A majority of UK consumers are unlikely to purchase connected home technology over the next five years, according to new figures, but those that do are most likely to choose a smart heating service.
Connected cars, smart homes and cities, privacy issues and how to hack a doll all feature in videos from the European Communications/Mobile Europe IoT Conference, which are now available to view.
Consumer watchdogs in Europe and the US have lodged a joint complaint against the makers of top-selling internet-connected toys for failing basic privacy and security measures, and not keeping children safe.
The largest and most advanced operators can look forward to taking five percent of their revenues, at most, from the internet of things (IoT), according to one market watcher.
BT hopes to speed up the installation and maintenance of broadband and phone services thanks to a roll out of “smart” lockers across the UK.
Nokia and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) are to jointly market and sell IoT applications for industry, manufacturing and smart cities.
Deutsche Telekom will redouble its network and data security in the light of this week’s failed hack on its routers, which saw around 900,000 customers disconnected from telephone, broadband and television services.
Telefónica’s enterprise arm has won a deal to provide Internet of Things connectivity to Nestlé’s range of coffee machines.
Vittorio Colao committed Vodafone to launching a consumer IoT product directly to its customer base next year, as the operator unveiled its latest financials.
DNA has won a deal to provide “thousands” of M2M subscriptions to water and environment technology company Econet.
How to make the IoT pay, a smart city demonstration and the future of connected cars are among the topics that will be explored in the second annual European Communications/Mobile Europe IoT conference later this month.
Orange’s network is to track lost pets after it signed a deal with Austria-based company Tractive.
Orange Business Services has launched its Datavenue offering outside of France as it looks to help enterprises develop IoT products.
Operators need to “redefine the scope” of their business, Huawei has said, as it launched a video management service and two new deals with Telefónica.
O2 UK’s Digital Director thinks focusing on the benefits of its new smart home offering, such as knowing that the dog isn’t chewing the sofa, will determine its success.
VimpelCom has signed up Cisco Jasper to help it push into the Internet of Things.
Deutsche Telekom’s enterprise arm has won a multi-million euro deal to provide Daimler with a range of IT services.
Deutsche Telekom’s smart home platform Qivicon will be integrated with Amazon’s voice-controlled speakers, the two companies have announced.
An annual benchmark of IoT capabilities has shown that Vodafone has maintained its position as the leading operator in the field, but that strategies are starting to diversify.
O2 has unveiled its smart home offering in the UK as it looks to persuade a reluctant public to buy the technology.
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