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Telenor Myanmar trials NB-IoT with Ericsson

December 16, 2018 / Eden Estopace

Telenor Myanmar has announced the successful trial of Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology on its LTE network. The trials started in Mandalay in early November with partner Ericsson to test the capability of NB-IoT devices on IoT platforms. In NB-IoT domain, possibilities are immense and innovative solutions and applications can be provided on IoT platforms like Smart Homes, Smart Cities, Smart Metering, Connected Cars and Clinical Remote Monitoring to name a few”, said Jai Prakash, Chief Technology Officer of Telenor Myanmar. NB-IoT is a a Low Power Wide Area Network radio technology standard developed by 3GPP to enable cellular devices and services. Once deployed in Myanmar, the technology is expected to help accelerate the proliferation of IoT devices and develop the IoT ecosystem, the advantages of which  include coverage, long battery life, and cost-effective solutions to enterprises.