Migrating Your IoT Devices to LTE

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Cellular technology has evolved significantly over the last few years in order to support increasingly complex applications and use cases. These shifting tech trends have given rise to more robust and powerful network solutions. This evolution has been driven primarily by an increase in consumer’s expectations for high-speed, high-bandwidth usage like streaming, mapping, and other real-time applications. The adoption of the smartphone has exploded as a result. In fact, more than 230 million consumers in the United States alone own smartphones.

Carriers have invested in more efficient LTE technologies that can facilitate these high-bandwidth needs. But, wireless technologies rely on spectrum, and that is a finite resource which means carriers must reform 2G/3G spectrum in order to make way for LTE and beyond.

So what does this mean for IoT solutions that rely on 2G and 3G spectrum? It means that these solutions and devices can actually become obsolete. A significant number of enterprises today depend on these devices for business-critical applications. As these technologies disappear, providers must be prepared to migrate these solutions to the right LTE option. The time to plan for 2G/3G sunsets and migrate to LTE is now. But how do you know which is the right one for you? Deploying these new solutions is a time and labor-intensive process.

At KORE we have a specialised team to help you get ahead of 2G/3G sunsets and your LTE migration. Our solutions architects can help you select the right device and the right network to help your migration be successful. New IoT technologies like LTE-M and Narrowband have made deploying these technologies easier, faster, and cheaper. We are here to make this process simple and painless.

In this video you’ll learn:

  • How solutions and devices can become obsolete.
  • Why providers must migrate.
  • How to know which LTE option is right for you.

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