The mobile industry has a central role in shaping the commercial drone / UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) market.

Mobile networks can be used to securely identify a drone and its location in order to help ensure the safety of commercial drones and to help mitigate privacy, safety and security risks. This makes mobile networks the preferred solution, offering drones superior wide area, high speed and secure connectivity.

Find out more about the benefits of cellular connectivity through new resources which will be regularly added to this site.

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GSMA Regulatory Position on Drones This consultation response explains the benefits of cellular connectivity in more detail before identifying potential barriers to cellular connectivity that regulators should be ...

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Ecosystem Meets at Turning Point for Connected Vehicles Dr Shane Rooney, IoT Executive Director, GSMA As we look ahead to 2026, connected vehicles constitute one of the greatest areas of promise for the industry.  Analyst house Machi...

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Mobile IoT to Help Utilities Meet Phenomenal Demand for Smart Capabilities Of all the industries set to deploy IoT technology in the years ahead, those in the utilities sector have among the most to gain.  That was a key take-away from discussions at t...

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GSMA Mobile IoT Initiative Helping Operators Target European Connected Energy Ma The GSMA today announced that mobile operators deploying new Mobile IoT networks will be able to benefit from the European connected energy market estimated to be worth USD$26 bi...

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Intelligent Parking to Help Pay for Smart City Development Neill Young, Vertical Innovation Lead, GSMA Smart cities are one of the key beneficiaries of IoT technology, and a key component in making them economical will be intelligent par...

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Mobile and Auto Industries in Harmony over IoT Technology Dr Shane Rooney, IoT Executive Director, GSMA Connected vehicles are poised to become perhaps the single most noticeable feature of IoT in daily life. Bringing cars online will m...

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Interview: Setting the Pace for the Industry Craig Miller explains how Sequans plans to lead the development of Mobile Internet of Things chipsets   Craig Miller, VP of Marketing, Sequans In the fourth quarter of 2016,...

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Masterclass: Smarter Cities Powered by Mobile November 29, 2017 This webinar offers an expert view into how cities can become more efficient by partnering with mobile network operators. Some of the key questions which will be explored include...

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International Advanced Mobility Forum 2017 November 30, 2017 The connected vehicle market is one of the highest growth areas of the Internet of Things, with a potential application revenue of $USD 253 billion by 2025 (Machina Research, 201...

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LPWA Americas 2017 December 05, 2017 REGISTER HERE Mobile IoT refers to low power wide area (LPWA) 3GPP standardised secure operator managed IoT networks in licensed spectrum. In particular, LPWA networks designed f...

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Webinar: Mobile IoT (LPWA) – Moving to Global Deployment December 06, 2017 Mobile IoT, also known as Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) in licensed spectrum, represents a rapidly growing market opportunity. Machina Research estimate that by 2025, LPWA connectio...

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GSMA Internet of Things at 5G for Automotive December 12, 2017 New Methods of Security in the Automotive Network Wednesday, 13 December – 13:50 Join Dr. Shane Rooney as he elaborates on new methods of security in the automotive network...

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Webinar: The Invisible Threat – Mitigating Risks to Secure the IoT and Our December 14, 2017 Recent headline-grabbing cybersecurity attacks, such as the ‘Reaper’ Botnet and the ‘KRACK’ WiFi vulnerability, have shown that hackers pose a serious threat to companies...

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