Vodacom commercially available NB-IoT network operational

Vodacom commercially available NB-IoT network operational

Earlier this year, Vodacom opened a laboratory to facilitate the development of propositions and applications relating to Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) technology. Its first commercially available NB-IoT network is now operational in Gauteng. © Jakub Jirsak via www.123RF.com The commercial rollout of NB-IoT is expected to accelerate IoT adoption rates, with Vodacom currently averaging 55,000 new IoT connections per month. Developers, partners and customers are now able to build and launch Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions based on Vodacom’s NB-IoT eco-system in South Africa. LPWA describes a category of wireless communication technologies designed to support IoT deployments and is […]