Vodafone Business

November 15, 2023 |

Eseye and Vodafone top connectivity championship

Eseye and Vodafone are among the champion connectivity vendors, with Pod Group and Tata Communications also recognised by Kaleido Intelligence, a connectivity market research and consulting firm. Its latest Connectivity Vendor Hub research provided up-to-date product assessment and scores for connectivity service providers across connectivity management platforms (CMPs), eSIM connectivity and eSIM subscription management. Eseye […]

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November 8, 2023 |

Vodafone names EoT venture Pairpoint

Vodafone and Japanese trading company Sumitomo have announced that their economy of things (EoT) venture, previously known as Digital Asset Broker, will be called Pairpoint. Pairpoint provides a secure digital platform that allows vehicles, devices and machines to interact and trade with each other autonomously and seamlessly. This will help individuals and business take advantage […]

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November 1, 2023 |

Vodafone sets up IoT lab in India

Indian operator Vodafone Idea is offering a laboratory-as-a-service with the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) for IoT device interoperability testing and certification. The IoT facility has completed testing for over 50 IoT devices and certifications as per OneM2M and 3GPP standards for interoperability. There is also a centre of innovation that provides start-ups with […]

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October 25, 2023 |

Vodafone partners Analog Devices on Open RAN

Vodafone is one of the first companies to make use of Analog Devices’ Catalyst accelerator design centre in Limerick, Ireland, as it works to develop products for the Open RAN (radio access network) standard that allows interoperability between mobile providers. The Catalyst design centre was set up in March 2022 to act a space where […]

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October 11, 2023 |

Vodafone partners Nokia to boost OpenRAN

Vodafone and Nokia are expanding their partnership to run a 5G OpenRAN commercial pilot in Italy. While Nokia has been a long-term supplier across the Vodafone Group for many years, this is their first OpenRAN trial to take place on a live Vodafone network. The two companies will also work alongside RedHat, Dell and Marvell […]

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October 9, 2023 |

Europe, North America UBI hits 30.4m

According to a research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, insurance telematics policies in Europe and North America hit 30.4 million in 2022. In the European market, the number of insurance telematics policies in force reached 13.6 million in Q4-2022. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9 percent, this number is […]

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September 13, 2023 |

Vodafone leads in IoT Roaming ranking

According to a study by Juniper Research, Vodafone retains its crown as the leading provider of IoT roaming connections. The report examines the state of the market, and competitive positions of eighteen leading IoT roaming vendors. The study predicts that by 2028, there will more than 600 million roaming IoT connections, up from 145 million […]

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September 13, 2023 |

Vodafone, Amazon extend Africa connectivity

Vodafone and Project Kuiper, Amazon’s low Earth orbit satellite (LEO) communications initiative, have announced a collaboration through which Vodafone and Vodacom will use Project Kuiper’s network to extend the reach of 4G/5G services to more of their customers in Europe and Africa. The plans include providing backup for unexpected events, as well as extending connectivity […]

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August 23, 2023 |

Vodafone certifies STM NB-IoT module

Swiss semiconductor company ST Microelectronics has achieved Vodafone NB-IoT certification for its location-aware cellular IoT modules. STM has announced the achievement of Vodafone NB-IoT certification of its ST87M01 NB-IoT and GNSS modules. The ST87M01 combines cellular IoT connectivity and geolocation in a low-power, integrated module for wide-ranging IoT and smart-industrial applications. “Completing our test programme […]

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August 7, 2023 |

Vodafone uses blockchain to secure supply chain

Vodafone hopes to help the aviation sector improve the security and reliability of its supply chain using blockchain-based decentralised Web3 technology from Aventus. Vodafone’s DAB digital asset broker business and Aventus will use their collective strengths to help more businesses and partners take advantage of Web3’s secure blockchain technologies when trading and exchanging data electronically. […]

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