Orange and world technology leader Ericsson have decided to come up with a trial in three key areas for IoT. Reports claim that the trial will cover GSM and IoT.
In a joint statement, both the company announced that soon they would launch a trial for low-cost, optimized, low-complexity devices for cellular Internet of Things over LTE and GSM. The internet of things is one of the fastest growing trends in today’s time. According to a recently published report by Ericsson, there will be more than 28 billion devices in the world by the end of 2021.
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Both the companies think that cellular is the perfect option to uplift the use of the internet of things technology all over the world due to its wide reach, security, reliability and ease of use. Some of the prime objectives of this joint trial include improving indoor coverage, reducing the overall cost of an IoT device, enhancing the battery life, etc.
The Essentials2020 strategic plan of Orange gives the internet of things an important place, and this deal can prove a game-changing step towards bringing it into reality. The deal with Ericsson will help Orange prepare cellular network’s future ahead of 5G launch in the market.
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