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Oct 05

Connectivity: Getting Access Right

How do I determine the right level of connectivity for my customers? Easy, just get your protractor and geometry set out! Today the connectivity market has folded itself into two key types of access—fixed and non-fixed. If you’re reselling these services in the channel or working on a... read more →
Oct 03

Dan Cunliffe interview | Channel Live 2017

In the second of our interviews at Channel Live, find out what our MD, Dan Cunliffe, had to say about what the major opportunities are for the Channel when it comes to IoT. Missed the first interview with Bernie McPhillips? Catch up here.   You... read more →
Sep 28

The why, how, and what of IoT

All great products, services, and solutions start with a why—a cause, a belief, a purpose. If you know why something matters, the how you do it and what you do follow on. And providing people, businesses, and organisations with IoT solutions is no different. Why you... read more →
Sep 26

Bernie McPhillips interview | Channel Live 2017

Which Industries have the greatest opportunities in IoT? Our Sales Director, Bernie McPhillips, gives his insight into what the Channel should be on the lookout for.   You might also be interested in: Watch: Dan Cunliffe interview | Channel Live 2017 What happened at Channel... read more →
Sep 22

What happened at Channel live 2017?

We recently had the opportunity to exhibit at the inaugural Comms Business Channel Live event at the NEC in Birmingham—an event launched in response to the need for a major event to serve the entire ICT Channel. As the Channel’s Choice for IoT, we’ve already helped many of... read more →
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Jul 26

Meet us at Channel Live 2017

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be exhibiting at Channel Live 2017, the UK’s only ICT trade specific conference. As the Channel’s choice for IoT, we’ll be showcasing our ecosystem of global connectivity, connected devices, and bespoke end-to-end IoT solutions, all underpinned by actionable analytics and access to our powerful... read more →
Jul 25

Just how smart is a Smart City?

Despite being responsible for the generation of 80% of wealth worldwide, cities are facing global economic, demographic, social, and environmental challenges. With estimates that 70% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050, it is vitally important that our cities are able to meet and overcome these challenges.... read more →
Jul 20

Home smart home

From cars that drive themselves, to umbrellas that let us know when it’s about to rain and wearables that tell us if we’re healthy, we live in a world of technology with a few simple goals—to make our day to day lives easier, more efficient, and more comfortable. And these... read more →
Jul 05

The hour of power in IoT

… hopefully not literally! When planning IoT projects, there’s often one part that tends to get overlooked—power. The traditional M2M and telematics world was largely based on single-purpose sensors, e.g. a water meter reporting flow rate once a day. These devices would wake up, send their data, and then power... read more →
Jul 04

Selling IoT to your channel… where to start

Working within the partner channel, it’s key to begin with asking your prospect or clients what the “thing” or challenge is that they are trying to overcome when setting out to sell IoT products or solutions. This involves identifying where IoT fits within their business or simply what they need... read more →
Jun 27

On the honor roll: IoT in education

The education sector is not renowned as being an early adopter of technology—nor has it ever been. Even the move from slate to paper was seen as a death wish move in the classroom for teaching and learning outcomes. Just three years ago Michael Gove (the then education secretary) said... read more →
Jun 07
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Putting the ROI in IoT

Discussions about ROI shouldn’t be the exclusive domain of Finance, Hedge funds, or Investment Bankers—ROI should be an everyday concern for all of us in any role. Whether you’re in sales, facilities, operations, support, or marketing, we should all be thinking and acting with commercial and business focus for our... read more →
May 22

Connected communities: IoT in the public sector

A lot of discussions regarding the Internet of Things have focused largely on consumer based initiatives—a vertical that has undoubtedly been at the forefront of driving the IoT market. But what about the public sector? Largely ignored due to being less glamourous than consumer wearables, innovation in this sector is... read more →
May 17

M2M SIM cards in 2017: Your top 10 questions answered

Last year, we answered your top 10 questions about M2M SIM cards—but in an ever-changing world of technology, IoT has proved itself to be one of the most fluid in terms of technological advancement, meaning there’s now a lot more ground to cover. So without further ado, let us present 2017’s... read more →
Apr 30
Apr 27

Vending and IoT: Putting the M2M in Mars Bars

Introduced almost a century ago, vending machines have been transformed by the technological capabilities of the Internet of Things. As mentioned by Rickard Andersson, Berg Insight senior analyst, “vending telemetry continues to improve in line with technology advancements, and decreasing costs of both equipment and connectivity services,". These technological advancements... read more →
Apr 21

Antennas: the last, last mile

Antennas on devices are what I like to think of as the “last, last mile”. Whereas in a fixed line world the last mile may be the copper or fibre from the exchange to the premises, in the cellular world this could typically be thought of the local cell tower(s)... read more →
Apr 21
Apr 19

Building IoT Partner Ecosystems

If you’re wondering what a partner ecosystem is, you aren’t alone—every partner ecosystem is different, and it can be difficult to define. So, let us begin by thinking about what an ecosystem is in a different context. An ecosystem in the natural world is a community of living organisms in conjunction with things... read more →
Mar 31
Mar 29

How is IoT shaping the retail environment?

Many discussions regarding the transformation IoT can bring to businesses have focused around the natural adopters of IoT, such as transportation and manufacturing, with other sectors seeing exponential growth such as SMART Cities, agriculture, and health. However, one area often overlooked is the end user focused  retail environment. Firstly, let's... read more →
Mar 27
Feb 27

The use of IoT in smart cities within Europe

There has been a big focus on smarter cities and we have seen more investment from both private and governmental bodies in different countries. Smart cities promote improvements in communication responses, the potential for remote control, and the development of interactive experiences for both public and private services. However today... read more →
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The future of IoT: What to expect in 2017

We’re all familiar with the predictions surrounding the Internet of Things, often forecasting an increase in the number of connected devices, skyrocketing adoption rates, and a consistent rise in levels of investment. As we reach the end of 2016, we have indeed experienced exponential growth in the world of IoT.... read more →
Dec 22

▶︎ Watch our 2016 Pangea Bloopers

Some things don’t always go exactly to plan when we’re filming our monthly vlogs. So this month we revisited the cutting room floor to bring you an early christmas present - a collection of our 2016 vlog bloopers. We hope you'll enjoy them as much as we have putting them... read more →
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The service providers role in securing the IoT

With the growth we are seeing of IoT enabled devices, every company wants to get in and hop on the bandwagon. The first few companies are the pioneers, taking risky steps and spending to make their devices smart. Eventually C-level people see the opportunity and realise that being relevant in... read more →
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Aug 18

▶︎ Pi-GEA: a video interview with Chris

We’ve just launched the Pangea IoT Workshop! Our first project is the Pi-GEA Project, where our Operations Director Chris Romeika will combine a Raspberry Pi computer with Pangea M2M cellular connectivity, and experiment with sensors and data to showcase the business applications of IoT. Watch our interview below to find... read more →
Jul 28
Jul 28

Presenting the Pi-GEA Project

Hi everyone, If you are reading this post in our new Pangea IoT Workshop section, you probably know that Pangea specialises in all types of connectivity in the M2M and IoT world. However, all too often in the channel we simply shift the solution, rather than live and breathe the... read more →
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May 26

How can analytics drive investment in IoT?

Gone are the days that businesses did not have access to the data gathered from their IoT applications. With growing investment in the market we now have access to the infrastructure we need to create and acquire the necessary data that will make the difference. In this series l will... read more →
May 23
Apr 29

▶︎ Partnering for Success: Pangea and Peplink

Watch our latest Pangea Partner interview with a specialised hardware provider called Peplink. Join Dan Cunliffe (MD of Pangea) and Andy Harris (Sales Director of Peplink) as they discuss the evolving market, innovation and partnering together.  
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What is Wi-Fi’s place in the connected world?

As you all know, we have connected devices all around us. Take a look around your immediate environment – laptops, smart televisions, mobile phones, routers, cars, and yes, even perhaps a fridge or toaster! (we know it’s inevitable…). And beyond what you can identify with a sweeping glance, there is... read more →
Feb 23

Private or public? Which IP is best for me?

When purchasing SIM services you’ll often have the choice of a private or public IP. While it may seem that a public IP will have the best benefits, that isn’t always the case. Based around sensors, meters and discrete devices, the traditional M2M world has always concerned itself with one... read more →
Feb 18
Jan 29

▶︎ Partnering for Success: Pangea and Omnia

Watch our latest Pangea Partner interview with one of our dynamic telematics and fleet management partners OMNIA. Join Dan Cunliffe (MD of Pangea) and JP Taylor (UK MD of OMNIA) as they discuss the telematics market, what makes a good partner and their thoughts on working together.  
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Oct 30

Smart collaboration drives Smart Energy

M2M and the Internet of Things are having a great impact across sectors. The sector with the highest adoption rate at the moment is Energy and Utilities, which reached a 37% adoption this year. The strong adoption rate can be explained by Government regulations on smart energy in many countries.... read more →
Aug 25

Is M2M and IoT really about toasters talking to fridges?

M2M and IoT: Two more acronyms that are appearing in today’s vocabulary more often. The general public don’t know exactly what M2M is and the possibilities it offers. It’s not just about connecting your fridge to your toaster, it’s about – as Pangea’s slogan states – Connecting Everything. Throw IoT... read more →
May 12
Apr 12

Mobile Data and the evolution of data pricing

Why do we even need to use fixed connectivity anymore? Its been an interesting topic since the launch of 4G and the mammoth speeds that are available over the LTE networks. Add in the ever present need to connect on the move, not only as people, but our things are... read more →