Building a World-Class IoT Solution as a Service: How Telecom Argentina and Nokia Create Future Revenue Streams

The enterprise IoT market is now developing rapidly, both in terms of numbers of businesses requiring IoT solutions, as well as in the greater sophistication of those solutions. This is because, for an increasing number of businesses, IoT is moving from ‘nice-to-have’ to strategic necessity. At the same time, enterprise use of IoT is broadening

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Innovative Connectivity Solutions – Internet of Things Use Cases

Internet of Things (IoT) and Market OpportunitiesInterconnecting everyday objects to the Internet through smart sensors. Internet of things (IoT) allows connected devices to be monitored and/or controlled from afar. Data are processed in real time without human interference. Such smart characteristics benefits businesses in loss prevention, resources efficiency, M2M communication, and more. Therefore, IoT is

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How to optimise for success – device management for IoT deployment

Excellent device management is critical to any Internet of Things (IoT) deployment, says Josh Taubenheim, an IoT analyst at the USbased IoT test and research organisation, MachNation. Here he describes the four requirements to consider when choosing an IoT device management vendor. The IoT device management (DM) space is one of the most important and

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How to secure your devices – IoT Now report

The issue of IoT security has been prevalent since the first things were being connected. This special report by IoT Now’s Antony Savvas considers how security technology has evolved and whether it is up to the job. The report looks at the market itself and what issues the industry has to address, including expert opinions

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eSIM delivers greater freedom for IoT OEMs – analyst report

Traditional SIM card restricts IoT growth for OEMs. The original SIM card (Subscriber Identity Module) – the plastic card inserted into your mobile phone to determine which network operator (MNO) your phone is assigned to – has essentially not changed much since it first came to the market in 1991. It has been well suited

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Simplified device design demands solutions not individual components – special report

IoT lives and dies on the success of the applications it enables. The first two decades have seen enormous efforts made to understand how all the complex and interrelated technologies can work together and interoperate to create the devices needed to enable the applications but now, as deployments hit significant scale, we’re entering a competitive

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CEO Guide to Remote Monitoring. Plus TELUS says smart city and transport solutions take off

Welcome to the IoT Now CEO Guide to Remote Monitoring & Asset Tracking Remote monitoring has always been one of the subsets of IoT likely to gain traction rapidly because the business benefit that it provides is easy to understand. There are clear transformational, organisational, safety and profitability advantages that can be used to justify

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IoT Connectivity Buyers Guide Report: How to shop for an IoT connectivity provider

Getting your first few connected devices to market can feel like a monumental accomplishment. Then scaling your deployment to thousands, tens of thousands, and hundreds of thousands of devices introduces a whole new set of challenges: from growing your service delivery and support teams, to introducing new and more advanced products and features, to managing

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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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How to make a strategic choice when selecting the right cellular connectivity partner

Connectivity is a fundamental component of an IoT solution. Early in their IoT journey device manufacturers and vertical solution providers often leave the connectivity choice to their customers. This causes significant, complex integration issues and frequent troubleshooting when working with multiple mobile network operators. Connectivity is not just a means for exchanging data, it is

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Smart metering in 2020 and beyond – what’s next?

With renewable generation on the rise, the impact of energy efficiency programmes on power consumption and society’s drive towards electric vehicles, traditional utilities have been forced to reconsider their future strategies as the energy sector slowly embraces transformation. The rapid development of new technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT) has had a major impact

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IoT platform revenue to grow 20% in 2020, despite global COVID-19 pandemic

A new study from Juniper Research has found that IoT platform revenue will reach $66 billion (€60 billion) in 2020; rising from $55 billion (€50 billion) in 2019. This represents an annual rise of 20%.

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Why 5G IoT demands an entirely new type of network

As 5G rollouts finally get underway, the business case challenges for operators are becoming very clear. In the build-up to deployment the key focus was on enabling new revenue streams for operators and new services for enterprises. Now, however, in order to support enterprise and IoT applications effectively, a completely different approach to planning, deploying

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A guide to security by design for IoT

With the IoT expected to be worth over $200 billion by 2024 and many more industries deploying the technology, an inconsistent understanding of the security of these connected devices has become an unprecedented risk to IoT networks, leaving them vulnerable to attacks from malicious hackers. The call to make IoT more secure is increasingly pertinent

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IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020. This represents a growth of 130% over the next 4 years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of this growth. It forecast that this expansion will

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