IoT Knowledgebase for Policy and Regulation

IoT Policy and Regulation Overview

Access a variety of materials that provide an overview on policy and regulation across all subjects and regions

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Smart Cities

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Connected Vehicles

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Drones

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IoT Security

Ensuring end-to-end security for the billions of devices that will be connected to each other over the next decade, is key to the success of market - without security, the Internet of Things will cease to exist. Find out more about the guidelines and initiatives developed by the GSMA to support this.
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Data Protection & Privacy

Find out more about initiatives and guidelines developed by the GSMA to support Data Protection and Privacy in the IoT
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Spectrum

Find out how the GSMA works to ensure that mobile operators have timely, affordable and fair access to sufficient spectrum to meet rapidly growing demand for mobile broadband.
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Taxation

Find out about taxation policies for IoT and their potential to create appropriate incentives for innovation and investment.
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Numbering & Addressing

Find out about numbering and addressing for IoT.
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Other Regulatory Subjects

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Market Initiatives

IoT Big Data

Find out about IoT big data and how to unlock the huge potential of big data analytics in a way that respects well-established privacy principles and fosters and environment of trust.
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Mobile IoT

Find out about the Mobile IoT technologies, whatreal world and the implications for a competitive LPWA IoT market.
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Remote Sim Provisioning

Find out about Remote SIM Provisioning and the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification, a vital enabler for machine to machine (M2M) connections.

GSMA IoT On-Demand Webinar: Industry 4.0 – Optimising Industrial IoT A total of 70 Mobile IoT networks, including LTE-M (Long Term Evolution for Machines) and NB-IoT (NarrowBand IoT), have been launched, enabling a fraction of the 25.2 billion IoT...

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Mobile IoT Doubled in Range – Without the Need for Hardware Upgrades Barbara Pareglio, Technical Director, Internet of Things Programme, GSMA Mobile IoT has turned a corner: one that makes connection of even the remotest areas, such as those in ru...

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Collaboration and Innovation to pave the way for AI in the IoT: an Intervi Sierra Wireless is one of the leading technology providers in the industry and an important enabler for the IoT. In the wake of Mobile World Congress Americas, we interviewed Dan...

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Intelligent Connectivity Top of the Agenda in Bangkok as Asia Pacific Leads Asia Pacific is now the world’s foremost growth region for IoT, representing 40% of the world’s total spend in 2018: mass installation of sensors, cameras and other connected...

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Development Guide: NB-IoT for Agriculture The GSMA Internet of Things programme is an initiative to help mobile operators add value and accelerate the delivery of new connected devices and services in the IoT. This is to...

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Case Study: Leveraging the SIM to Secure IoT Services Mobile network operators use SIM Cards (UICC cards as defined by 3GPP/ETSI) to authenticate devices accessing their networks and services. SIM cards can also support additional s...

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GSMA IoT at the Huawei Global MBB Forum 2018 November 19, 2018 The 2018 Global MBB Forum will be hosted by Huawei together with its industry partners GSMA and GTI in London from November 19th to November 21st. It will welcome globa...

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IoT Webinar – The Future of IoT Business Models Hosted November 27, 2018 In this webinar, GSMA Intelligence analysts deep dive into IoT applications across two developing areas and evaluate the business proposition of this rapidly evolving t...

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GSMA IoT Webinar Series: What next for mobile operators in t December 12, 2018 With the growth of the Internet of Things, new roles are emerging for mobile operators. Join this webinar to hear senior operator speakers discuss how they are leveragi...

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Mobile IoT at CES19 January 08, 2019 The Internet of Things will be central to CES19. You can discover the range of our activities below, and visit us during the week at our stand: Booth 2210, Westgate. We...

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Mobile IoT Breakfast Briefing at CES19 – The low power opp January 09, 2019 Join us at this executive breakfast event at CES19 to learn about the growth and opportunity for licensed LPWA solutions, applied to mass market consumer applications. ...

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How to Develop Low Power Consumer Solutions with Cellular Io January 09, 2019 As a low cost solution that provides long battery lives and extended indoors and outdoors coverage, cellular low power wide area (LPWA) technologies are set to reshape ...

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