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Rogers to launch national LTE-M network to drive IoT


Ontario launch set for this year, national rollout by 2020TORONTO – Rogers is launching a national LTE-M (Long Term Evolution for Machines) to help businesses connect and track their assets in real time.A new network technology designed to support IoT devices, LTE-M provides wireless network connectivity to devices like sensors and monitors that don’t require a lot of bandwidth, allowing them to carry information over long distances, with longer battery life and better network coverage in hard to reach areas.  The technology can also power consumer IoT applications such as wearables, monitoring and tracking solutions.The national rollout of LTE-M will...