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.

Mobile IoT Community Blossoms as Membership Surpasses 1000 Mark Since standardisation in 2016, Mobile IoT (low power wide area networks in licensed spectrum) has captured the minds of the wider IoT industry. In under two years, the mobile ind...

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Industrial IoT’s rapid growth in China culminates in industry summit China is now the most connected country in the world, home to more connections than anywhere else, and projected to dwarf even those of the United States by 2020. China has been ...

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Mobile IoT and 5G: Complementary Technologies Central to the IoT Mobile IoT will play an integral role in the 5G era – indeed, the technologies already have a complementary relationship today. Mobile IoT refers to low power wide area (LPWA) ...

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Mobile IoT Meets Industry 4.0 Showcase at Hannover Messe highlights how mobile connectivity will help drive the next industrial revolution Mobile IoT is set to play a central role in delivering Industry 4.0 ...

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Mobile IoT in the 5G Future – NB-IoT and LTE-M in the Context of 5G In the near future with 5G, mobile operators will continue to provide secure connectivity and high value services, enabling a complete range of IoT solutions for consumers and bu...

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NB-IoT Deployment Guide – Release 2 Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) is a new cellular radio access technology specified by 3GPP in Release 13 to address the fast-expanding market for low power wide area connectivity. To ac...

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IoT at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 June 27, 2018 With its growing consumer wealth, increasing number services and network connections, China has become a global leader in the Internet of Things (IoT). As the country u...

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IoT Summit at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 | 世界 June 28, 2018 The IoT was just a concept few years ago, but now it is reality. In 2018 massive IoT adoption will be deployed globally, and we expect to see more to come. With the rap...

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