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KPN claims first in Europe with start to LTE-M testing

Thursday 1 December 2016 | 11:06 CET | News
Dutch operator KPN has claimed a first in Europe with the start of testing LTE-M, the new 3GPP standard for IoT connections over 4G networks. The tests were conducted with Ericsson and Qualcomm. KPN has already rolled out a LoRa network in the Netherlands, and said LTE-M will complement this as well as existing M2M services over its mobile network. Mass production of LTE-M modules is expected to start in the course of 2017, and KPN expects to offer the services by the end of next year.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN / Qualcomm
Countries: Netherlands
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