LTE for iOT


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LTE for iOT

(Long Term Evolution for the Internet Of Things) The employment of low-speed and low-power LTE cellular transmission for machine communications. In 2014, approximately 15% of all machine-to-machine (M2M) transmission was via cellular, mostly 2G.

Categories 1 and 0
In 2008 and 2015, the 3GPP defined two low-speed, low-power categories for M2M transmission. For all LTE categories, see LTE. See LPWA and Internet of Things.

LTE USER EQUIPMENT (UE) CATEGORIES3GPP                 Down/Up     MIMORelease    Year  Cat   (Mbps)   Antennas

  8         2008   1    10/5        1

 12 LTE-M   2015   0**   1/1        1