Resource Library


Case Study: Ground-to-Air LTE Communication Services for Industrial Drone Applications


Wednesday 23 Jan 2019 | Mobile IoT Initiative | Resources | Smart Cities Transport |

With the increasing use of drones for industrial applications, China Unicom has launched an innovative business service project to enable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to fly at higher altitudes and over longer distances. The ...

LTE-M Commercialisation Case Study: How AT&T and Telstra Connect Million More IoT Devices


Wednesday 16 Jan 2019 | Asia-Pacific | LTE-M | MIoT Technology | North America | Resources | Smart Cities Commerce | Smart Cities Transport |

This paper outlines how two of the world’s leading mobile operators – AT&T and Telstra – are using LTE-M technology to roll out innovative new services. In Australia, Telstra is using LTE-M to support a solar-powered asset location tracking solution that..

Introduction to GSMA Internet of Things Programme (Spanish) at Mobile 360 Latin America


Tuesday 8 Jan 2019 | Latin America | Resources |

Watch Stefano Nicoletti, Policy Director, Technology Policy, Government & Regulatory Affairs, GSMA introduce GSMA Internet of Things Programme in Spanish at Mobile 360 Latin America in Buenos Aires.

On-Demand Webinar: What Next for Mobile Operators in the IoT?


Saturday 22 Dec 2018 | Resources |

With the growth of the Internet of Things, new roles are emerging for mobile operators. Watch this webinar to hear senior operator speakers discuss how they are leveraging new enablers such as Edge Computing and Blockchain to maximise ...

TED Talk: How the Internet of Things is Helping Solve Real Problems


Tuesday 4 Dec 2018 | Internet of Things – general | Resources |

You're surrounded by things connected to the internet — from cars and smart elevators to parking meters and industrial machines used for manufacturing. Aruna Srinivasan wants to use the data gathered by these devices to make our world ...

Opportunities and Use Cases for Edge Computing in the IoT


Wednesday 28 Nov 2018 | Internet of Things – general | Resources |

This paper explores the benefits to the IoT of edge computing and some of the different use cases where it could be applied. It explores the potential operator role for IoT edge computing and identifies some potential next steps to be ...

Using Mobile Networks to Coordinate Unmanned Aircraft Traffic


Friday 23 Nov 2018 | Advanced Air Mobility | Resources | Smart Cities Transport |

This report outlines potential UTM architecture and requirements, highlighting the UTM-related use cases for mobile networks and the benefits that mobile connectivity can bring to UTM. It considers the role of mobile networks in ...

GSMA IoT On-Demand Webinar: Cellular – the missing link for drones?


Friday 9 Nov 2018 | Advanced Air Mobility | Resources | Smart Cities Transport |

Join leading industry experts as they discuss the latest developments in how cellular communications enables BVLOS operation of commercial drones. This webinar was originally broadcast  on  7 November 2018 at 10am ET and 3PM ...

Video: IoT Big Data


Thursday 1 Nov 2018 | Big Data | Resources |

In this short video, discover how the GSMA and operators are developing a collaborative and harmonised big data ecosystem that will help remove technical and commercial barriers, helping to transform multiple sectors over the coming ...

GSMA IoT On-Demand Webinar: Industry 4.0 – Optimising Industrial IoT with Mobile IoT


Monday 29 Oct 2018 | Both Technologies | Manufacturing | MIoT Technology | Mobile IoT | Resources |

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 connections by 2025 per forecast by GSMA Intelligence. ...

Development Guide: NB-IoT for Agriculture


Friday 5 Oct 2018 | MIoT Technology | MIoT Technology NB-IoT | Mobile IoT Initiative | NB-IoT | Resources |

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 be achieved by industry collaboration, appropriate ...

Case Study: Leveraging the SIM to Secure IoT Services


Thursday 4 Oct 2018 | IoT Security | Resources |

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 security capabilities that can be harnessed by Internet of ...

Opportunities in the IoT: Evolving roles for mobile operators


Friday 28 Sep 2018 | Resources |

This report, co-authored by International Data Corporation (IDC), outlines the opportunity for operators, the routes to market, the essential technology enablers required and examples of where operators are successfully pursuing these ...

Opportunities and Use Cases for Distributed Ledger Technologies in IoT


Wednesday 12 Sep 2018 | Big Data | Resources |

Since the launch of Bitcoin there has been widespread interest and activity in extending the application of distributed ledgers to other application areas. This has resulted in developments such as ‘smart contracts’ on the Ethereum ...

Industrial IoT Feasibility Study: How Mobile IoT is Changing the Industrial Landscape


Tuesday 11 Sep 2018 | Both Technologies | LTE-M | Manufacturing | MIoT Technology | Resources |

Industry is embracing the Internet of Things (IoT). Large numbers of connected sensors are now being used to monitor the performance of complex physical machinery in real-time. Analysis of the resulting data can be used to optimise ...

The Future of Farming: How Mobile IoT technologies can help agriculture feed the world


Monday 10 Sep 2018 | MIoT Technology | NB-IoT | Resources |

With the world’s population likely to rise to about 10 billion by the middle of this century, agriculture will need to become more efficient. To properly feed a further two billion people in 2050, food production will need to increase ...

Mobile IoT Case Study: Ericsson Smart Industrial Factory


Friday 7 Sep 2018 | Europe | Greater China | Manufacturing | MIoT Technology | Mobile IoT | Resources |

Mobile IoT technologies are set to play a central role in the smart factories of the future. Telecommunication equipment manufacturer Ericsson is using the cost-effective and reliable connectivity provided by Mobile IoT networks to ...

Drones Case Study: Search and Rescue Supported by Drones on a Cellular Network


Wednesday 5 Sep 2018 | Advanced Air Mobility | Resources |

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are already in use for a multitude of applications. The regulatory framework is presently still being shaped, and there remains some scepticism around their value and safety; however, use cases beyond ...

Development Guide: LTE-M for Consumer Devices


Friday 31 Aug 2018 | LTE-M | MIoT Technology | Resources |

The GSMA Internet of Things (IoT) 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 be achieved by industry collaboration, appropriate ...

Air Quality Monitoring with IoT Big Data: A Technical Guide for Data Processing and Analytics


Wednesday 15 Aug 2018 | Big Data | Resources |

Today, the shift to becoming a data driven business is driving massive transformation across all industries. The telecommunication industry, by its nature being a massive producer of data which will only increase with the coming ...