Mobile and Wireless – How to Gain the Advantage

It took 100 years to build 1 billion fixed phone lines, but It only took 20 years to add 5 billion mobile subscribers. According to estimates, there will be 9.3 billion mobile subscriptions in 2019 and many of these will be activated on advanced networks featuring 4G LTE technology. Some of the pending growth in mobile subscribers will come from … Read More

The InSecurity of Everything…

At our M2M Waveguide Events that toured Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary in October, one question surfaced in every city – yep “What about security when we start connecting everything to the enterprise?”… To which our industry partners represented by – Niclas Andersson, Director with the Deutsche Telekom M2M Competence Center, Eric Simmons, General Manager M2M with Rogers and Larry … Read More

M2M: The Opportunity for Canada

As written by CIO Canada Magazine, October 2013 Issue Businesses around the world are realizing the benefits from new era of communications; one that Canadian industry cannot afford to lag, but in which we also have a strong opportunity to lead. Just as Canada has led in wireless innovation in the past, Canadian businesses once again have an opportunity to lead, as … Read More

A rose by any other name… Part 2

Part 1 of this blog explained how systems referred to as the Internet of Things, Industrial Internet, and Smarter Planet are all based on machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and essentially very similar in nature. Each of these systems makes amazing applications possible, by receiving information from, and controlling remote assets, device or things. But how does a ‘centralized’ application interact with, … Read More

A rose by any other name… Part I

The Internet of Things, The Industrial Internet, The Smarter Planet, The Internet of Everything….  There will no doubt be several other names for this particular rose before it has fully bloomed.  But are these things all truly the same, and how do they relate to M2M?  Part 1 of this post will point out some of the similarities and differences … Read More

What businesses can learn from the booming wearable technology industry

Business Intelligence / Customer Insights In 2012, 30 million wearable, wireless monitoring devices were sold in the U.S. That figure spiked 37% from the number sold in 2011. In the “2013 Internet Trends” report released by KPCB a few months ago, Mary Meeker and Liang Wu noted an unusual pattern in computing cycles: the first cycle was Smartphones, followed 10 … Read More

The future is connected

Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is revolutionizing many areas of the global economy. At present, over 100 million vending machines, vehicles, smoke alarms, and other devices share information automatically. In 2012, Deutsche Telekom launched its M2M Marketplace and the M2M Developer Community to support solution developers and end-users in the growing market. What are we expecting for 2013? Further growth in the … Read More

M2M meets big data analytics

Solutions based on machine-to-machine (M2M) communication support us today in many areas of our life and work. The amount of data collected by M2M is increasing day by day, and it has a greater potential than we have so far suspected. M2M solutions today collect all kinds of information, from the temperature and GPS coordinates of a refrigerated container to … Read More