The positive impact of the IoT on citizens, businesses and governments will be significant, ranging from helping governments reduce healthcare costs and improving quality of life, to reducing carbon footprints, increasing access to education in remote underserved communities, and improving transportation safety.

The expected value added impact of the IoT by 2020 is estimated to be in the region of 4.5 Trillion USD (Machina Research), including both revenue opportunities and cost savings that may be generated.

Find out more about what the IoT is, statistics on IoT growth and the socioeconomic impact of the IoT in, the resources below.

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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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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Smart Cities Live: London September 13, 2017 Smart Cities Live is about embracing challenges and innovative solutions in the smart and sustainable development of cities and municipalities. From smart city financin...

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