Stream Technologies Feature in Latest TM Forum Research Report

The Roadmap of Options: Monetizing and Managing IoE Services

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Stream Technologies Feature in Latest TM Forum Research Report:

Since start up in 2000, Stream has remained at the forefront of innovative technology focused on cellular, satellite and LPWAN (Low-Power Wide-Area Network) network connectivity. The team’s depth of technical expertise, coupled with extensive experience in their field, makes Stream the world’s most technically advanced enabler of M2M (machine to machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity.

With geographically distributed points-of-presence, Stream serves in excess of 500 global enterprises, including mobile network operators, governments and blue chip companies on the Fortune 500 List.

Stream’s core offering comprises of three elements:

  • PaaS (Platform as a Service) for the IoT.
  • Global wireless IoT connectivity.
  • LoRaWAN™ network server.

Stream's award-winning connectivity management platform, IoT-X, is rapidly being adopted by established network operators and new entrants into the M2M and IoT sector. IoT-X has been recognised by global bodies, including Frost and Sullivan, who presented Stream with a 2016 Best Practices Award.

PaaS for the IoT:

IoT-X is Stream’s award-winning connectivity management platform. IoT-X is a unified solution that is agnostic to device, wireless technology or data type. This enables customers to manage, monitor and monetise the connectivity of any device connected to their network from a centralised location, regardless of communication protocol.

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IoT-X customers benefit from a rich set of product features, including:

  • Dynamic connectivity management and device activation capabilities.
  • Deep connection and data statistics.
  • Reliable device monitoring and alerting facilities.
  • Seamless invoicing and bill management systems.
  • Powerful API integration capabilities.
  • eSIM support to switch network provider over the air.

The IoT-X PaaS empowers businesses to adopt the awardwinning IoT-X platform to manage connectivity for their own customer base. The IoT-X PaaS enables companies to customise the IoT-X platform, in line with their own branding, and deliver the full range of IoT-X services directly to customers. Utilising the IoT-X PaaS allows businesses to harness the platform as a console for managing their entire IoT device estate and customer base.

Global Wireless Connectivity:

Operating as an IoT focused MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) since 2000, Stream has a wealth of expertise in the industry. Organisations subscribing to Stream’s connectivity services gain access to a robust IoT network and receive high quality, global, cellular, wireless connectivity for their IoT devices, as well as unrivalled levels of technical support. The aggregated buying power of Stream allows us to purchase connectivity in bulk and pass the cost savings on to customers.

Customers utilising IoT-X’s wireless connectivity services benefit from a unique set of features, including:

  • The widest selection of connectivity to all network types, including local and roaming solutions.
  • One global private LAN, regardless of network or technology.
  • Account management and customer segregation.
  • Network optimisation technology enabling up to 40% faster speed.
  • Multiple options, including eSIM.
  • High availability with a proven track record of 99.99% uptime.

To maximise network resilience, Stream’s network is connected using diverse carriers with N+1 redundancy on all links, equipment and sites. The network is regularly load tested to ensure that there is more than sufficient capacity to host the entire Stream APN from one site. Stream’s network resilience is such that they can lose up to 70% of their network and still be able to provide connectivity to customers’ devices.

Stream Connectivity Network

Quality coverage and rapid connection speeds are assured by Stream’s array of private backhaul links, which provide fast and secure connectivity between the Stream network our partner networks.

LoRaWAN™ Network Server:

Stream were one of the first companies to recognise that, with its low-power, long-range capabilities, LoRa® is an exceptional technology that can be used to deliver unique solutions.

Stream’s LoRaWAN™ network server is a scalable network management solution that removes the complexity of rolling out a LoRa® network. Stream’s LoRa® customers benefit from an unrivalled set of features, including:

IoTx LoRa Network
  • Device, gateway and network management.
  • Data routing and 3rd party integration.
  • Account management and customer segregation.
  • Global network server deployments.
  • Cellular and satellite gateway backhaul connectivity.
  • Invoicing and reporting billing services.

Stream’s LoRaWAN™ network server supports all LoRa® compliant gateways and devices, allowing customers to freely choose their hardware and solution sets for deployment. IoT-X also allows data from single or aggregated sensors, to be routed simultaneously to multiple applications.

Adopters of Stream's LoRaWAN™ services have a direct route to generating revenue through the powerful billing capabilities of IoT-X.

With over 15 years in the IoT industry, Stream's customers will find industry-leading solutions sets through the company’s ecosystem of industry partners.


The company’s objective is to provide resilient, secure and easily managed wireless connectivity across all technologies for connected devices.

By providing high quality wireless services, together with commensurate technical and other support, Stream aim to make it as easy as possible for customers to focus their resources on driving their core business forward.

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