T-Mobile’s Kuoppamaki explains carrier’s IoT deployment strategy for NB-IoT vs. LTE M

T-Mobile detailed its IoT buildout plans in September. T-Mobile is planning to support two different network technologies for the IoT but not necessarily equally. As the carrier’s VP of network technology development and strategy explained, T-Mobile is moving forward with an extensive NB-IoT deployment but will only deploy LTE M where it makes sense. “We will support LTE M also for the use cases that make sense,” T-Mobile’s Karri Kuoppamaki said on the sidelines of the FierceWireless Next-Gen Wireless Networks Summit this week. T-Mobile in September confirmed it will build a nationwide NB-IoT network next year; at the time […]