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Apr 18 2014

Top Three Risks for Companies in M2M

The Internet of Things is alive and kicking, and all types of companies are seeing the value in adding machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT products and services to their offering.  Here are three of the biggest challenges we see companies in the M2M space facing today: More…

Apr 07 2014

How Cable Operators are Approaching M2M the Wrong Way

Operators more and more are looking to machine-to-machine services (M2M) and the “Internet-of-Things” as a new source of revenue. But they’re often trying to “put a square peg in a round hole” in regards to using their old systems to launch M2M businesses. More…

Mar 28 2014

4 Takeaways from the 2014 CCA Global Wireless Expo

Wireless carriers big and small convened in San Antonio, Texas this week for the CCA Global Expo. Outside of all the Tex Mex food, networking and sessions, we saw a few common themes and trends. More…

Mar 21 2014

Three Ways Wireless Carriers Can Deliver Better Customer Service

If you’ve paid attention to this blog the past few years, you know how important customer service is to Cycle30 — especially with regard to billing for wireless, cable and telecom operators. Lots of technology providers focus on it. What amazes me the most is that it’s still a problem for many operators. More…

Mar 13 2014

Why it's Important for Cable to Aggressively Go After the Commercial Services Business

We’re currently at Cable Congress here in Amsterdam, excited to talk about one of the things we think is the most significant opportunities for cable companies: getting into the commercial/enterprise services business. So what’s the problem? More…

Feb 21 2014

Cycle30 at Connected World and the Fall of the Internet of Things

Okay, so it’s not necessarily the fall of the Internet of Things—more like the evolution of how we describe it. Last week we trekked east to the land of ice and snow for the Connected World Conference inside the Chicago Auto Show. More…

Feb 11 2014

Three Challenges Cable Operators Face When Launching M2M Products

Technology and market forces are coming together to transform what has long been characterized as the “machine-to-machine (M2M) services niche” into a defining aspect of what it means to be a broadband service provider. More…

Jan 31 2014

Highlights From Caribbean Cable 2014

I’m always a little sad to return to our Cycle30 offices in the Northwest U.S. from the annual meeting of the Caribbean Cable and Telecommunications Association (CCTA) in Puerto Rico. We definitely miss the weather sitting up here in Seattle and Denver, but we’re glad to have been part of the conference with 20 of the top Caribbean cable operators. More...

Jan 24 2014

Three Things to See at Connected World 2014 in Chicago

With Connected World 2014 coming up in tandem with the Chicago Auto Show in a couple weeks, we’re getting excited for not just the conference, but what’s in store for M2M and the Internet of Things in 2014. More…

Apr 15 2013

The Faces Behind Your Billing Company

Cycle30 isn’t just another billing company. We’re human—and we want you to know that. We like putting a face to who we are, because with what we do every day, customer service is of utmost priority. More…

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