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IoT : what to look out for in 2020

December 17, 2019 / IoT Business News

In this article, we highlight what we will look out for in the area of IoT during 2020. In the IoT market, we will look out for the following. Signs that LPWA is gaining traction. Traction for LPWA has been slow in most countries, hampered by problems of price, availability, awareness and interoperability. More products are finding their way to market. Operators will hope that problems relating to LPWA are finally resolved in 2020 and these new products take off. Signs that operators are preparing for future IoT use cases. In 2020, 5G will mean faster 4G. This will support some use cases, such as CCTV, but these are marginal in most countries. The real activity in 5G from operators will be preparing for future releases; to benefit from these, operators need to work closely with partners from different vertical sectors (such as manufacturing). Operators also need to show how existing technologies can help these markets. Enterprise awareness and indeed demand for private wireless network...