LPWAN suddenly needed for IoT

The need for a narrowband wide area network devoted to IoT was obvious but it is only recently it has become obvious for many.

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Connectivity on the edge

There is a technological tsunami heading straight to the centre of the mobile telecoms world. IoT promises a deluge of connected “things”, from smart water meters and remote perimeter access control systems to traffic congestion monitors and the intelligent home.

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Berg Insight predicts 1 billion cellular M2M subscribers by 2022

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the global number of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) subscribers increased by 23% during 2015 to reach 265.2 million at the end of the year.

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Next year critical for defining the future of LPWA networks and IoT connectivity

Machina Research has published a strategy report discussing the market for Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. These networks will play a decisive role in the enablement of IoT applications, but as a technology market they are characterized by complex and possibly persistent fragmentation.

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IoT will be disrupted by 2G and 3G switch off. Does regulation offer a significant barrier?

During Machina Research’s regular discussions with enterprise end customers implementing Internet of Things (IoT), a frequent problem, and a critical one for many companies, is the uncertainty over how to deploy cellular connectivity for the next 10 years. Specifically the challenge is that for deployments that expect to be around during the early 2020s it

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3GPP’s new NB-IOT standard adds much needed choice to M2M landscape

Last week saw one of 2015’s most far-reaching developments in M2M connectivity, as the 3rd Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP) plenary meeting in Phoenix, Arizona reached a decision on the standardisation of a new NarrowBand IoT (NB-IOT) technology.

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Telit and Altair jointly unveil new LTE module optimised for MTC

Telit has introduced the first in a new series of modules based on Altair chipsets, designed to support LTE Category 1 enhancements for Machine-Type Communications (MTC).

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SIMalliance publishes UICC guidance to keep LTE mobile network operators competitive

London, UK — SIMalliance has published an updated technical document for mobile network operators (MNOs). It specifies the integrated features required to provide optimal UICC support for LTE network and IMS services deployment. 

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SIMalliance publishes UICC device implementation guidelines for device makers and mobile networks

London, UK. February 4, 2013 – SIMalliance, the global non-profit trade association dedicated to supporting the creation, deployment and management of secure mobile services, has today published a collection of guidelines and recommendations for manufacturers designing handsets, tablets, modems and other devices that utilise a UICC (Universal Integrated Circuit Card).

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Offering a premium M2M service requires close cooperation between MNOs and their customers

Creating a premium service for M2M or Telematics solutions is a team effort between M2M solution providers and their customers. Based on a set of guidelines

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