Sam Lucero

Sam Lucero

Sam Lucero is a seasoned industry analyst with over 15 years of experience analyzing telecommunications and networking technology markets. For over a decade, he has researched the markets for machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Sam has established leading M2M market research programs and managed international teams of industry analysts. He has authored numerous reports, forecast databases, and topical articles covering various aspects of the M2M/IoT market opportunity and has been widely quoted in news and trade journals, from the New York Times and the Economist to CNET and Wireless Week. Furthermore, Sam has moderated, presented, and judged at a number of industry events, including CTIA and Connected World. In 2014 Sam was named one of six “Augural Analysts” for M2M by Connected World Magazine.


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MWC 2017 IoT takeaways – different takes on edge computing for IoT; competing LPWAN technologies seek to differentiate; 5G’s IoT use cases explored; Huawei and ZTE showcase end-to-end IoT capabilities

Several analysts from IHS Markit’s IoT team were present at Mobile World Congress 2017. Here’s our take on four key IoT themes from the show: • Edge computing for IoT: different takes from Dell and Huawei; • LPWAN: competing technologies seek to differentiate; • 5G: IoT use cases explored; • Huawei and ZTE: Chinese vendors showcase end-to-end IoT capabilities.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Enterprise & IT
ARM elbows its way into an already crowded NB-IoT semiconductor market

This week, ARM (a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.) announced its acquisition of two IoT wireless companies and the upcoming availability of NB-IoT intellectual property (IP) based on their technologies. In a blog post, ARM revealed that it had acquired Mistbase, a Swedish company specializing in low-power RF physical layers, and NextG-Com, a UK company with...

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Enterprise & IT
Telefonica lends Sigfox a helping hand in the LPWA wars

On 22 February 2017, LPWA technology provider Sigfox (HQ: Labege, France), and global mobile operator Telefonica (HQ: Madrid, Spain) announced a deal to incorporate Sigfox network connectivity into Telefonica’s managed connectivity platform.

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