The two conference sessions addressed questions about enterprise applications in the exploding field of M2M, or the Internet of Things. Moderated by Beecham Research CEO Robin Duke-Woolley, the sessions covered topics such as Long Term Connectivity, Small Vs Large Deployments, and Customer Service.
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This M2M Zone conference will brief telecom and enterprise executives on current trends revolving around the explosive growth in machine-to-machine communications (M2M). Three panel sessions will explore major current issues, including the trend towards truly international deployments, use of M2M in the public sector, and the integration of M2M with backbone IT systems.
This conference briefed telecom and enterprise executives on current trends revolving around the explosive growth in machine-to-machine communications (M2M). Three panel sessions explored major current issues, including security for embedded devices, M2M in social networks, and the integration of M2M deployments with backbone ERP software.
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Deutsche Telekom has announced details of a new smart energy partnership with ista International aimed at helping make energy usage and related costs more transparent for consumers.
Under the tie-up, the operator’s mobile communications network will be used to carry readings from water, heating and power meters to servers managed by ista (Essen, Germany), which specializes in the field of energy management.
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Telekom Austria has continued its push into the M2M market with the launch of a new smart-metering platform for utility companies.
The Austrian telecoms incumbent says the new solution – branded SMARTify – rounds off its portfolio in the area of smart metering and is designed to help utility companies manage and administer smart electricity meters through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution.
Utilities must pay a monthly fee to use the service but this should allow them to reduce capital investments, minimize risks and achieve economies of scale.
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Middle Eastern operator Etisalat has extended a long-standing partnership with M2M gateways provider Netcomm Wireless in another sign of its growing interest in the M2M opportunity.
The operator said the deal will build on an existing agreement to provide M2M services to vertical market customers across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
As a result of the new agreement, Netcomm’s (Sydney, Australia) product portfolio will be extended to Etisalat’s (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) operations in 15 countries.
Greek telecoms operator Cosmote has strengthened its collaboration with Hedno through a deal that will see it support another 65,000 M2M connections for the electricity provider.
Cosmote (Athens, Greece) is also to provide an integrated management platform allowing Hedno (Athens, Greece) to manage and analyse data using internet services.
Hedno appears to be rolling out the connections as part of a smart-meter project aimed at measuring consumption of electricity services in customer premises.
Spain’s Telefonica has won a €1.78 billion ($2.4 billion) smart-meter contract in the UK that forms a part of the government’s ambitious plan to overhaul the country’s outdated metering system.
The deal will see Telefonica (Madrid, Spain) provide connectivity services over a period of 15 years in the central and southern regions of the country, representing two out of the three contracts that were up for grabs.
The operator has described the deal as the industry’s biggest M2M contract win to date.