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Telus IoT platform goes global

Media | 09/09/2015 2:55 pm EDT

Telus Corp. announced Wednesday it is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) platform globally to nearly every country around the world. It said in a press release that the new platform, called Telus Global IoT Connectivity Platform, has partnered with more than 70 carriers and offers a global SIM card for simplified billing across more than 200 networks. “As Canadian businesses expand into new markets, they are faced with negotiating contracts in different languages, managing their connectivity on multiple platforms and paying bills in foreign currencies to keep their IoT devices connected,” Shawn Sanderson, vice-president of IoT at Telus said in the release. “By working with an extensive ecosystem of carriers around the world, we’re making it simple for our customers and IoT partners to stay connected in more...

Telecom leaders sell IoT services to increasingly savvy market

telecom | 06/29/2015 8:14 pm EDT

Over the past year, there has been a key change in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, as customers have become more aware of the technology and what it can do for them, according to officials from Canadian telecom companies. Eric Simmons, general manager of Rogers Communications Inc.'s machine-to-machine (M2M) division, said he's noticed more customers coming in with fully developed ideas about how they want to harness the technology to improve their business. "A lot of the conversations we've had in the past were helping to explain the industry, helping to explain what...

Telus partners with Jasper on IoT

Media | 02/24/2015 4:48 pm EST

Telus Corp. announced Tuesday it is partnering with Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider Jasper Inc. for its own IoT platform, the Telus Control Centre. The new platform “simplifies the deployment and management of...

Q&A: Talking IoT with Telus

telecom | 12/19/2014 4:48 pm EST

The coming year is poised bring about new developments and changes in the worlds of technology and telecommunications. While a number these twists and turns will seemingly come out of nowhere, at least one predictable trend is...