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No more mobile data roaming charges! Provide users the freedom for local mobile data service

Mahbubul Alam Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Cisco, Cisco Live, CMO, Connected Car, CTO, Data, Data Analytics, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, IoT, M2M, Mahbubul Alam, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Last month, May 2012, EU parliament (27 member countries) voted to put caps on mobile data roaming charges, a move which is viewed as good news for consumer and bad for operators! What does it mean? Instead of paying today max 70 euro cents per MB (approx 90 USD cents per MB) will it be 20 euro cents per MB …

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Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Services: E2E Architecture and a View to the Trillion Endpoint Opportunity

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By 2020 will be more M2M devices shipped each year than PCs/laptops, cell phones, tablets, set-top boxes, and gaming platforms all put together. Machine-to-Machine Services – E2E Architecture and A View to the Trillion Endpoint Opportunity – June 2012 from Mahbubul Alam


Is it time for a new business model for 3G/4G data plan!

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Streaming HD movies on your 4G LTE iPad with typical downlink speed of 10 Mbps could easily burn through your data plan in minutes, faster than you might think! Verizon’s online tool calculates that 1 hour of 4G HD video streaming use and nothing else will cost you 2GB; so, 2.5 hours of streaming HD video will use up 5GB …

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The Internet’s Third Act: The Connected Device Decade

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Global Cellular M2M Connectivity Services Market to Rise to $35 Billion by 2016 according to ABI Research. Very soon a vast number of machines will be connected to the Internet either via fixed or wireless networks. In many cases, wireless connection provides the most feasible, effective and economical link between your machines and your business. M2M (which stands for machine-to-machine, …

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Book: Technologies for Home Networking

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Chapter 1: Introduction to Networked Home John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, USA. ISBN 978-0-470-07374-2, hardcover, 250 pp. 2007: Authors [Mahbubul Alam, Sudhir Dixit & Ramjee Prasad] Home Networking Technologies from Vinayak Hegde