MWC: Amdocs launches cloud-based mobile payments

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Amdocs, a provider of customer experience systems, announced the launch of Amdocs Mobile Payments.  The new service is a cloud-based gateway, enabling mobile operators to scale their mobile payments business for both prepaid and postpaid customers to open new revenue streams.  Mobile payments that are charged via the carrier offer consumers the option of charging purchases directly to their mobile phone bill, prepaid balance or mobile wallet.

Gemalto announces M2M service for LTE networks

Gemalto, a provider of digital security, made a few major machine-to-machine announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including an end-to-end service for M2M and NFC content over LTE networks, and a plug-and-play M2M communication terminal from Cinterion.

AT&T announces single SIM offering for M2M devices

On Tuesday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, AT&T announced a platform service featuring a single SIM offering that expands global coverage.  The SIM, along with a service management platform powered by Jasper Wireless, arms connected and M2M device manufacturers with the ability to manage global wireless device deployment and operations across markets with diagnostic tools and smart process automation.

Telit, Telefonica launch global M2M partnership

Telit Wireless Solutions, the U.S.-based mobile technology arm of Telit Communications, on Tuesday announced a global strategic partnership with Telefonica, a telecommunications network operator, to offer value-added services, customer support, module innovation and global connectivity for M2M applications.

Jasper Wireless, NTT DOCOMO partner to power M2M in Japan

Jasper Wireless, a provider of connected device platforms for machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics, announced an agreement with NTT DOCOMO to wirelessly connect machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics devices across Japan.

Lantronix launches server for M2M WiFi Connectivity

Lantronix, Inc., a provider of smart M2M connectivity services, on Tuesday announced the launch of its new PremierWave-XN, an 802.11n dual-band, multi-port serial device server, offering both WiFi and Ethernet connectivity – enabling remote access and easy management of devices or equipment over the network and across the internet. 

Ceragon Networks to boost long-haul microwave to 1024 QAM

Ceragon Networks Ltd. announced that it has added 1024 QAM modulation to its Evolution IP Long-Haul. 1024 QAM is modulation technology for the 256 QAM. Ceragon’s Evolution IP Long-Haul with 1024 QAM will be unveiled  at Ceragon’s booth at Mobile World Congress, Hall 1.0 - 1D01.

MWC Preview: mobile payments become reality

With Mobile World Congress only days away, news is already beginning to flood the airways. Mobile payments are one of the many hot topics that are sure to be talked about next week. Visa and Samsung have already revealed they will be showcasing a mobile payments application for the Summer Olympics in London at MWC, while other companies like Ericsson added new services to its already existing m-commerce portfolio. Below are just a few of the many mobile payments announcements TelecomEngine expects to come out of Mobi

MWC Preview: M2M - new partnerships, new technology

As Mobile World Congress quickly approaches major companies are beginning to release news.  While predominately a telecom show, Mobile World Congress will also be displaying some of the latest innovations in the machine-to-machine industry.  Ericsson will be showcasing a new electric vehicle charging service, while other companies like DoCoMo and Jasper Wireless reveal M2M partnerships.  Below are just a few examples of M2M news that will be coming out of MWC.

MWC preview: LTE and small cells

Mobile World Congress kicks off on Monday in Barcelona, which means major news will be coming from the telecommunications industry, specifically in regards to LTE.  As LTE networks are being built out across the world new technology and services are being created.