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MWC: M2M margins can flow from the ‘smart pipe’

Ever passed the time on a plane journey trying to think of new objects that could conceivably join the growing Internet of Things? These days, the flight would be short for the game to be worthwhile – there aren’t so many devices left that someone, somewhere isn’t already connecting. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona… Read more

Sheridan Nye

Orange blossoms under new leadership

More than €4 billion of ICT budget was corralled in the room as France Telecom Group CEO Stéphane Richard took the stage. The location: Orange Business Live, an annual gathering of the company’s biggest multinational customers, held in Munich. It’s been years since a chief executive of the France Telecom group has publicly addressed this… Read more

Camille Mendler

Finger Lickin’ Good: Neul’s M2M Franchising Plan

Billions of burgers, baguettes and donuts are sold globally by franchise. But if M2M startup Neul is successful, managing billions of connected things can become a franchisable opportunity. Already, Neul is winning attention because of its technology. The company – which describes itself as a mobile wireless data provider – proposes to build infrastructure dedicated to… Read more

Camille Mendler