Sprint targets insurance sector with connected car offering

US operator Sprint has launched a connected car offering for automotive insurance companies. The IMS UBI Intelligence tool offers insurers a way to accurately determine a driver’s policy premium based on their driving behaviour.

DT and Gemalto announce BMW telematics deployment

Deutsche Telekom and digital security and machine to machine (M2M) specialist Gemalto have announced that their M2M solution is being embedded by German auto manufacturer BMW as part of the European Commission’s eCall initiative, designed to enable rapid response assistance for people in road accidents.

Vodafone signs telematics deal with Hyundai

Vodafone’s Global Enterprise division has struck a deal with Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai, which also owns the Kia motor brand, that will see the two firms collaborate on telematics services for the European market. Hyundai, which is leading the project, said it expects the deal to boost its “competitiveness in IT systems and reach out […]

Vodafone puts faith in machines

Vodafone, the world’s biggest carrier by revenues, is ramping up its presence in the Machine to Machine (M2M) space, with the launch of a global service platform to help companies deploy and manage large, wireless M2M projects.