The impact of the Connected Life over the next five years

Connected Living comes of age

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The GSMA Embedded SIM Specification

– A New SIM for M2M

Connected Life

The next five years in Asia


Accelerating the development and adoption of embedded automotive solutions to make safer and efficient vehicles, while enabling infotainment services


Accelerating the adoption of education solutions; in particular the use of portable devices with mobile connectivity - smartphones, e-Readers and tablets, in mainstream education settings


Developing global thought leadership in key mobile health areas to help accelerate the adoption and integration of mobile technologies with healthcare

Smart Cities

Mobile - utilities collaboration to enable faster development of smart energy opportunities

Connected Life

The impact of the Connected Life over the next five years

Connected Living in a Smart Home

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Connected Living

The GSMA Connected Living programme is an ecosystem development initiative to help operators accelerate the delivery of new connected devices and services. This is to be achieved by optimising networks and developing key enablers to support the growth of the Internet of Things.

Core Focus

  • Enhancing SIM capability to support the Internet of things
  • Optimisation of mobile networks to support the growth in connected devices
  • Utilisation of operator capabilities beyond connectivity
  • Developing mobile friendly ecosystems

The Vision – Mobilising the Internet of Things
A world where consumers and businesses enjoy rich new services across many different devices – securely connected to the Internet via ubiquitous mobile networks. An Internet of Things with seamless and pervasive connectivity between people and processes, enabling a wealth of valuable context-aware services delivered immediately and automatically.

We welcome all feedback, please email with any questions or comments.

Connected Living News

Public Consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth)

15 April 2014 @ 9:00 pm, The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth), inviting comments on the barriers and issues related to the use of mHealth. Your input will help identify the right way forward to unlock the potential of mobile health in the EU....

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Can BlackBerry advance supercomputing in healthcare?

15 April 2014 @ 6:22 pm, A new partnership with one of healthcare's most successful entrepreneurs has the potential to arm clinicians with supercomputing, information and analytics at the point of care....

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Hubbub health uses gamification, friends and family in employee wellness offering

15 April 2014 @ 6:08 pm, When Virgin Pulse (then Virgin HealthMiles) opened its services to (up to three) family members for free last fall, execs from the company told MobiHealthNews they predicted other employee wellness companies would follow suit. But hubbub health, a spin-off of Portland, Oregon-based Cambia Health Sol...

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Mobile health companies raked in $198 million during Q1 2014

15 April 2014 @ 6:02 pm, Consumer-focused health technology companies raised $398 million from 103 investment deals in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group. When Mercom Capital Group broke this category down further, it found the majority of the funding came from mobile health compan...

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BlackBerry invests in Dr. Soon-Shiong’s NantHealth

15 April 2014 @ 5:55 pm, Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry (formerly known as Research In Motion) announced this week an investment in Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong’s digital health rollup NantHealth, which boasts that about 250 hospitals are now using its cloud-based, clinical decision support platform. The dollar amount ...

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Beijing crowdfunding campaign aims to develop Lumo-like, posture-sensing wearable

15 April 2014 @ 4:45 pm, Beijing-based Giraffe Tech has so far raised $15,283 (95,048 Yuan) on a crowdfunding platform, called Demohour with five days left in the campaign for a posture-sensing wearable device, called Giraffe Friend, according to a report in TechNode. Giraffe Friend was developed by Xiang Renkai, a stud...

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Modular EHR apps initiative SMART adds advisors to scale up adoption

15 April 2014 @ 4:09 pm, The SMART platform (Substitutable Medical Apps and Reusable Technology), an ONC-funded, Boston Children’s Hospital-led effort to encourage the development of modular apps for EHRs, has announced an advisory committee to help support the growth of the platform. The committee includes representa...

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Digital Health Funding Posts Another Record Quarter

15 April 2014 @ 4:00 pm, Q1 2014 brought with it a new record in digital health venture funding. According to the latest data from Rock Health, not only did …...

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Infographic: Industry Reactions to ICD-10 Delay

15 April 2014 @ 3:00 pm, Two weeks ago, President Barack Obama put his signature on the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014. In effect, one provision of the new …...

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Renal Physicians Association Releases mHealth App

15 April 2014 @ 2:00 pm, On Monday, The Renal Physicians Association delved into the mHealth arena with the release of a free iPad app to assist nephrologists with shared decision-making …...

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