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Telefónica boasts 250 M2M partners

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.

Customer migration 'going fine' as AT&T prepares for 2G network shutdown by year-end 2016

AT&T Mobility is roughly halfway through its efforts to migrate its 2G network customers off that network before it shuts that network down at the end of 2016. 

Hilton: IoT raises questions about human control

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions give enterprises the ability to collect data for virtually all their assets, equipment, personnel and locations, but are we really comfortable with the level of automotation those capabilities bring?

Qualcomm says it will rely on its core strengths in connected car market

Qualcomm is playing to its strengths in the connected car market rather than attempting to compete with established chipmakers that provide engine management and safety systems, according to the U.S.-based company's director of marketing.

Vodafone wins EU approval for Ono, as Italy gives nod for Cobra buy

It's been a good week for Vodafone: the UK-based group has finally won unconditional approval from European Union regulators to buy Spanish cable operator Ono for €7.2 billion ($9.7 billion), while Italian regulator Consob also approved Vodafone's tender offer for telematics specialist Cobra.

Telekom Austria CTO hails convergence milestone with Macedonia buy

AMSTERDAM--Telekom Austria achieved a milestone in Macedonia by agreeing a deal to acquire blizoo, one of the country's largest cable operators, the Austrian operator's CTO said.

Vodafone teams with Cyan to develop M2M services in India

Vodafone has taken a further step in the development of its machine-to-machine (M2M) activities by teaming up with UK-based Cyan Holdings to address the smart metering market in India.  

Vodafone drives connected car strategy with €145M telematics buy

Vodafone said it plans to buy telematics and security specialist Cobra Automotive Technologies through a voluntary offer that values the Italy-based company at around €145 million ($197 million).

BT provides IoT network for UK's first city-wide M2M trial

BT agreed to provide technology for the first city-wide Internet of Things (IoT) network in the UK, to demonstrate the ability of the infrastructure to control large numbers of static and mobile sensors.

Hilton: Orange differentiates with high-value Internet of Things services

Orange is impressing with enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) services, as evidenced by recent high profile contracts with PSA Peugeot Citroën in the automotive/transport sector, and SIA in retail/financial services.