Monetizing IoT: Don’t be the dumb IoT pipe
“You guys have the sweetest opportunity in this space that I’ve ever seen, much better than even the telcos,” Beesley told the audience at the cable show. “You have the house. You’ve been deploying a lot of Wi-Fi already. Your network already covers North America, you’ve got 120 million households that you’re connect to. … That is prime real estate. So put that gateway in the house. Put the gateways in your nodes. … But you’re going to have to think about new monetization models.