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Vodacom opens IoT lab at Vodaworld

Wednesday 28 June 2017 | 09:35 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa has opened a Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) laboratory at its Vodaworld campus to incubate and commercialise machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) systems using narrowband networking. The opening of the lab follows Vodacom's announcement last month that it had successfully completed the launch of Africa's first live NB-IoT site, in partnership with Huawei. The live site is on the roof of Vodacom's data centre in Johannesburg and is the first step towards the development of a smart campus which will monitor and meter utilities on the network.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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