Rogers to launch national LTE-M network to power the next era of IoT in Canada
October 19, 2018 / IoT.Business.News
Rogers will light up LTE-M in Ontario in 2018, and complete national rollout by 2020. Strategic step in Rogers multi-year network and technology plan to bring 5G to Canadians Today, Rogers announced its plan to launch an LTE Cat M1 network (LTE-M) to help businesses connect and track their assets in real time – using solutions such as logistics tracking, alarm monitoring, and smart metering LTE-M will connect fixed and mobile low-power IoT devices to carry critical information over long distances, with longer battery life and better network coverage in hard to reach areas. This investment in LTE-M will make IoT solutions more accessible for Canadian businesses, to help them innovate and save money and time.