What Is Gigabit LTE? Exploring a Steppingstone to 5G Speeds

The Gigabit LTE Era Is Changing Everything, from Smartphones to Enterprise Applications Gigabit LTE is an essential steppingstone on the path to 5G mobile data connectivity. It commercialized some critical new technologies that are also the building blocks for 5G New Radio (NR). Gigabit LTE is available now on most smartphones and mobile networks in […]

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Cut Through the 5GE Marketing Hype

Emerging 5G high-speed wireless technology has tremendous potential, but nomenclature confusion clouds adoption.    Cellular wide-area networking (C-WAN) has become a cornerstone in modern enterprises, and the best is yet to come. 5G, a new higher speed, more functional and more flexible network option, is moving from test labs to the production line. However, suppliers are not using […]

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What Will 5G Replace? Understanding Tomorrow’s Cellular Landscape

What Will 5G Replace? 5G’s lightning-fast speeds, ultralow latency and seriously expanded millimeter wave (mmWave) bandwidth promise to replace current technologies like Wi-Fi, broadband and cable in the coming years, especially when it comes to IoT networks. 5G will enable a revolution in connectivity and, as CNET reports, “could unlock the full capabilities of other […]

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OMA Lightweight M2M: Heavyweight IoT Capabilities for 5G Networks

The Internet of Things (IoT) — devices and sensors that communicate with networks and each other — is poised to explode in the coming decade. Little more than an interesting concept just a few short years ago, the vision is now a reality, and the rapidly increasing availability of connected devices has made IoT device […]

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The Backbone of 5G Networks: A Guide to Small Cell Technology

What Is Small Cell Technology? Major telecommunications providers in the United States are set to make heavy use of small cell technology to roll out 5G coverage throughout the country, but what exactly does this mean?  In short, small cells make use of low-power, short-range wireless transmission systems (or “base stations”) that cover small geographical areas […]

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Massive IoT and 5G: What’s Next for Large-Scale Cellular IoT

Massive IoT vs. Critical IoT The transition from simple machine-to-machine (M2M) connections to the complex Internet of Things (IoT) is well underway, as improving LTE IoT and developing 5G networks enable faster connections and higher bitrates. As the industry progresses, experts believe that most use cases will fall into one of two categories: critical IoT […]

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What You Would Have Seen from Telit at Embedded World 2020

With the global coronavirus situation, Telit withdrew participation of the Embedded World event to ensure the health of our team. While we may not be physically attending the event, we would like to share with you what we would have showcased.   There were four main areas we planned to share with attendees: The First Mile of IoT™ Telit […]

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What’s in 3GPP Release 15: First 5G Standard and Improvements to LTE

3GPP Release 15 Mission Critical (MC) Features to Connect, Protect and Boost as 5G Starts The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is an industry-wide partnership between seven major telecommunications organizations (ARIB, ATIS, CCSA, ETSI, TSDSI, TTA and TTC) that governs and provides oversight for new wireless network technologies and protocols.  3GPP protocols ensure cellular evolution […]

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3 Emerging Use Cases of IoT in Consumer Goods for 2020

As 2020 approaches, the phrase “Internet of Things” (IoT) has been powering an increasing number of consumer electronics, appliances and other goods — even if most buyers don’t realize it. Regardless of the language used to describe the phenomenon (e.g., “smart fridges” and Alexa, the cloud and “devices that talk to each other”), consumers now […]

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Private LTE vs. Wi-Fi: Comparing Options for Enterprise Connectivity

Private LTE vs. Wi-Fi: Comparing Options for Enterprise Connectivity Private LTE is quickly emerging as a solution to augment and, in some cases, replace Wi-Fi in enterprise networks. This new market is expected to grow significantly over the next decade and is catching the eye of enterprise-level organizations the industry over. What Is Private LTE? […]

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