The world's first NB-IoT! Deutsche Telekom activated narrowband Internet of things

Deutsche Telekom (DT) claims to have "activated" the world's first fully standardized NB-IoT network in Germany, further marking the growth of the emerging technology. It is understood that the German Telecom plans in October 20th at about technology and intelligent parking service news presentation, further announced its NB-IoT strategy, HUAWEI and Deutsche Telekom Holland subsidiary T-Mobile Holland will also participate in the demonstration.

NB-IoT is one of several technologies that can meet the so-called low power, wide area (LPWA) networks; it is more economical than traditional cellular standards such as intelligent metering and asset tracking services. According to the latest research results indicated that the IoT application prospects, global networking is expected in 2025 will reach $11 trillion and 100 billion, of which nine sections, public utilities, smart city, traffic, according to McKinsey NB-IoT will reach market size of $42 billion, up to 420 million connections. NB-IoT is suitable for public utilities, smart cities, public health, transportation and education.