What is the Internet of Things (loT)?

The Internet of Things is transforming assets into intelligent devices. Sensors and other electronic devices are attached to a remote machine. Depending on the machine’s particular function, they capture relevant sensor data, such as temperature, speed and location. This data can be transmitted over many types of wireless or fixed networks to an IoT platform, where it is translated into meaningful information which can be augmented with external data sources, providing customers with real business intelligence and decision making ability.


Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) is a new technology standard, designed to broaden the future of IoT connectivity. The technology was developed to enable efficient communication and long battery life for mass distributed devices across wide geographical footprints and deep within urban infrastructure.

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The industries we specialise in

Our IoT solutions have already been deployed across a broad range of industries. Together with our partners, we offer proven industry-specific solutions that improve decision-making capacity through augmented intelligence, providing companies with enhanced process optimisation and efficiency by gathering and analysing data collected from your business.


IoT is becoming an integral part of patient care, helping to cut costs as well as save lives. Remote monitoring devices can be used to allow physicians to remotely monitor information about patients with chronic illness. Therefore, we've developed a range of healthcare solutions that are enabled through Vodacom Business fixed and mobile infrastructure.

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Asset Tracking

With Vodacom’s Asset Tracking solutions we can help put you back in control. We use a range of positioning technologies to enable you to locate and track your assets in real time. It helps you operate more efficiently, reduce theft and recover lost or stolen assets.

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Energy Data Management

Keep tabs on your energy use, wherever you operate. Vodacom Energy Data Management gives you the knowledge you need to become more energy efficient and reduce your carbon emissions.

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  IoT Managed Connectivity

The Global Data Service Platform service lets you manage your connected M2M deployments through our centrally hosted, secure self-service platform. Our GDSP service also enables you to simplify your business processes with multiple SIMs which can be easily integrated with your applications, enabling you to reduce costs & simplify logistics as well as automate business processes.

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  Vodacom Push-to-Talk

Vodacom Push-to-Talk allows instant voice communication to all mobile users on the network. This function allows staff to focus on the job at hand while being supported by highly stable, reliable and endless communication. This simple, yet effective application can be incorporated into almost any modern-day mobile smartphone.

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  IoT business insights

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