Telit, Cardionet use M2M to help monitor cardiac arrhythmias

Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless technology, on Tuesday announced its CC864-DUAL cellular module will connect the next generation Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry (MCOT) from CardioNet, Inc., a provider of wireless medical technology with a current focus on the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac arrhythmias.

T-Mobile, MetroPCS in merger talks according to reports

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Shares of MetroPCS Communications Inc surged as much as 29% on Wednesday after Bloomberg reported the mobile phone service provider was discussing a merger with Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Mobile USA. Many Wall Street analysts argue that consolidation is needed among smaller U.S. carriers as the bill for 4G network upgrades climbs and smartphone usage accelerates.

CTIA: Should M2M skip 3G and go right to 4G?

The question of 2G in M2M has taken an interesting turn at CTIA Wireless in New Orleans.  It seems that people are no longer concentrating solely on how long 2G will be around for M2M, but instead turning their attention to the 3G network.

AT&T plans to launch home automation services

On Monday at CTIA Wireless, AT&T announced plans for a new portfolio of all-digital, IP-based home security monitoring and automation services.  Called AT&T Digital Life, the services will give users control and security of their homes using any web-enabled device, PCs, tablets and smartphones, regardless of wireless carrier, says AT&T.

CTIA: Global M2M deployments becoming a reality

On Wednesday at CTIA Wireless in New Orleans, M2M Zone held a session to discuss global M2M deployments becoming a reality.  Moderated by Robin Duke-Woolley, founder and CEO of Beecham Research, the four panelists discussed the challenges and solutions that accompany the deployment of M2M products on a global scale.

Cinterion connects up to 32 4G devices with plug-in M2M router

On Tuesday at CTIA Wireless, Cinterion, a global provider of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication services, announced that its PHS8 module has been integrated into a 4G M2M router produced by BrightSKY, a health product specialist.

Everyday benefits of M2M technology

M2M technology is commonly thought of in terms of savings.  For example, smart grids can save electricity, telehealth can save lives, asset tracking can save products; and of course all of these can save money.  Even though it is agreed that M2M technology can save people many things in different ways, M2M is also a technology that can fill in gaps and provide convenience in everyday interactions.

RACO Wireless, OnAsset Intelligence launch international asset tracking SIM

RACO Wireless, a machine-to-machine (M2M) provider, on Tuesday announced that OnAsset Intelligence, a service provider of remote monitoring and freight intelligence, has deployed its asset tracking service internationally using the embedded multi-mode international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) SIM developed by RACO Wireless in collaboration with mobile security solution provider

KORE, ILS Technology partner on M2M enterprise deployments

On Tuesday at CTIA Wireless, KORE Telematics, a wireless service provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, and ILS Technology have partnered to accelerate M2M deployments across enterprise organizations. KORE and ILS are working with organizations to quickly integrate connected devices with existing enterprise IT systems, providing actionable M2M data and intelligence throughout workflow processes.

Sprint expands asset tracking portfolio with Omnilink

On Monday at CTIA Wireless in New Orleans, Sprint announced it is expanding its portfolio of products from Omnilink, a provider of location-based services (LBS) and platforms.  Omnilink’s asset tracking service operates on the Sprint wireless networks and offers an out-of-the box tool for tracking assets at risk for theft or damage, such as: bank bags, automated teller machines (ATMs), computers and data storage devices, vehicles, consumer

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