Saturday, 23 January 2021

Dish scraps NB-IoT network in favour of 5G

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Monday 11 May 20

The decision to halt its IoT activities has cost the company $253 million in impairment charges

Alongside its latest financial update, Dish has announced that it is no longer continuing with its narrowband (NB) IoT network deployment, instead choosing for focus on wireless, especially its 5G network. Dish had planned on investing $500 million into its IoT network to help meet construction deadlines linked to spectrum lincences…

Alongside its latest financial update, Dish has announced that it is no longer continuing with its narrowband (NB) IoT network deployment, instead choosing for focus on wireless, especially its 5G network. Dish had planned on investing $500 million into its IoT network to help meet construction deadlines linked to spectrum lincences…

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