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Market Trends: CSPs Must Focus on NB-IoT and LTE-M for Their LPWA Strategies

Published: 13 April 2018

ID: G00346241

Analyst(s): Aapo Markkanen , Kosei Takiishi , King-Yew Foong

Summary

The low-power wide-area market has now progressed beyond early enthusiasm to actual market deployments, and preparations for future technology evolution. This research will help communications service provider technology strategic planners devise the best approach for their LPWA solutions.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • Five LPWA Access Technologies for CSPs
  • LPWA Market Development and Progress
    • 3GPP-Based LPWAs
    • LoRa
    • RPMA
    • Sigfox
  • LPWA Commercial Deployment by CSPs
  • LPWA Market Forecast
  • How LPWA Will Evolve: Future Upgrades and New Technologies
    • 3GPP-Based LPWAs
    • LoRa
    • RPMA and Sigfox
    • Combination of LPWA Technologies Is Required
    • Emergence of New LPWA Technologies
  • Recommendations for CSPs

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