NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecom is likely to come out with a policy structure on machine-to- machine technology by the end of this fiscal. “We are working on the policy side of M2M technology for the past eight months and it is likely to come out within this financial year,” a source in DoT said. The source added that the Telecommunication Engineering Centre ,an unit of DoT, is working on framing the standards for M2M communications, or Internet of things, but its not certain by when the final standards will be out.
BBS Group and EnVerv, Inc. announced today their collaboration on a range of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) products. The Metator Smart Meter family covers applications for residential, commercial and industrial AMI metering in which EnVerv’s EV8010 Power-Line Communications (PLC) modem will be employed as the communication platform. “We selected EnVerv as our AMI technology solution due to the superior performance of EnVerv’s modems under challenging network conditions and the fact that EnVerv offered the highest density and the lowest bill of material for its external circuitry”, said Behrouz Gholamrezaey, Chairman and CEO at the BBS Group.
China is the global leader in the adoption of M2M technology with over 50 million connections or more than one quarter of the total M2M market in 2013, according to “How China is Set for Global M2M Leadership”, a new report issued today by the GSMA. Close collaboration between the country’s leading mobile operators China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, state-owned enterprises and the government has enabled the market to grow dramatically in a relatively short period of time, laying the foundations for further expansion and the development of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Maestro Wireless Solutions (Maestro) today announced the launch on the Australian market of its newest machine-to-machine (M2M) failover-capable router, the Maestro E200 Series (E200). With high-speed cellular (3G and beyond), WAN, LAN and Wi-Fi connectivity, the E200 is a highly versatile, reliable and rugged router designed for mission-critical enterprise applications requiring faultless connectivity.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global M2M Services Market 2014-2018: AT&T Inc., China Mobile Ltd., Verizon Communications Inc & Vodafone Group Dominate the Market” report to their offering. The Global M2M Services market to grow at a CAGR of 21% to 2018. One of the main drivers in this market is the increased adoption of M2M services by individual users and enterprises. Nowadays, people across the globe are increasingly using mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and PDAs for personal and official purposes.
The Southeast Asian market has special significance for the M2M industry. The region’s manufacturing infrastructure is radically changed…and human development indices for individual countries compare favorably with the very best in the world. The geographical significance of the region is beyond doubt; as it lies on critical maritime paths. Between the sophistication of the manufacturing base, the shifting patterns in consumer habits and the general growth trajectory (and potential) of the countries that make up the region, it is among the most exciting territories for M2M market participants.