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Verizon is Spreading its Smart City Wings

Everyone wants a piece of the IoT pie and wireless communications giant Verizon is no different. The New York based firm has made several significant acquisitions in the internet of things (IoT) space in the last few months alone, and seems to be enacting a strategy that will make it a major player in the emerging sector. Verizon’s diverse portfolio of activities was built on a foundation of wireless communication. Today its US wireless network is made up of 113.2 million retail connections but the company also provides communications, entertainment and integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. Late last year Verizon launched its ThingSpace platform, a web-based, self-service interface that lets developers create IoT applications and partners market their services: "This platform has been designed to give developers an easy on-ramp into IoT. It provides [developers] with a single pane of glass to design, test, deploy, manage and market the solutions they are bringing to […]

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