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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Digital Health

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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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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 Mobile IoT Initiative Takes off with Multiple Commerical Network Launches A AT&T, China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Verizon and Vodafone Launch Mobile IoT (LPWA) Networks Shanghai: The GSMA today announced that its Mobile I...

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The New IoT Technology Integral to China’s Smart City Vision Svetlana Grant, Project Director IoT Networks, Internet of Things Programme, GSMA China’s cities are about to undergo a fundamental transformation. Within the next year, the c...

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LPWA: Logistics Goes Granular (Use Case) Companies can gather very detailed information about remote assets using a Mobile IoT solution developed by Xirgo Technologies   To make supply chains as efficient as possib...

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Vodafone Prepare for Global Deployment of NB-IoT Earlier this year,  Vodafone deployed their first commercial NB-IoT service, via a remote software upgrade of over 1,000 existing 4G base stations in six major cities in Spain. ...

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Exploring China’s IoT The 4th Global Mobile IoT Summit and GSMA Innovation City at Mobile World Congress Shanghai (June 2017) to provide insight into emerging mobile-enabled IoT technology China is on...

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AT&T & China Telecom announce nationwide deployments of Mobile IoT AT&T and China Telecom are the latest mobile network operators to demonstrate the growing trend towards licensed spectrum low power wide area (LPWA) networks, both having bee...

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4th GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit June 27, 2017 Moving to Global Deployment After seeing more than 40 successful Mobile IoT pilots globally in the last year by a range of mobile operators, the industry is now moving ...

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Mobile World Congress Shanghai June 28, 2017 The Internet of Things will be central to Mobile World Congress Shanghai  – Asia’s biggest mobile event. Bringing together the global mobile industry’s ...

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IoT Summit at MWC Shanghai 2017 June 29, 2017 With 27 bn connected devices forecast by 2025, including 6bn in China, mobile technology is playing an increasingly crucial role in the Internet of Things (IoT) –...

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IDE Drone Forum June 30, 2017 The UAV market is scaling rapidly and delivering enriched services in the process. The wealth of new applications of this new technology and the role operator can play ...

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GSMA Connected Vehicle Summit June 30, 2017 Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), W3, Auditorium B   The increasing consumer demand for car connectivity and intelligence has been a key driver of th...

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5th GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit September 11, 2017 Moving to Global Deployment After a successful year, delivering more than 40 Mobile IoT pilots globally, the industry is now progressing to commercial deployments of Mo...

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