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3GPP finalises NB-IoT standards

Friday 24 June 2016 | 12:27 CET | News
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The 3GPP announced that it has completed the standardisation of NB-IOT, the new narrowband radio technology developed for the Internet of Things (IoT) over mobile networks using licensed spectrum. The standards are implemented into Release 13 (LTE Advanced Pro). While corrections are still possible in the coming months, the feature is now frozen in the specification, and only essential backward-compatible changes will be allowed from now on, the standards group said. Mobile operators can now choose from Narrow-Band IoT (NB-IoT), as well as the pre-existing evolved technologies EC-GSM-IoT and

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