Vodafone, AT&T, others look to new LTE-based technology to drive Internet of Things

| May 16, 2016

Vodafone, AT&T, others look to new LTE-based technology to drive Internet of Things
Vodafone's promise to roll out NB-IoT technology across multiple markets in 2017 gives a boost to the low power wide area (LPWA) technology that cellular operators around the world plan to use to compete against proprietary solutions touted by the likes of Ingenu, Sigfox and LoRa. "NB-IoT operates in licensed spectrum and that is important to us at Vodafone because we need to deliver a high quality experience to our customers," wrote Erik Brenneis, group director, Internet of Things (IoT) at Vodafone, in a blog post. "The alternative, using unlicensed spectrum, risks disruption to the signal from other technologies trying to use the same frequencies."

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