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T-Mobile serves up NB-IoT asset tracking solution for $10 per month, per device

July 15, 2019 / Bevin Fletcher

Roughly one year after launching its narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network in the U.S., T-Mobile has started offering what it says is the nation’s first NB-IoT asset tracking solution.T-Mobile for Business partnered with Roambee for its BeeAware asset tracking IoT product, which costs $10 per device per month and includes portal access and NB-IoT data. The companies say the new offering makes IoT high-value asset tracking deployable on a large scale by eliminating traditional barriers such as high cost, onerous setup and complex data security. We’ve hit a sweet spot of value and security with Narrowband IoT that we think will really kickstart the growth of the asset tracking segment,” said Mike Katz, executive vice president of T-Mobile for Business, in a statement.T-Mobile said NB-IoT provides a cost-effective option for nationwide remote asset tracking for customers like airlines, third-party logistics providers, auto OEMs, retailers, oil and gas companies, industrial man...