NB-IoT (Narrowband IoT)

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NB-IoT powered by Vodafone

InfiSIM have partnered with Vodafone to take your IoT to the next level. Harness the power of NB-IoT technology to deliver low-power, low-frequency and low-cost connectivity to your unique devices and applications.

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Interested in our NB-IoT solutions?

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Why NB-IoT?

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LTE grade security

LTE grade security comes as standard. Ensure data and network resiliency with NB-IoT.

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Widely supported

NB-IoT is widely supported within the industry, from chipset manufacturers to service providers.

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Two-way communication

Bi-directional communication allows you to send and receive data via NB-IoT.

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164dB propagation

NB-IoT provides the deepest and furthest reach of any LPWA network.

Low frequency, high penetration

NB-IoT is a low power wide area network (LPWAN) technology that offers low frequency connectivity for long-range communication with better penetration capabilities than 2G. Narrowband IoT is designed to keep your devices connected in hard-to-reach places such as underground locations and deep urban infrastructure.

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LPWAN technology

LPWA networks communicate wirelessly over long distances whilst maintaining low power consumption. Due to its wide signal coverage and maximised energy-efficiency, LPWAN is shaping the future of IoT connectivity. In fact, the number of devices connected via LPWAN is increasing at a rate of 109% each year.

  • LPWAN devices can run on batteries for 10 years+ without a single charge
  • Receive long-range connectivity, even in underground locations such as car parks and basements
  • LPWAN is low-bandwidth – most applications only require a few bytes per day

How does NB-IoT stack up against the competition?

Narrowband IoT utilises the licensed spectrum, meaning it comes with the security features used by MNOs. Competitors of NB-IoT, Sigfox and LoRaWAN, use the unlicensed spectrum, meaning the likelihood of interference and security vulnerabilities limit quality of service. NB-IoT gives you peace of mind when it comes to network and data security.

NB-IoT vs Sigfox vs LoRaWAN

What applications of NB-IoT are currently available?

NB-IoT offers cost-efficient and effective connectivity for a vast range of IoT solutions and applications. If your IoT devices span a wide geographical radius or need to operate in remote areas, and your data and energy consumption is low, NB-IoT could be the perfect choice for you. Here are just a few examples of how Narrowband IoT is currently being used…

Urban applications

Street lighting, Smart waste, Smart transport, Road traffic monitoring, Smart parking, Infrastructure sensors

Tracking

Pet tracking, Asset tracking, Location security, Smart metering

Industry

Warehouse monitoring, Safety and security (inc. fire safety), Wear monitoring

Farming & agriculture

Animal welfare monitoring, Crop monitoring, Animal tracking, Soil monitoring

Science & healthcare

Smart laboratories, Asset tracking, Drug delivery, Wearables & remote patient monitoring

Retail

Smart stores, Connected cabinets, Smart shelves

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