polska's OSS systems, and separately unveiled a fresh collaboration in the field of 5G research.
Global ticket purchases via mobile and desktop devices including smartphones, tablets and PCs will reach 32 billion by 2019.
Ericsson said it proved the ability of LTE as an alternative to existing powerline or fixed network connections for smart meters in trials conducted with Telefónica Deutschland and utility company E.ON.
The volume of data captured by IoT-connected devices is expected to exceed 200 exabytes in 2014, according to latest estimates from ABI Research.
Bouygues Telecom has launched what it describes as France's first Internet of Things (IoT) network based on Long Range (LoRa) technology and designed to connect all manner of devices and "objects" to the Internet.
Vodafone said customers in some of its European markets will be able to add bank cards to the Vodafone Wallet service and use smartphones to pay for goods and services at contactless terminals from the second quarter of 2015.
Tele2 forged a machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) partnership with global IT services provider HCL Technologies with the aim of tapping growing demand for such services in Europe.
The global installed base of connected vending machines grew by 18.4 per cent to 1.16 million units in 2014, Berg Insight announced
BARCELONA, Spain--Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg predicted video will generate half of all mobile data traffic in 2015, as the number of people viewing streaming video exceeds those watching scheduled broadcast TV.
Vodafone said it will become the first operator to introduce low-cost technology for connecting devices that have very low demands for power and bandwidth to the Internet of Things (IoT).