Mosaik Solutions is getting into the wireless-network-testing market and aims to provide carriers and M2M-solution providers with a more efficient way to measure how end-user devices are performing on networks.
Ericsson is consulting with workers unions and representatives over the lay off of around 1,000 staff from its modems business after announcing it will quit the sector in favour of an increased focus on its radio networks unit.
According to MachNation's Next Generation IoT Forecast, we will have 24 billion connected IoT devices by 2024. That's 30-40 per cent annual growth for the next 10 years.But we will never see that level of growth unless we make it easy for buyers of IoT to identify and buy an IoT solution.
The number of smartphone connections will grow three-fold over the next six years, reaching six billion by 2020 and accounting for two-thirds of the nine billion mobile connections by that time.
LAS VEGAS--U.S. Cellular is in the midst of expanding its M2M business, and as part of that effort the company has recently introduced new M2M solutions in the areas of fleet tracking, asset management, monitoring and sensors, forms and other general business solutions. The company also recently introduced new M2M service pricing in an effort to more efficiently tailor its solutions toward potential M2M clients.
LAS VEGAS--The fastest growing segments of the Internet of Things market include home automation, the connected car market and mobile healthcare and health monitoring, according to a panel of leading IoT executives. However, a lack of standards--or rather, a proliferation of them--is holding back adoption and creating headaches for the industry.
The proportion of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections over 3G and LTE technologies will more than double in the five years to 2018, as the industry begins moving away from traditional 2G connectivity.
The global number of mobile network connections used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication will increase by 21 per cent in 2014 to reach 213.9 million at the year-end, according to a new research report from analyst firm Berg Insight.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is between five and ten years away from becoming truly productive for businesses, according to the latest annual report on emerging technologies from the Gartner group.
Telefónica said more than 250 companies including device manufacturers, solution providers and distributors in Europe and the U.S. have now joined its machine-to-machine (M2M) programme, meaning that the Spanish operator has reached its target for the end of 2014 six months ahead of schedule.