Redknee Signs a Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade and Contract Expansion in Europe

Redknee Redknee Solutions Inc. (RKN.TO), a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, is pleased to announce that Telekom Srpske has awarded Redknee a contract to upgrade its existing BSS solution to Redknee Unified 2016, and expand support to both prepaid and postpaid subscribers. The latest version of Redknee’s flagship product offers catalog-driven

Intel Corporation’s Internet of Things Business Had a Great 2016

Intel Corporation This small, but fast-growing segment of the chipmaker’s business saw revenue growth accelerate in 2016, though operating margin slipped slightly. Microprocessor giant Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) fastest-growing business segment in 2016 was its Internet of Things group (IoTG). Through this business unit, Intel supplies processors and other technologies into markets such as automotive, manufacturing, retail,

O2 offers internet of things-backed motor insurance

O2 Mobile network O2 expands its reach into the vehicle insurance market with the launch of an internet of things monitoring service Mobile network operator (MNO) O2 has become the first mobile company in the UK to offer a car insurance product with the launch of O2 Drive, a service that uses the internet of

Industrial Internet of Things (IiOT) driving demand for manufacturing robots

Industrial Internet of Things (IiOT) Driven by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the global market for robotics in manufacturing is steadily growing, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Since the “industrial cloud” is in a nascent stage, manufacturing companies are unclear about its benefits, the report said. Still, digitization and human-robot collaboration

Vodafone’s Berroeta wants ACCC action on mobile roaming


Vodafone Australia boss Inaki Berroeta has warned the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission not to kick the can down the road on regulated ­domestic mobile roaming, urging it instead to take decisive action and ensure stronger ­competition for regional users. Read More

Sir Charles Dunstone takes the helm at TalkTalk as Dido Harding steps down

TalkTalk TalkTalk founder Sir Charles Dunstone is poised to take command of the embattled broadband operator, as chief executive Baroness Dido Harding steps down after seven years in charge. Sir Charles will become executive chairman in May, taking a more hands-on role after seeing the company’s fortunes decline in recent years while he has served

AT&T Creates Highly Secure Private Networking Solution for Internet of Things

AT&T IoT solutions are now part the AT&T NetBond® Ecosystem DALLAS,/PRNewswire/ — AT&T is helping businesses better secure and manage connected devices on their networks. The cloud-based AT&T Control Center, powered by Cisco Jasper, helps businesses launch, manage and monetize IoT services. It will now have greater security by adding AT&T NetBond connectivity. The solution

Internet of Things: CIOs are getting ready for the next big revolution

IoT What steps should your organisation take to be ready for the IoT? CIOs have woken up to the power of the Internet of Things (IoT). Almost three quarters (71%) of IT leaders are now gathering data for Internet of Things initiatives, according to 451 Research. Analyst IDC, meanwhile, expects global IoT spending to reach

Machine Learning is Essential for IoT Security, But Can’t Do It Alone

Machine Learning Internet of Things and connected devices are appearing in both homes and businesses at breakneck speed, and we now need solutions able to detect cyberattacks quickly and efficiently without wasting human resources. Machine learning will be key, security experts say, but cannot be the Holy Grail of IoT security. Instead flexible solutions leveraging

Vodafone UK sales continue downward trend in Q3

Vodafone UK Vodafone UK revenues declined in the third quarter, pulled down by increased competition in Enterprise, lower Mobile Virtual Network Operator revenues and the continued impact of roaming regulation. Service continued its downward trend, falling to EUR 1.607 billion from 1.998 billion the year before, with organic service sliding 3.2 percent. Total revenue for

Telit adds Wi-Fi and low-power solutions for IoT with acquisition of GainSpan to extend end-to-end IoT solutions reach

Telit,Wi-Fi, IoT Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that it has agreed to acquire Silicon Valley-based GainSpan Corporation (“GainSpan”). GainSpan is a wireless connectivity solution provider that specializes in the design and development of ultra-low power Wi-Fi technology. The company manufactures and commercializes chips and modules for battery-powered devices

T-Mobile’s Postpaid Phone Churn Is Expected to Decline in 4Q16

T-Mobile T-Mobile’s postpaid phone churn in 4Q16 In the previous part of this series, we learned about the expectations for T-Mobile’s (TMUS) prepaid net additions in 4Q16. Now let’s talk about T-Mobile’s customer retention metric, the churn rate. According to T-Mobile’s preliminary report on January 5, 2017, the company reported postpaid phone churn of 1.28%

Babilon-Mobile introduces Sims valid also in Russia

Babilon-Mobile Tajikistan mobile operator Babilon-Mobile, in cooperation with Russian MVNO Ayva Mobile, has introduced to its subscribers a special project, offering Sims valid in two states. The customers will be able to receive a new Sim with telephone numbers from two operators: Babilon-Mobile and Ayva-Mobile. Services at affordable rates are on offer both in Tajikistan

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025. The Internet of Things—sensors and actuators connected by networks to computing systems—has received enormous attention over the past five years. A new McKinsey Global Institute report, The

Navico’s GoFree Vessel Monitoring Adds Global Connectivity With Vodafone Internet of Things Technology

Navico, Vodafone NEW YORK, NY– Vodafone today announced that it is working with Navico, an international marine electronics company, to bring global connectivity to Navico’s GoFree product suite. Using the Vodafone Global Internet of Things (IoT) SIM, GoFree can provide boaters, fleet managers, and service technicians with the ability to monitor, log, transmit and report

Expectations for T-Mobile’s Prepaid Net Additions in 4Q16

T-Mobile Mobile’s prepaid subscriber growth In the previous part, we learned about the expectations for T-Mobile’s (TMUS) postpaid phone net additions in 4Q16. Now, let’s discuss the performance of T-Mobile in the prepaid category. In 4Q16, prepaid subscriber additions are expected to remain strong. According to T-Mobile’s preliminary report on January 5, 2017, the company

Japan Communications gets SoftBank to lease phone lines

Japan Communications, SoftBank TOKYO — Japan Communications said Wednesday that SoftBank Group has agreed to lease the company phone lines for its budget smartphone services, ending a spat over connectivity that drew in the government. Starting March 22, existing subscribers to SoftBank’s smartphone services will be able to switch over to the cheaper services of

Sierra Wireless Technology Chosen for World’s Fastest Connected Car

Sierra Wireless BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car engineered with Sierra Wireless LTE modules and gateways to feed live data and video at 1,000 mph (1,600 km/h) Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things, today announced it is providing state-of-the-art wireless connectivity to the BLOODHOUND Supersonic

Key Takeaways From Sprint’s Q3 Earnings

Sprint Sprint ( S ), the smallest of the four U.S. nationwide carriers, published its Q3 FY’16 results on Tuesday, indicating that its turnaround continues to gain momentum. The carrier posted its strongest postpaid phone subscriber growth in about four years, while continuing to cut costs and bolster revenues. However, the quarterly loss was slightly

Surface Pro 5 Spec Rumors Suggest eSIM In Microsoft’s 2017 Tablet

Surface Pro 5, eSIM Surface Pro 5 spec rumors have been surprisingly light, but one of our first semi-concrete updates has arrived via the well-known German Microsoft blog, Dr. Windows. Sources close to the publication say the Surface Pro 4 successor will support eSIM for its assumed release in March. The main focus of the