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Market Insight: Implications of 2G and 3G Switch-Off on IoT Project Planning

Published: 31 August 2017

ID: G00331255

Analyst(s): Andy Castonguay, Matt Hatton

Summary

Mobile network operators around the world are decommissioning 2G and 3G networks, and reallocating spectrum for LTE network expansion. Technology strategic planners incorporating cellular connectivity in IoT devices must carefully study network migration plans for MNOs in their target markets.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

Background and Context

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia/Pacific
  • Latin America

The Impact

Conclusion

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