Dialog Axiata PLCand have revealed the main commercial Massive IoT network supporting both Cat-M1 and NB-IoT technologies in South Asia.
Deployed crosswise over Dialog Axiata’s Sri Lankan network, the propelled portable network technology will help quicken the proliferation of IoT gadgets. It will additionally build up the IoT biological system in the nation by offering the prevalent coverage, long battery life and cost-powerful answers for undertakings.
Ericsson conveys Cat-M1 (LTE-M) and NB-IoT bolster as a product enactment to Dialog Axiata’s current LTE Radio Access Network. Ericsson’s Massive IoT answers for Cat-M1 and NB-IoT gadgets have incredible focal points including low cost, low power consumption, deep coverage, massive connections, and more secure and solid transmission.
Pradeep De Almeida, Group Chief Technology Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC, says, “With this launch, we are seeking to accelerate the adoption of innovative technologies by enterprises and help them create exciting new products and services for consumers. The Cat-M1/NB-IoT network will amplify opportunity for solutions such as Smart Metering for utilities, Smart Parking, Smart Bins, smart environmental sensors for smart cities, logistic solutions as well as other applications in agriculture and farming.”
Vinod Samarawickrama, Country Manager, Sri Lanka & Maldives, says: “A well-developed IoT ecosystem is fast becoming key for operators to enable new services and revenue streams. Our partnership with Dialog Axiata to roll out the first Massive IoT network for both NB-IoT and Cat-M1 in the country, and notably South Asia, contributes towards this fast-developing IoT ecosystem.”