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Implementation Timelines Will Drive Your IoT Low-Power Wireless WAN Technology Decision

How To Pick The Right Low-Power Wide-Area Network Wireless Technology

February 2, 2018

Why Read This Report

As utilities, vehicle manufacturers, construction firms, and other businesses embark on internet-of-things (IoT) initiatives as part of digital transformation, they're running into the limitations of current cellular and satellite technology. A barrage of low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) technologies is hitting infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals, highlighting new IoT device connectivity options. Betting on the wrong LPWAN technology can derail your IoT initiative. This report guides I&O pros through the technical jargon and competing approaches to provide a practical guide on which LPWAN technologies will mature first and which to consider.

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Table of Contents

  • Low-Power IoT Devices Redefine The Network Edge
  • A Plentiful Set Of LPWAN Technologies Falls Into Two Groups
  • LoRa And Sigfox Are Near-Term IoT LPWAN Connectivity Options
  • Telecoms Tweak LTE To Bridge Connectivity Needs Until 5G Arrives
  • Six Factors Will Shape Your LPWAN Choice
  • Recommendations

  • Take A Business-Centric Systems Approach To LPWAN Decisions
  • Supplemental Material
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