PodM2M to Launch Hierarchical IoT Billing Platform at Mobile World Congress 2018

Cambridge, United Kingdom, February 24, 2018 –(– PodM2M, (a division of Pod Group), a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) specializing in global connectivity solutions for the IoT market, has today announced that its hierarchical billing platform, Pod Billing, will be launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. The platform is designed to enable systems integrators and hardware manufacturers to monetize their IoT solutions by billing recurring revenue at every tier of the value chain.

One of the biggest barriers to the growth of the IoT is the lack of tools to enable IoT companies to quickly launch and bill new recurring services. Pod Billing brings together PodM2M´s global connectivity with a subscription-based product creation tool and a tiered billing hierarchy. This enables users to quickly create new products and services, manage IoT connectivity and bill an infinite number of subsidiary accounts with custom invoicing at every stage.

The out-of-the-box solution is designed to remove the burdens many IoT companies face when implementing recurring services, allowing them to quickly get new services to market without risking large investments in software development, administrative overheads or time-consuming negotiations with operators.

On one hand, it includes PodM2M´s agnostic connectivity based on operator relationships built up over 20 years to cover 600+ networks in 185 countries, including native agreements with four major North American carriers. Multi-network, multi-IMSI, eUICC and LPWAN options are available, all supported 24/7 by a multi-lingual team. On the other hand, the flexible product engine allows users to create end-to-end solutions by combining existing devices with subscription-based connectivity and other value-added services. Existing platforms can be easily integrated via API to centralize management and billing. Solutions can then be assigned to a hierarchy of resellers and billed on a recurring basis, which is pre-defined by the user.

“As we have worked closely with our customers over the years, we have seen an increasing need for a centralized, scalable billing platform to enable them to benefit from the recurring revenue the IoT can bring,” commented Charles Towers-Clark, CEO Pod Group. “Creating innovative IoT applications is only one half of the story, the other half is about being able to develop ongoing relationships with resellers, distributors and end users by offering them access to additional services which can be centrally billed on a subscription basis. This is the key to unlocking the value of the IoT.”

Pod Billing will be demonstrated at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (26th Feb to 1st March 2018) on PodM2M´s stand #7C21L, Hall 7, Great Britain Tech Zone.

About PodM2M

We provide IoT connectivity, billing, and security in one platform. As part of Pod Group, we focus on helping IoT companies quickly implement secure, scalable applications and bill recurring services. Our Pod Billing platform allows you to bill an infinite hierarchy of users and manage agnostic connectivity on 600+ networks. We also provide multi-network, multi-IMSI and eUICC solutions. But that’s the easy part. To get RoI from your application, you need to capture revenue from every tier of the value chain. What makes us tick is applying 20 years of experience in IoT technologies to help generate real, recurring revenue. For more information, please visit

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Pod Group
Amy Garcia
US +1 415 707 0500
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UK +44 (0) 1223 850 900
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TrustAZUR Announces Its Asset Manager Solution for Trusted Execution Environments (TEE)

Sophia-Antipolis, France, February 23, 2018 –(– TrustAZUR®, a provider of consulting, systems integration and software development services and products in the security domain for IoT and Mobile markets, today announced its TAZAM Asset Manager solution that offers provisioning, secure storage and management of assets such as keys, certificates, credentials, identities, etc. to enable end-to-end security between IoT devices and remote services in the Cloud.

Although analysts forecast tens of billions of IoT devices will be deployed around the world, security concerns and privacy risks are among the top 3 barriers to buying an IoT device. The Asset Manager protects the provisioning and storage of assets into the device, as well as the use of these assets by Trusted Applications to securely connect, authenticate and use remote services running in the Cloud. All data exchanged between devices, and the services in the Cloud, is therefore fully protected either in transit, at rest, or in use by the Trusted Application running inside the TEE.

The solution will be demonstrated on PSoC® 6 microcontrollers (MCUs) from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. PSoC 6 MCUs achieve the highest level of protection defined by the Platform Security Architecture (PSA) from Arm® through the use of configurable memory and peripheral protection units. The Asset Manager solution will be demonstrated at Embedded World 2018, in Nuremberg, from February 27th to March 1st 2018, running in the PSoC 6 Secure MCU hardware-based TEE with secure boot capability and integrated secure data storage. The demonstration will show (1) how a device securely exchanges maintenance data with its original manufacturer, and (2) the ordering and replenishment of goods and/or consumables by the device, after it has securely enrolled with a remote service provider.

“TrustAZUR is a strong partner for Cypress, focused on developing secure solutions with PSoC 6 MCUs. We are excited to see TrustAZUR supply the market its Asset Manager solution that leverages the strong hardware capabilities of PSoC 6, and secures the communication between devices using a PSoC 6 MCU and remote services in the Cloud,” said Jack Ogawa, Senior Director, Embedded Security, at Cypress. “We look forward to continue working with TrustAZUR to bring more Trusted Applications for PSoC 6 MCUs to support Automotive, Consumer and Industrial IoT use cases.”

“Our TAZAM Asset Manager illustrates our ability to deliver best-in-class security products for IoT and Mobile. Our goal is to help accelerate the deployment and use of embedded security technologies to protect the communication, usage and exchange of information with cloud services,” said Dr. Dimitrios Karayiannis, President and CEO of TrustAZUR. “Cypress’ PSoC 6 is for us an ideal platform that implements critical security functions for connected devices in hardware, with the right balance of performance and power for the IoT. The PSoC 6 MCU with integrated TEE allows customers to develop and run multiple Trusted Applications, based on a variety of use cases, in an easy manner, to protect their products and the users from attacks. TrustAZUR is ready to support Cypress’ customers in developing and integrating Trusted Applications for their own use cases, with the assistance of its TAZAM Asset Manager.”

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About TrustAZUR
TrustAZUR provides consulting, systems integration and software development services and products in the security domain for IoT and mobile markets (automotive, consumer, industrial, smart cities, energy, wearables, telecom, etc.). TrustAZUR is specialized in technologies such as trusted execution environment, secure element, hardware and software protection, root-of-trust and asset management to protect provisioning, storage and use of assets enabling secure access to applications as well as remote and cloud services.

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About Cypress
Cypress is the leader in advanced embedded system solutions for the world’s most innovative automotive, industrial, smart home appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. Cypress’ microcontrollers, analog ICs, wireless and USB-based connectivity solutions and reliable, high-performance memories help engineers design differentiated products and get them to market first. Cypress is committed to providing customers with the best support and development resources on the planet enabling them to disrupt markets by creating new product categories in record time.

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Jean-Philippe Galvan
+33 787752613
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Test and Measurement Resource Center at OFC 2018

Aptos, CA, February 16, 2018 –(– ElectroniCast Consultants, a leading market and technology research consultancy addressing the optical communications industry, is proud to announce ElectroniCast Consultants and The Light Brigade are co-coordinating and hosting the Test and Measurement Resource Center at OFC 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA.

The Test & Measurement Center showcases new test equipment products and technologies. Over twenty OFC exhibitors have a dedicated space in the center to display their products and discuss their solutions. Get your questions answered about the technologies and how they are tested from components to systems.

Location and dates –

On Exhibit Floor – Booth Area 5623
Tuesday, 13 March – 10:00 to 17:00
Wednesday, 14 March – 10:00 to 17:00
Thursday, 15 March – 10:00 to 16:00

The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) is the largest global conference and exhibition for optical communications and networking professionals. For over 40 years, OFC has drawn attendees from all corners of the globe to meet and greet, teach and learn, make connections and move business forward.

OFC attracts the biggest names in the field, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends and technology advances affecting the industry. From technical presentations to the latest market trends and predictions, OFC is a one-stop-shop.

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ElectroniCast Consultants
Theresa Hosking
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