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Vodafone powers NZ’s first digital advertising billboards

Vodafone powers NZ’s first digital advertising billboards

The first interactive LED billboards in New Zealand have gone live in Ponsonby, Eden Terrace and Parnell, bringing a piece of Times Square to Auckland. The content is delivered in real time by Vodafone using Machine to Machine (M2M) technology over the mobile network, negating the need for additional cabling and infrastructure. Extensive testing over the last 12 months has ensured that the billboards – owned and operated by APN Outdoor and supported by Ngage Media – run seamlessly over the M2M mobile network. The system uses Aerva [...]

Vodafone report shows global market for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) surging ahead

Vodafone report shows global market for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) surging ahead

Vodafone published today its second annual ‘M2M Adoption Barometer’, a global survey of the machine-to-machine (M2M) market, which finds that M2M adoption has increased by more than 80%, with over a fifth of companies now actively using the technology. M2M, which connects previously isolated machines or devices to the internet to make the ‘Internet of Things’ possible, is set to grow from 4.4 billion connected devices this year to 10.3 billion by 20181. The survey, carried out by Circle Research, captured the views of more than 600 [...]

Docomo And Vodafone Expand Their Partner Agreement To Include Machine-To-Machine

Docomo And Vodafone Expand Their Partner Agreement To Include Machine-To-Machine

NTT DOCOMO, Inc. and Vodafone Group Plc announced today an expansion of their existing partner market agreement to address the delivery of M2M services to the global enterprise sector. The two companies have been working together for a number of years and this development will allow both parties to benefit from the opportunity offered by the Internet of Things and M2M services across a variety of vertical sectors. “M2M is an important part of our overall strategy and its significance is growing by the day,” said Kaoru Kato, President [...]

Vodafone to Buy Cobra Automotive

Vodafone to Buy Cobra Automotive

Deal Expand's Telecom Group's Connected Car Offering. Vodafone Group PLC said Monday it has agreed to buy Cobra Automotive Technologies SpA, an Italian provider of electronics services to the car industry, for €145 million ($197.5 million) as part of its strategy to connect more everyday objects. The British mobile telecommunications giant, similar to its peers, is eager to develop its business in the so-called "machine-to-machine" (M2M) industry—also known as the "internet of things" —as a growing source of sales. U.S. networking [...]

Kone chooses Vodafone to take maintenance to the next level

Kone chooses Vodafone to take maintenance to the next level

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has chosen Vodafone’s innovative machine to machine (M2M) remote monitoring technology to create a new diagnostics service to schedule proactive maintenance tasks. The new service will help ensure the smooth running of the many thousands of lifts KONE maintains around the world, while keeping down-time to an absolute minimum. As a legacy of its operations across multiple countries, KONE had acquired contracts with telecoms companies around the world which the company wanted [...]

Vodafone and AstraZeneca announce partnership for mHealth patient services

Vodafone and AstraZeneca announce partnership for mHealth patient services

Vodafone and AstraZeneca announced today a global partnership to use mobile health (mHealth) services to improve health outcomes for patients with cardiovascular conditions. The collaboration will create new mobile and internet-based services to support patients through their treatment journey, improving medication adherence and giving patients confidence to manage their condition more effectively. Vodafone will provide the technology, infrastructure and expertise for these services, as well as the ability to capture data from a variety [...]

Wireless Communication Specialists Westbase Appointed as Distributor of Vodafone’s MachineLink 3G M2M Router

Wireless Communication Specialists Westbase Appointed as Distributor of Vodafone’s MachineLink 3G M2M Router

Westbase Technology has been appointed by Vodafone as distributor for the MachineLink 3G, Vodafone's all-purpose machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless mobile router, built to address the rapid multi-sector growth in M2M deployments globally. The MachineLink 3G is feature packed for M2M connectivity providing network access anywhere there's 2G or 3G cellular coverage with Penta-band 3G and Quad-band 2G support. An out-of-the-box, pre-configured, and managed 3G HSPA+ solution, the service can be mass deployed to instantly connect remote assets, [...]

Networking On the Road: Volkswagen and Audi Bank on Vodafone

Networking On the Road: Volkswagen and Audi Bank on Vodafone

Vodafone today announced a new agreement with Volkswagen and Audi in Europe to provide automotive connectivity, starting with new Audi models from 2015. Highlights: ++ Vodafone continues to develop a strong position in the automotive market ++ Bringing connectivity to Volkswagen and Audi vehicles An embedded SIM chip developed specifically for the automobile industry will feature in new vehicles, The Audi connect portfolio currently comprises in-car navigation, communications and infotainment services together with a WLAN Hotspot.  In [...]

Vodafone Qatar & Netcomm Wireless Announce Strategic Partnership to Bolster M2M in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar & Netcomm Wireless Announce Strategic Partnership to Bolster M2M in Qatar

NetComm Wireless Limited and Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C., today announced a strategic partnership to extend Vodafone Qatar's fixed and mobile networks to devices and machines which are used to enable Smart City applications such as security systems, intelligent transport systems, smart metering and smart medical devices. The new agreement follows from the success of NetComm Wireless' existing partnership with Vodafone Global Enterprise for delivery of the Vodafone MachineLink 3G across Vodafone Global Enterprise's markets. With Vodafone's [...]

Vodafone Powers New Kindle Fire HDX with Exclusive Customer Offer

Vodafone Powers New Kindle Fire HDX with Exclusive Customer Offer

Vodafone announced today that in an exclusive partnership with Amazon, Vodafone will power the connectivity for the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE, giving customers ultrafast access to millions of books, movies, music tracks, apps and the internet via Vodafone’s 3G and 4G networks. Working closely with Amazon, Vodafone has designed a mobile data offer specifically for Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE customers. The new tablets have a Vodafone SIM card pre-installed, so when customers turn on their device they will be able to sign up to a [...]

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