Analyst Report IoT Connectivity

This year will be crucial for commercial deployments of IoT connectivity technologies Possibly the most common question about LPWA network technologies is which will win, writes Tom Rebbeck, the research director for enterprise and IoT at Analysys Mason.There remains no clear answer, based on what we saw in 2017. LoRa, LTE-M, NB-IoT and Sigfox all

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Guide to Mobile World Congress 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2807) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services.  Guide to Mobile World Congress: Sequans and NTT DOCOMO partner for LTE-M adoption, smart grids to save city

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Cellular M2M connections to reach 1.3 billion by 2022, says Juniper Research

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the total number of cellular M2M connections will reach 1.3 billion by 2022, representing a 220% increase from an estimated 400 million in 2017.

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Sierra Wireless AirPrime modules certified on T-Mobile’s NB-IoT network

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that Sierra Wireless AirPrime® WP77 embedded wireless modules are now certified to operate on T-Mobile’s NB-IoT network, which is live in Las Vegas and will be nationwide mid-year.

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Designing low-power applications for LTE-M and NB-IoT LPWA networks

On demand version If you’re thinking of deploying a battery or solar operated application or just require very low power for your IoT deployment, this webinar on LTE-M and NB-IoT is for you. Learn the main differences between the cellular LPWAN technologies and the power saving techniques required on both the network and device side

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Riot starts with a claim to industry’s lowest power NB-IoT and eMTC baseband chip

Internet of Things (IoT) newcomer, Riot Micro is claiming that a radical design approach applying BLE/Wi-Fi architecture has delivered a new cellular IoT solution with cost/power levels that are characteristic of short-range wireless systems. Here Peter Wong, CEO, tells  Jeremy Cowan how Riot has reinvented itself as an IoT chipset maker.

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LPWA: Challenger operators could benefit from using a different technology to the market leader

Mobile operators have a significant opportunity to offer LPWA solutions, but competition will be intense. The leaders have decided which technology to support – for example, AT&T has opted for LTE-M, Orange uses LoRa and LTE-M and Vodafone has gone for NB-IoT.

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GSMA highlights US$1.8trn IoT revenue opportunity for mobile network operators

The GSMA has announced that mobile network operators are set to benefit from an estimated US$1.8 trillion (€1.50 trillion) Internet of Things (IoT) revenue opportunity by 2026 boosted by the early deployment of commercial Low Power Wide Area Networks in licensed spectrum,

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First sequans-powered huawei LTE-M module now available

LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. announced that the first Huawei module based on Sequans’ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT platform is now available.

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Industrial IoT makes things Edgy

Some of the buzzwords gaining steam in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) world are “fog computing” or “edge computing.” My preference, says R. Scott Raynovich, founder and chief analyst of Futuriom, is for the term edge computing, because it accurately describes the IoT market,

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1oT launches new global self-service based connectivity platform at Mobile World Congress 2017

1oT announces the launch of its global self-service based platform called 1oT Terminal at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, held on 27th Feb – 2nd Mar 2017.

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Expectations for IoT in 2017: Key developments in LPWA tech, connected cars and smart cities

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE-M (long-term evolution to 4G, machine to machine) approach full commercial deployment.

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Developments in LPWA technologies, connected cars and smart cities among Analysys Mason’s IoT predictions for 2017

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the IoT market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as NB-IoT and LTE-M approach full commercial deployment.

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KPN trials LTE-M technology in Europe

KPN has successfully trialed the new Internet of Things (IoT) technology LTE-M (also known as LTE Cat-M1), claiming the first operator in Europe to do so.

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Getting ready for IoT monitoring

IoT devices, networks and services need extensive monitoring. Hundreds of thousands of devices are being added daily to the IoT ecosystem, connected to each other and the cloud through Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, cellular and fixed networks.

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AT&T and Sierra Wireless pilot LTE-M modules for IoT to help cut costs, improve device performance

Sierra Wireless and AT&T will pilot next generation LTE-M network technologies this autumn. The pilot programme aims to spur LTE network connections for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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