Telenor launches ‘Narrowband Internet of Things’

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Staff Reporter

Karachi

In another disruptive measure to boost the country’s digital ecosystem, Telenor Pakistan has successfully launched the first ever Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) site in Pakistan. With IoT expected to take over the technological landscape in years to come, the development of NB-IoT site is a major development as the technology ensures low power consumption resulting in higher battery life, penetrative signals for greater reach, low latency for quick response, high security and better scalability of the connected devices and integrated solutions.
Through NB-IoT, Telenor Pakistan aims to bring revolutionary changes to the local industries through increased connectivity, deep coverage, energy saving, and lower costs. The technology will remarkably improve the civil infrastructure by aiding development of advanced solutions like smart metering, smart water monitoring, smart homes, smart fire systems, and smart agriculture etc. With its ability to support massive machine-type communication (mMTC) and enable high-penetration, low-power, low-cost and low-data-rate communication, NB-IoT is set to be a game-changer for the local industries.