The GSMA reports that mobile IoT or Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks are now globally available in licensed spectrum in 49 markets around the world. This follows 93 launches by 50 different mobile operators across both LTE-M and NB-IoT.
Cloud communications platform Twilio, announced Twilio Super SIM, built on the Twilio Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and expands Twilio’s tier-one carrier relationships on the Twilio Super Network to include wireless connectivity.
Go Ignite, an alliance of Tier One telcos including Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefonica, announced the winners of the second global search for start-ups offering the most innovative solutions for three technologies.
Bridge Alliance is the world’s first mobile alliance to offer consumer eSIM remote subscription management, optimised for the latest generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices across its members’ footprint in the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa.
The current state of 2G/GSM Networks
As many of you are probably aware, cellular network operators around the world are planning to shut down their 2G networks to re-farm spectrum for more efficient 4G/LTE services.
The GSMA has announced that it has established the ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’, a new project backed by 26 of the world’s leading mobile operators, OEMs, chipset, module and infrastructure companies, designed to address the use of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum.
Amsterdam, The Hague, Madrid, Melbourne, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto. July 10, 2012 — Seven tier one mobile and fixed line operators – KPN, NTT DOCOMO, Rogers, SingTel, Telefónica, Telstra and Vimpelcom – have formed an alliance to collaborate on their M2M businesses.
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