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Internet of Things network launches in UK

Earlier this week it was announced that sites went live in ten cities around the UK for the Arqiva and SIGFOX Internet of Things (IoT) network. We’ve already written about how the Internet of Things will change everything, but the announcement highlights just how prevalent IoT is expected to become this decade as new devices, networks and standards have blossomed. Nationwide […]

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O2 wins 1.4m sim deal with G4S for M2M connectivity services

Just got this one through from the team at O2 UK. This is the kind of news I’ve been waiting for regarding M2M. This is the sort of deal I want to be reading about. For too long M2M (“machine to machine”) mobile services have been lauded and ramped — and whilst there’s a few […]

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Applications Services

I think I need to buy a Volvo. Look at this genius app for your car! (“Volvo On Call”)

Now then, now then, stop all the clocks! My most recent interaction with Volvo was with an advertisement a good few years ago. The ad opened to the external view of a Scandanavian house surrounded by some snow. A Volvo estate is parked outside. There’s the sound of a bed squeak that begins to continue. […]

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Challenges, strategies & opportunities in M2M: Stay updated with the MDA’s events

With an estimated six billion of the planet’s population connected to mobile the potential to continue to add human connections may begin to be limited by the global population growth, but the race won’t stop there.  The next challenge is to connect more and more machines to mobile networks. According to research conducted by Machina […]