GSMA Welcomes 3GPP Completion of LPWA Technologies

GSMA Welcomes 3GPP Completion of LPWA Technologies

23 June 2016

The GSMA welcomes the 3rd Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP) decision to standardise three Low Power, Wide Area (LPWA) technologies in licensed spectrum in Release 13. The specifications which were completed today, address the growing IoT market and include a new technology called Narrow-Band IoT (NB-IoT), as well as pre-existing evolved technologies, EC-GSM-IoT and LTE MTC Cat-M1, that will cover all LPWA use cases, ensuring customer choice and helping the Internet of Things (IoT) market to flourish.

Read the full press release here: GSMA Welcomes 3GPP Completion of LPWA Technologies

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