Mobile IoT Resources

To help nurture innovation and further accelerate the growth of the market, the GSMA IoT programme is curating a list of insightful resources around Mobile IoT. These resources are meant to create value for the wider ecosystem and provide insight into the technologies, use cases, market developments, and more.

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Mobile 360 APAC – ‘Digital Enterprises’ IoT Session


Thursday 28 Oct 2021 | 5G | Asia-Pacific | Both Technologies | Manufacturing | MIoT Technology | Resources |

Learn how to deliver secure global IoT services with 4G and 5G networks for enterprise's needs The global number of cellular IoT subscribers increased by 12 percent during 2020 to reach 1.74 billion, despite the negative ...

How to simplify healthcare devices with cellular connectivity


Friday 22 Oct 2021 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

[Sony Semiconductor] In this blog, Igor Tovberg, Director of Product Marketing at Sony Semiconductor explores how professional organisations can benefit from the connectivity options available for healthcare application devices.

G+D’s SIGNiT provides data integrity for multi-party IoT ecosystems


Wednesday 11 Aug 2021 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | Remote Provisioning |

IoT security on the highest level for enterprise and consumer IoT G+D's SIGNiT® is the solution that provides data integrity for multi-party IoT ecosystems. Leveraging blockchain technology, it helps sign every packet of IoT data generated so that they...

AT&T and Kigen bring SIM flexibility to cellular IoT devices

Press Release

Tuesday 10 Aug 2021 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

(The original press release from Kigen) AT&T and Kigen are working to streamline manufacturing with ...

The sun sets on 2G and 3G networks as operators look to the future


Friday 6 Aug 2021 | Both Technologies | Resources |

GSMA Intelligence's Chart of the Month is a visual way of telling an important story in the mobile and broader tech ecosystem. From the shape and size of markets to trends in consumer behaviour, we aim to provide food for thought through informative visual

Mobile IoT Summit at MWC Barcelona 2021


Wednesday 14 Jul 2021 | Both Technologies | IoT Security | MIoT Technology | Resources |

Connecting the Next Billion of Everything Mobile IoT technologies have enabled connections between technology and people. With 5G and Licensed LPWA technologies (LTE-M & NB-IoT), mobile operators will continue to ...

iUICC – From hype to realization


Monday 5 Jul 2021 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | Remote Provisioning |

iUICC – the Integrated SIM is the future of connectivity The integrated Universal Integrated Circuit Card (iUICC) is the next phase of SIM solution technology. Smaller, cheaper, and with more flexibility and sustainability ...

Why cellular connectivity provides the robust, secure foundation for new revenues in smart metering


Wednesday 2 Jun 2021 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

[Quectel] Discover the regions driving AMI growth, the challenging deployment landscape and the benefits of selecting LPWA

Ningbo Sanxing Smart Electric: Connecting around 1 million smart meters in the Nordics


Wednesday 2 Jun 2021 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

[Telenor Connexion] Learn how two global leaders have come together to share expertise and create a more sustainable society through smart meters.

LPWAN: Comparison and Analysis


Wednesday 7 Apr 2021 | MIoT Technology | NB-IoT |

These two new whitepapers from Deutsche Telekom compare and analyse several LPWA network technologies on quality of transmission, coverage, energy efficiency, security, costs and future viability.

GSMA Intelligence Spotlight: Licensed LPWA: Scaling IoT in the 5G Era


Monday 15 Mar 2021 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | Resources |

The recent announcements from Deutsche Telekom have important implications for the future of licensed LPWA. The operator has increased the reach of its LTE-M & NB-IoT networks via a series of roaming agreements, which is significant considering that...

Solving IoT’s trust conundrum: Achieving the promise of IoT


Wednesday 10 Feb 2021 | 5G | Both Technologies | Manufacturing | MIoT Technology | Mobile IoT |

Trust, security and simplicity are absolutely core to achieving the incredible promise of the internet of things (IoT) – and eSIM and iSIM technology are the powerful enablers. That was the key takeaway from an engaging webinar hosted by Kigen.

How to Scale Your IoT Solution


Tuesday 17 Nov 2020 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

This webinar to explores the key considerations for managing cellular connectivity across a global fleet of devices.

GSMA Thrive Asia Pacific On-Demand: IoT Summit – What 5G IoT means for smart cities and enterprises?


Tuesday 3 Nov 2020 | Asia-Pacific | Both Technologies | Resources |

Asia Pacific share of IoT revenue in 2020 this will further increase to 38% by 2025 as government stimulus plans help digital transformation efforts across the region. Have the cities and enterprises embraced the technology to realize the benefits?

iSIM and IoT SAFE: Why they’re perfect partners for IoT security

Press Release

Wednesday 21 Oct 2020 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

Kigen has published a blog on our site sharing support for and applauding the word of the GSMA around IoT SAFE for secure data exchanges between network and big data clouds.

LPWA Networks Comparison Paper


Monday 24 Aug 2020 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

This whitepaper explains some of the finer details of LPWA network technologies and the ways the benefits of LTE-M and NB-IoT networks can help businesses overcome common challenges in deploying IoT solutions.

7 Considerations Before Designing Your IoT Device


Monday 22 Jun 2020 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

NimbeLink and Digi-Key discuss 7 key aspects IoT device developers need to keep in mind when developing their next connected device, including antenna considerations, logging (AT Commands) and updating firmware over the air.

5G in IoT and the Impact of COVID-19


Wednesday 17 Jun 2020 | 5G | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | MIoT Technology LTE-M | MIoT Technology NB-IoT | Resources |

Dr Shane Rooney, Executive Director, IoT Networks at the GSMA, and Mark Thirman, CEO at dotIoT LLC and Chair at the MIT Connected Things Conference, discuss the role and benefits of Mobile IoT technology, what 5G means for IoT, and the impact of COVID-19.

IoT Beyond Connectivity Case Study: TELUS’ Vehicle Tracking Improves Urban Life


Wednesday 27 May 2020 | Asset Tracking | Automotive & Mobility | Internet of Things – general | LTE-M | MIoT Technology | MIoT Technology LTE-M | North America | Resources | Telematics |

TELUS' End-to-end IoT solution is helping Canadian cities deliver services faster and more efficiently

What are widely accepted industry certifications, and what is required to become an outsourced partner?


Wednesday 6 May 2020 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology |

Below, get insights from leading industry experts that form the Mobile IoT Expert panel. Questions are submitted by members of the GSMA Mobile IoT Innovators. To submit your own question,