Docomo, Panasonic to test LPWA-enabled IoT home appliances

Thursday 1 March 2018 | 06:55 CET | News
NTT Docomo and Panasonic have agreed to collaborate on a pilot experiment aimed at creating a business model and developing and verifying technologies towards realizing IoT-based home appliances utilizing Low Power Wide Area (LPWA). Tests are scheduled to start in autumn, with a total of about 1,000 units of LPWA-enabled home appliances deployed in Tokyo, Osaka and Shiga Prefecture, located northeast of Osaka. The trial envisions a large number of home appliances connected to LPWA networks on a nationwide scale.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: NTT DoCoMo / Panasonic
Countries: Japan
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Altair ships IoT chipset to support NTT Docomo's eDRX implementation

Published 16 May 2018 11:08 CET | Japan
Altair Semiconductor announced that chipset interoperability testing on its ALT1160 Cat-1 chipset has been completed by NTT ...

Australian IoT@Home market jumps 55% in 2017

Published 15 May 2018 07:09 CET | Australia
The Australian Internet of Things at home (IoT@Home) market grew 55 percent in 2017, to AUD 583 million, according to a report ...

Altair, Ecrio partner to deliver VoLTE over CAT-M1

Published 30 Mar 2018 09:58 CET | World
Ecrio and Altair Semiconductor entered into a partnership under which Ecrio's VoLTE software for IoT iota will be embedded into ...

Docomo, Panasonic houden IoT-pilot met LPWA

Published 01 Mar 2018 11:44 CET | Japan
NTT Docomo en Panasonic zijn overeengekomen om samen te gaan werken voor de ontwikkeling van businessmodellen voor smart ...

Ruckus introduces IoT suite

Published 01 Mar 2018 09:08 CET | World
Ruckus Networks unveiled the Ruckus IoT Suite, a platform which enables organisations to merge several IoT networks into one IoT ...