Seven world mobile operators join alliance against fragmented M2M market

MADRID | A total of seven world mobile operators, KPN, NTT DOCOMO, INC., Rogers, SingTel, Spain's Telefónica through its Telefónica Digital unit, Telstra and Vimpelcom have entered into an alliance to initiate collaboration with respect to their machine to machine or M2M businesses. According to their public announcement, “the important scale resulting from the cooperation of this group of operators will be of the utmost importance in addressing the complex and fragmented nature of M2M market.” More specifically, the alliance covers technological cooperation to enable…