Beyond Connectivity: IoT Solutions

Mobile network operators are fundamental to the IoT. Their shift from providers of connectivity to platforms, applications and services, is helping to create a market worth $1.1 trillion in revenue by 2025.

Beyond Connectivity marks a new era in innovative operator solutions across big data, machine learning, analytics, edge computing and distributed ledger technologies. Such transformative IoT solutions are providing substantial benefits to customers such as increased productivity, reduced costs and automated business processes, helping to form the basis for a more sustainable and productive world.

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Case Study: Connected In-Home Care For Vulnerable Patients

Connected healthcare solutions can help society’s most vulnerable patients, such as the disabled and elderly, cope with chronic illnesses. A prerequisite for this is that the connectivity has to be highly robust and reliable, as well as be available throughout the patient’s ...

Case Study: Connected In-Home Care For Vulnerable Patients

Connected healthcare solutions can help society’s most vulnerable patients, such as the disabled and elderly, cope with chronic illnesses. A prerequisite for this is that the connectivity has to be highly robust and reliable, as well as be available throughout the patient’s home. Read more in our case study.

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Case Study: Making Field Operations Nimbler and More Efficient with Digital Technologies

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), which ranks amongst the top three mobile operators globally, has been able to boost the performance of its field staff through the “Airtel Work” app - its workforce management application. Developed in-house by Airtel’s X-Labs engineering team as part of the company’s digital transformation journey, Airtel Work app enables Airtel’s field staff and contractors to do their daily jobs much faster and more efficiently by leveraging real-time information.

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Case Studies: IoT Beyond Connectivity Case Study by Telefónica: Improving Urban Life In Argentina

The city of San Nicolas de los Arroyos, in the Buenos Aires district of Argentina, has deployed IoT solutions from Telefónica to enhance the quality of life of its inhabitants and the urban environment. Seeking to transform itself into a smart city, the municipality is using mobile connectivity to help it manage its workforce and its vehicle fleet: mobile-connected GPS trackers for employees and vehicles help the city administration to optimise the deployment of resources. The municipality now knows in real time where all its connected vehicles are, enabling it to coordinate their movements, save on fuel and maintenance costs, and reduce the likelihood of traffic accidents.

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Case Study: Connected In-Home Care For Vulnerable Patients

Connected healthcare solutions can help society’s most vulnerable patients, such as the disabled and elderly, cope with chronic illnesses. A prerequisite for this is that the connectivity has to be highly robust and reliable, as well as be available throughout the patient’s home. Read more in our case study.

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Case Study: Tracking assets to deliver cost savings and customer experience improvements

Each year, industrial companies misplace assets, including large expensive items, such as refrigerated trailers, vehicles and freight pallets. The use of manual tracking and stocktake processes can also result in operational inefficiencies. By
using the Internet of Things (IoT) to reduce asset losses and improve efficiency, Australian companies could save AU$4.3 billion per year, according to the Telyste Telstra Track And Monitor Study 2019.

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Video: Indoor Mushroom Cultivation with NB-IoT Enabled Control Environment by Momoku

Hear from Momoku, the Maxis IoT Challenge 2019 Champion, how NB-IoT is used for monitoring the indoor condition and relaying to trigger control of air conditioner, humidifier and fan automation for best mushroom growth. 

Visit https://www.gsma.com/iot/ for details about IoT or https://www.gsma.com/asia-pacific/ for GSMA Asia-Pacific.

Video: Smart Home Solutions – Easy Control by ACIS

Hear from ACIS, the partner of Viettel in Vietnam, share how Easy Control smart home solution helps connect home appliances automatically to the cloud and reduce the maintenance and operation costs for customers.

Video: Smart Poultry Solutions by XL Axiata

Hear from XL Axiata how Sierad Produce, one of their partners in Indonesia uses IoT based smart poultry system to increase food and water efficiency for chicken farming. 

Visit https://www.gsma.com/iot/ for details about IoT or https://www.gsma.com/asia-pacific/ for GSMA Asia-Pacific.

 

Case Study: Smart Fleet Management

When you need your vehicles to do business, making the most of them is a top priority. With Auto Mate, you’ll get a stress-free system that’s easy to set up. So you can keep everyone in the loop on every journey with one simple fleet management package. It finds shortcuts on routes, makes managing expenses easy, and even pings you when something’s up, like a fault. It keeps standards up. And costs down.

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Case Study: Sri Lanka Takes First Step Towards Smart Grid

Energy users in Sri Lanka are beginning to benefit from a smart grid solution developed by a partnership between Lanka Electricity Company (LECO), the Dialog University of Moratuwa Mobile Communications Research Laboratory and mobile operator Dialog Axiata. Currently collecting data from 3,200 smart meters and 150 network monitoring devices, the solution is enabling LECO to analyse electricity usage and isolate any faults in its grid.

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Case Study: Harnessing IoT Big Data Solutions to Create Value in Strawberry Production

Like most markets the production of Strawberries in China is competitive. Prices are sensitive to the
quality of the fruit and to supply and demand – with prices higher in the early season when the greenhouse crops start to ripen, but open field crops are not yet ready. Limited early supply keeps prices buoyant and the higher crop price directly improves the farmers’ income and profit.

The challenge for the greenhouse strawberry producer in China is to maximise profitability by maximising yield & quality, extending the growing season by bringing the first crop harvest forward and optimising inputs such as water and fertiliser for the best returns and minimal environmental impact. Set against this backdrop, China Mobile have worked together with LinkDotter, a specialist agricultural tech firm, and a strawberry producer, to demonstrate how mobile operators can drive value in smart agriculture – in this case in strawberry production – through IoT Big Data technology solutions.

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Case Study: TM ONE Transforms The Way Cities Move

TM ONE, the business solution arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad, is seeing strong demand for its Smart
Traffic Analytics & Recognition System (STARS), which can programme traffic lights to respond to
real-time data collected by connected cameras and sensors. The traffic light solution offers cities withimproved traffic flow and reduces idle time at red lights.

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In the video below, you can find out from TM ONE, the Malaysia-based mobile operator, how TM ONE STARS that enhances existing traffic control system by providing central monitoring, data visualisation & analytics through a single platform.

Visit https://www.gsma.com/iot/ for details about IoT or https://www.gsma.com/asia-pacific/ for GSMA Asia-Pacific.

Interview and Case Study: Smart Energy

Energy Insight is Telefonica's first level of energy management for companies that want a deep understanding of the use of energy in any building or location and advice of actions to be taken. The service provides the required tools so building managers can make the right decisions to lower energy consumption and achieve savings.

Energy Optimise enables remote and centralised measurement, control and management of high energy consumption equipment at any facility. This service particularly focuses on points of high consumption such as air conditioning, heating and lighting, giving a holistic control of a building or set of buildings.

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Manage the energy consumption of your facilities, save by reducing costs and improve work efficiency with the innovative #SmartEnergy solution from Telefónica IoT.

Promote sustainability and energy efficiency from anywhere thanks to the cloud and optimize your company's consumption.

For more information, please visit: https://iot.telefonica.com/en/solutions/insight/energy-insight/

Case Study: Telco GSM networks for Low Altitude Airspace Management

Telstra has been researching the features and characteristics that the aviation industry requires of its wireless networks to provide communication, navigation and surveillance to aircraft, including drones, recreational and aviation operating in the currently unmanaged lower altitudes. This work has been carried out by Telstra Labs in conjunction with Thales.

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Interview: The 4th Dimension of Space – Smart Building

Singtel IoT demonstrates the applicability of a 4-dimensional digital harmony – an integration of Singtel’s AI-driven IoT network, people, space, and things – to smart buildings, and how it increases productivity, improves cost efficiency, and augments business outcomes.

Case Study: Ground-to-Air LTE Communication Services for Industrial Drone Applications

With the increasing use of drones for industrial applications, China Unicom has launched an innovative business service project to enable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to fly at higher altitudes and over longer distances. The Internet & Industrial UAV project employs Unicom’s mobile network to provide industrial drones with ground-to-air communication services for BLOS/BVLOS (beyond-line-of-sight/ beyond-visual-line-of-sight) operation. Designed to serve the needs of government and enterprise customers, the project aims to guarantee reliable real-time and efficient transmission for telemetry data, control commands, and high-definition video during flight.

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