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12.2017

LTE-Advanced Pro and Massive MTC – Part 2: eMTC

eMTC (aka LTE Cat-M, while in fact, CAT-M is just a definition of UE type/category supporting eMTC) is a low power wide area (LPWA) wireless technology developed by the 3GPP to address the growing need for a solution to address the requirements for IoT applications and Machine-Type Communication (MTC) in terms of cost and power consumption reduction without any significant change to the current LTE deployment.

09.2017

Which technologies are used for IoT? An overview of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)

In this blogpost, we will discuss the most popular LPWAN technologies which are present in the current market that enable “Connectivity” for these IoT devices.

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03.2017

LTE-Advanced Pro and Massive MTC: NB-IoT

LTE-Advanced Pro¹ has addressed the needs of the massive MTC use cases under the Narrowband Internet-of-Things (NB-IoT)[1] feature². To address the IoT requirements in this segment, namely, support for: low throughput and sporadic transmission, limited mobility, large number of devices, low device cost, enhanced coverage – the PHY layer, protocol stack and signaling procedures have been […]

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08.2015

Radio networks technology trends – a look back to 2011

To start our journey towards the deep waters of current and future mobile communications, I would like to move us back a couple of years, where we just entered the world of 4G with the introduction of LTE-Advanced. So if we imagine to be in 2011, the telecom trends back then looked like this… We are in 2011. […]

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