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Simple Explanations: Connecting the Internet of Things

Types of Network Connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) – A Simple Explanation

Connecting things to the internet is, unsurprisingly, an essential piece of the Internet of Things. But when it comes to evaluating what type of network connectivity is best for a given IoT solution, it...
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How Do Cellular Networks Work for IoT?

Cellular networks provide the backbone for much of what we know and love, allowing us to access the internet, get rides, connect with friends, shop, watch videos, and much more. In addition to the...
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IoT as a Service: A New Business Model?

How will 5G change the way you do business? According to recent research from Osborne Clarke and written by the Economist Intelligence Unit, 87 percent of executives surveyed believe that connectivity will be more important to...

Our Exclusive Interview with Chris Penrose, President of IoT Solutions at AT&T

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world as we know it. Over the years, the industry has talked about what the future might look like and how our lives might be different...
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The 3 Most Impactful Recent Advances in IoT

1. The FCC Greenlighting CBRS for Private LTE  The FCC recently greenlit the opening of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) 3.5 GHz band for commercial use. Previously, the 3.5 GHz...
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5G Is Poised to Revolutionize Industries Beyond Telecommunications

The impact of 5G will be far-reaching: eMBB will transform media, MIoT will connect smart cities, and uRLLC will make autonomous vehicles viable.
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IoT Connectivity Technologies: Cellular or LPWAN?

Cellular and LPWAN IoT networks are tailored to different needs. But it isn't always an either or issue. Some use cases benefit from hybrid connectivity.
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IoT Is Eating the World: APIs and REST

RESTful APIs provide IoT hardware and software developers a good, standard architecture for reliably connecting an IoT system's heterogeneous components.
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Preparing for a 5G Future: How Telcos Will Monetize New Technology

5G is poised to transform everything from entertainment to telemedicine. The new technology also presents carriers with unique monetization opportunities.
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Bluetooth IoT Applications: From BLE to Mesh

Bluetooth has evolved from connecting PC peripherals into a powerful IoT connectivity solution. However, it isn't use case agnostic.

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