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Vodafone tests NB-IoT with Huawei, u-blox

Friday 11 December 2015 | 16:02 CET | News
Vodafone Group, Huawei and u-blox have completed what they say is the first successful commercial trial of pre-standard NB-IoT (Narrowband Internet of Things). Vodafone and Huawei integrated the technology onto the operator's existing mobile network in Spain and then sent the first pre-standard NB-IoT message to a u-blox module in a water meter. NB-IoT is a LPWA (low power, wide area) technology that offers low cost and long battery life for objects requiring a long-range mobile connection and low power consumption. The pre-NB IoT commercial technology trial used Huawei's chipset and software

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei China / U-blox / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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