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Massive IoT Radio Access Network


Ericsson Massive IoT delivers Cat-M (a.k.a.” LTE-M”) and NB-IoT access technologies, supporting battery optimization, extreme coverage and Ericsson unique long cell range solutions.

Cat-M, and NB-IoT are the 3GPP IoT technologies for operation in licensed spectrum and were first defined in 3GPP release 13. These 3GPP access technologies are all capable of supporting massive cellular IoT use cases requiring 15-20 dB extended coverage as compared to today’s baselines for GSM and LTE, as well as 10+ years battery lifetimes at low device cost.

The technology choice depends on the operator network evolution plans and current coverage, as well as a selection of primary use cases. Cat-M and NB-IoT are complementary and broaden the range of available access technologies to enable massive IoT use cases requiring high coverage, very long battery live...


Flexibility for growth

Combine Massive IoT RAN and IoT Core to separate resources and enable growth

3 in 1

Cat-M, Narrowband IoT and Extended Coverage GSM, supporting all use-cases, in one solution

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Reuse site assets, and benefit from pooling of computational resources