LPWANs and 5G Technologies for IoT Wireless Communications

by Steve Hoffenberg, with Chris Rommel, January 2017

What questions are addressed?

  • How large is the market for public LPWAN services? 
  • What are the various LPWAN technologies, which are deployed now, and who are the leading service providers?
  • For which vertical markets are LPWANs best suited?
  • How do technologies and markets differ for unlicensed spectrum vs. licensed spectrum LPWANs?
  • How will 5G mobile telecommunications impact the market for LPWANs?
  • Why are some licensed spectrum mobile telecom service operators setting up their own unlicensed spectrum LPWAN services?

Vendors Listed in this Report

Altair (Sony), AT&T, Bouygues Telecom, Comcast, Ericsson, Huawei, IBM, Ingenu, Intel, KPN, Link Labs, LoRa Alliance, M2M Spectrum Networks, MathWorks, Microchip, National Instruments, Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent), Nwave Technologies, Orange, Qualcomm, Qowisio, Semtech, Senet, Sequans, SigFox, Silver Spring Networks, SK Telecom, STMicroelectronics, Telensa, Telit, Telstra, u-blox, Verizon, Vodafone, Weightless

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