Have you heard the one about IoT network tech that uses SIM cards?

Have you heard the one about IoT network tech that uses SIM cards?

Thingstream reckons USSD is talking thingies’ future Another Internet of Things upstart has nudged its way into the limelight – and Thingstream reckons its "MVNO for IoT" connectivity offering will compete against established players Sigfox and LoRaWAN. Thingstream’s product is built on the USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) messaging protocol. As Neil Hamilton, the firm’s biz development veep, told us, this protocol is baked into every mobile network operator’s "core SS7 network". "It’s the messaging that handshakes your phone when you arrive in a new country and gets you onto the network, all that kind of stuff that no […]