The Internet has experienced an extraordinary growth across the world. Telenor believes that one day billions of devices will also be connected to the mobile network.
The fundamental purpose of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology is to use wired or wireless networks to connect objects or devices, and today there are billions of devices that are capable of being connected. Telenor is delivering the essential ingredients of M2M connectivity and functionality to diverse industries, including transportation, asset management, utility companies, healthcare and many more.
Telenor has been amongst the pioneers of mobile M2M since the late 1990s.The global Internet of Things is now gaining speed. Europe and Americas are the largest markets with Asia expected to catch up in the next years.
In order to keep track, monitor and control an object or device you need connectivity. Telenor Connexion is the leading provider of premium connected services for business and life critical applications. Building on more than 12 years of M2M (machine-to-machine) experience Telenor Connexion is continually exploring new fields in this rapidly growing business. Companies from industries such as automotive, security, utilities, e-health and fleet management are implementing Telenor Connexion’s M2M solutions to achieve productivity gains, cost management, environmental improvement and expand their customer services.
Enabling new services
Once the many devices and things are connected to the Internet, they must be able to store and manage data. Telenor Objects delivers a managed service for connected objects. Its aim is to increase the number of devices and various chips connected to the network infrastructure so that the customers can benefit from real time information.
Dedicated industry solutions
Telenor Traxion focuses on providing high quality, real-time information about loading units to companies in the European rail and intermodal freight industry.
TelCage builds and delivers complete systems for remote operations and monitoring for the aquaculture industry in Norway and abroad.
Telespor develops and sells products and services for electronic monitoring of grazing farm animals. Today there are over 10,000 terminals (radio bells) in use amongst sheep, goats, cattle and reindeer.
Currently, Telenor’s research is focused on the optimization of the network infrastructure for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, including standardization, and on M2M industry insight activities. Telenor is also actively contributing to the GSMA Embedded Mobile Initiative and participating in leading international research activities within M2M.