Cable & Telecom

Bell readies new LTE-M network to further IoT rollout

MONTREAL – Bell said Thursday that it will launch an LTE-M (Long Term Evolution, category M1) network to support the growing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices on low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) in Canada.LTE-M improves the operating efficiency of IoT devices by enabling very low power consumption and better coverage in underground and other hard to reach locations. Bell said that it will launch its LTE-M network in 2018 after successfully completing LTE-M trials and deployments with pilot customers earlier this year.The company added that LTE-M will support a broad range of large-scale IoT solutions, including smart city services,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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