Tag Archives: narrowband

Narrowband Goes Broad

By | January 21, 2017

Seems LoRa is really taking off. Citing data from research firm Analysys Mason, Chris Donkin writes that 85 new networks were announced as live, in a trial phase or in development in 2016 compared with 29 in 2015. While early LPWA deployments were concentrated in the US and Western Europe, Analysys Mason found interest in the technology spread during 2016, with… Read More »

Singapore’s M1 aims narrowband deployment at the sea

By | August 22, 2016

Singapore telco M1 is getting Nokia to install an NB-IoT network atop its 4G one, interestingly with an eye not just to land but to sea.  NB-IoT stands for Narrowband Internet of Things, and is the GSM world’s answer to narrowband technologies such as LoRa and Sigifox that threaten to take away a chunk of their business when… Read More »

LoRa offers a cheaper link to the Internet of Things | Reuters

By | August 3, 2016

My piece on the rise of narrowband networks: LoRa offers a cheaper link to the Internet of Things | Reuters: Remote control : LoRa offers a cheaper link to the Internet of Things By Jeremy Wagstaff LAUNCESTON, Australia, Reuters – The future of communications may be 5G, where mobile networks push bandwidth-heavy video to phones and pull data… Read More »