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Global CAT-M1 and NB1 Adoption:
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Aug 31, 2017

I am Apple, Hear Me Roar “LTE for IoT”

When I was growing up, there was a popular commercial on TV. It was an ad for financial services, and the tagline went, “When EF Hutton talks … people listen.” I guess today, and especially...
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Aug 14, 2017

Why Should Cellular IoT Be Different?

For generations, technology adoption has developed in a consistent manner: A product is introduced. Early adopters pay a premium to be first to use it. More of the market sees the value and pays a...
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Jul 31, 2017

An NB-IoT First for North America – But What will it Change?

Last week, and with considerable fanfare, T-Mobile announced completing the trial of North America’s first NB-IoT network. This in contrast to AT&T and Verizon’s strategy for an initial CAT-M1 rollout, to be followed by NB1...
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Jun 29, 2017

The Next Generation of Cellular IoT Networks – Where to Begin?

In the ongoing push to establish the next generation of cellular IoT networks, the remaining key question is: Which technology should be rolled out first – CAT-M1, offering a quicker time-to-market, or CAT-NB1, providing a...
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May 22, 2017

Japan Using Cellular IoT to Lead Way for Mass Smart Metering Deployment

As the Internet of Things continues to advance, the smart metering market is expected to explode. Influenced by rising energy prices, increases of energy theft, demand for more accurate billing and a heightened awareness of...
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May 01, 2017

The Fall and Rise of Cellular IoT

Traditionally, the greatest rises tend to precipitate the hardest falls. However, we occasionally encounter a situation where a fall is essential to advancing the greatest of rises. The case of cellular IoT provides us with...
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Mar 27, 2017

MWC 2017 Takeaway: LTE, 5G and the IoT

There were two phrases that dominated this year’s Mobile World Congress, “IoT” and “5G.” If MWC revealed anything at all, it’s that the IoT will be much bigger than initially anticipated, with far more interconnected...
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Mar 01, 2017

CES 2017 Takeaway: 2017 Will Be the Year of Cellular IoT

If this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is anything to go by, 2017 will be the year of cellular IoT. If there was one thing to take out from CES this year, it’s that, as the...
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Jan 17, 2017

Addressing the Challenges of Industrial IoT with Cellular IoT

With over 12 billion devices currently connected to the internet, and an estimated 50 billion to be connected by 2020, the Internet of Things continues to affect ever-increasing aspects of our personal and professional lives....
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