Verizon completes acquisition of Fleetmatics

Driving toward position as global leader in fleet and mobile resource management

Verizon Communications Inc. today announced completion of its $2.4 billion acquisition of Fleetmatics Group PLC for $60.00 per share in cash.

As a result, Fleetmatics shares will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange. As a Verizon company, Fleetmatics, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with North American headquarters in Waltham, Mass., is now part of the Verizon Telematics business, which offers comprehensive wireless, software and hardware solutions to consumers, enterprises, automakers and dealers to power connected-vehicle products around the world.

Inmarsat to provide satellite connectivity to Vodafone’s Internet of Things platform

Will offer competitive and flexible services, able to adapt to a range of industrial demands

Inmarsat plc, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, and Vodafone have announced a roaming agreement with the ambition to enable international satellite and cellular roaming connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Delivering greater reliability and reach, the innovative collaboration, will offer competitive and flexible services, able to adapt to a broad range of industrial demands for IoT applications, for fixed or mobile requirements.

Leti & Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan Partner on IoT, 5G

Collaboration to include work on platforms to provide real-world validation of solutions

Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and the Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan (III), a non-profit non-governmental technology development organization, today announced an agreement for mutual exploration of a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) related to the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G wireless connectivity.

Rising Economies in Asia, Russia and Brazil help to drive growth in Cellular IoT Connections says Beecham Research

Global Cellular IoT connections to reach almost 1.22bn in 2021

While Western Europe and North America have led the adoption of cellular M2M and IoT connections, APAC headed-up by China, is now driving the market along with new players such as Brazil and Russia, according to Beecham Research’s latest report. In its ‘Global Assessment of the Cellular IoT Connectivity Market’, published today, Beecham Research says that the cellular IoT connections – from 2G to 5G – reached almost 261 million at the end of 2015 and predicts that this will approach 1.22bn in 2021.

FreeWave Technologies and Techneaux announce new intelligent sensor network solution

Partnership offers IIoT hub based App for instant visualization of edge devices

JavaOne 2016, Booth #5212 – FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced it has partnered with Techneaux Technology Services (http://www.techneaux.com/) to deliver a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) application with its Zumlink wireless IoT communication solutions (http://go.freewave.com/zumlink).

AI Security Leader to be Important Player in IoT Security

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming integrated into many aspects of communication, applications, content, and commerce.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is a particularly important area for AI as a means for safeguarding assets, reducing fraud, and supporting analytics and automated decision making.  Mind Commerce estimates that global AI-based IoT anti-fraud and security intelligence solution revenue will reach nearly $1.5B USD by 2021.

Telenor Connexion announces increased focus on its Global Partner Program

Partnerships with Tieto, Flex, and LumenRadio create additional capabilities within the IoT

Upshot Briefing: AT&T's Top IoT Exec Mobeen Khan on Real-Time IoT Data

Recently, we had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with M. Mobeen Khan, Executive Director, M2M Solutions for AT&T's Advanced Mobility Solutions division.

Ingenu Partners with u-blox to bring global ISM band IoT Modules to Market

Leading supplier of positioning products announces roadmap investment in RPMA technology

Ingenu Inc.the pioneer in delivering connectivity exclusively to machines, and u‑blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, today announced a strategic partnership that will enable the next generation of Ingenu’s patented RPMA (Random Phase Multiple Access) technology to serve global opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) market.

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