The future of cellular for IoT

Aircent

Communications service providers (CSPs) are among the top players vying for a share of the addressable Internet of Things (IoT) market. Top CSPs, such as AT&T and Vodafone, have developed new technology, business frameworks and competencies.

Many other CSPs have seen significant growth in machine-to-machine (M2M) connections over the past few years.

More than 30 billion connected devices will be in use by 2025, of which cellular IoT—and Low-Power Wide-Area (LPWA) modules are forecast to account for about seven billion units, according to Machina Research.

This paper explores the use of cellular technologies for connecting billions of devices in the premise of IoT.

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Commentary

Barriers to adoption for 5G-capable smartphones

Parv Sharma/Counterpoint Research

Key challenges are likely to hinder the availability of the devices

Parv Sharma/Counterpoint Research

Key challenges are likely to hinder the availability of the devices

Phil Marshall/Tolaga Research

Network slicing is still nascent and requires significant technology advancements to ensure that it operates reliably with mass market scale