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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C-Band Spectrum: The Next Step Toward Bringing 5G to Life

For a while now, industry analysts, players and authorities — including GSMA and Ericsson — have been heralding the dramatic growth of mobile broadband (MBB) data traffic that will likely happen over the next 10–15 years. Meanwhile, long-term evolution (LTE) is positioned to become the dominant mobile access technology far beyond 2020, when more commercial […]

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How 5G Enables Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Smarter Utilities

The integrated system of smart meters, communications networks, and data management systems known as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is a dream for forward-facing utility companies. AMI architecture can reduce power outages and electrical spikes, help consumers lower their monthly energy bills, and give access to gas, electric and water readouts through remote mobile devices.   Across Europe and the U.S., smart grids and […]

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How Faster Cellular Broadband Is Enabling SD-WAN Corporate Networking

As we become more dependent on data and cloud-based file sharing, having an immediate connection with business resources is crucial for customers and employees alike. Recently, broadband technology has made significant breakthroughs in reaching 5G broadband speeds. 5G speeds are lightning fast and will help software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) transform corporate networking operations at branches, offices […]

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