Tuesday, 25 July 2017

3G's days are numbered once IoT takes off

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 13 April 16

2G networks expected to outlast 3G in Europe thanks to demand for voice roaming, low-bandwidth services.

3G could be consigned to history in Europe over the next decade, as operators come to rely increasingly on evolved 4G, and even 2G networks, for voice, data, and Internet of Things (IoT) services. "There is still a place for 3G…[but] its role will diminish over time," said Guy Summers…

3G could be consigned to history in Europe over the next decade, as operators come to rely increasingly on evolved 4G, and even 2G networks, for voice, data, and Internet of Things (IoT) services. "There is still a place for 3G…[but] its role will diminish over time," said Guy Summers…

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