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5G IoT CONNECTIVITY

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5G IoT is more than just a new generation of wireless technology

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5G IoT connectivity

Connecting billions of things

Today, about 6.5 billion ‘things’ are connected to the internet. Yet, we are still only connecting less than 1% of what could be connected. 5G IoT is rapidly changing this.

GSMA Deployment Guide

Addressing a global market

Get insights from GSMA about how the mobile industry is now establishing 5G IoT (NB-IoT, LTE-M) as the global coverage solution. 

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The time to connect your devices is now

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Mobile Network Operators (MNO) have been rolling out 5G IoT networks on their existing mobile networks all over the world

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Countries have had nationwide 5G IoT network rollouts in the last two years, check if your country is covered here.

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Devices such as smart meters (electricity, gas water) smart lighting, smart trackers, and so on have been rolling out globally

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Reaching 20% beyond mobile network coverage. 5G IoT coverage extends deep underground and high in skyscapers.

5G IoT Operators

An ever expanding ecosystem

Explore the community of leading Mobile Network Operators (MNO) offering 5G IoT connectivity services around the world. With a combined footprint covering over 85 countries, over 140 MNO's  are addressing the connectivity needs enterprises.

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A network to make running your business easier

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Fully standardized

5G IoT is part of mobile networks with fully managed, standardized systems guaranteeing the integrity of all data running through it.

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Advanced security

5G IoT has passed security protocols by 3GPP/GMSA the organisations responsible for managing mobile networks globally.

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Power efficiency

Devices can run on batteries for up to 5 years as they can remain in a deep sleep mode and woken up only when required

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No onsite equipment

5G IoT devices can be standalone and do not require any supporting equipment or infrastructure. Everything is in the cloud.

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Stronger coverage

Signals extend 20% beyond normal mobile phone coverage, and it also extends underground and deep within buildings

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Designed for low data

Whilst Wi-Fi has been designed mostly for steaming video and sharing large files, 5G IoT is designed for low data transfers.

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Massive scalability

Billions of IoT devices from smart lights, to smart meters and smart locks can connect to the internet on global NB-IoT networks

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Dedicated spectrum 

Dedicated spectrum bands have been set for 5G IoT networks to avoid interferences and for low latency, which means better reliability

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Designed for devices

Utilises mobile network security/ features  built-in from the ground up, not just bolted on, so we can operate a high-security IoT service, ensuring full confidentiality and privacy.

Documentation, training and resources

Getting Started

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Resources

Learn more about 5G IoT and smart access

News and blogs

The complete guide to NB-IoT technology

Mobile operators backing 5G IoT Smart Access

News story

Digital Keys at Vodafone HQ

Smart access control vs traditional access control

Blog story

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Education blog

5G IoT technology guide

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