Vodafone Idea, Airtel to launch NB-IoT services
New standard can make communication between machines better and cheaper. “We'll be going with a pilot in a denser way rather than just a few trial sites…in a couple of months, we will be commercially rolling out,” Ajay Chitkara, CEO, Airtel Business, told ET. Vodafone Idea, on the other hand, has already conducted commercial pilots in eight cities.
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Analysts said NB-IoT reduces device complexity, enhances battery life to several years and enables deeper coverage to reach sensors and meters in challenging locations such as remote rural areas or inside buildings.
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