Another international operator dives into M2M market

Monday 15 February 2010 | 16:53 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Vodafone, Verizon Wireless and nPhase have agreed a partnership for M2M communication. This follows similar plans in recent months from operators such as Orange Business Services, Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom. The services will use more than mobile networks, Telefonica's plans show - ADSL, satellite and NFC can also provide connectivity. And they won't be limited to the most common aplication to date, 'smart metering' of electricity, water or gas utilities. There are also plans for connecting coffee and vending machines, security systems, PIN machines, vehicles and packages in fleet

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ikanos / KPN / nPhase / Orange Business Services / Telefonica- Movistar / Verizon / Vodafone
Countries: World
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