Monday, 14 June 2021

IoT Embraces Fast Development Across APAC Region, Signified by 5G NB-IoT’s Commercial Success

A knowledge network article by Total Telecom
Tuesday 10 November 20

IoT revenues in the region are expected to triple over the next five years, as per GSMA Intelligence

The year 2020 may have spelled disaster for most industries, but the pandemic-marred year is turning into the biggest opportunity for the Internet of Things (IoT).    The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing businesses to question many processes they've taken for granted so far. How can processes be automated and monitored remotely to support social distancing measures? How will companies track inventories without requiring staff to mingle? And how will people working remotely manage household appliances with a minimum of distraction, and so on.   To solve many such issues, organizations will require connectivity between devices, and that brings Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) to the fore. NB-IoT modules are already proliferating rapidly in contexts as diverse as smart locks, intelligent road management, asset tracking, animal monitoring, and smart home appliances.    With more than 140 million connections in Oct 2020, NB-IoT's ecosystem is mature, and the cost is significantly reduced due to the large…

The year 2020 may have spelled disaster for most industries, but the pandemic-marred year is turning into the biggest opportunity for the Internet of Things (IoT).    The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing businesses to question many processes they've taken for granted so far. How can processes be automated and monitored remotely to support social distancing measures? How will companies track inventories without requiring staff to mingle? And how will people working remotely manage household appliances with a minimum of distraction, and so on.   To solve many such issues, organizations will require connectivity between devices, and that brings Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) to the fore. NB-IoT modules are already proliferating rapidly in contexts as diverse as smart locks, intelligent road management, asset tracking, animal monitoring, and smart home appliances.    With more than 140 million connections in Oct 2020, NB-IoT's ecosystem is mature, and the cost is significantly reduced due to the large…

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