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Why cellular IoT is the only option for vehicle telematics

  • May 16, 2018
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Why for vehicle telematics, cellular IoT is the only option

With the continued rollout of new LTE-M and NB-IoT networks, more vertical industries are adopting cellular IoT as the most viable solution for IoT connectivity. This is especially true for the aftermarket telematics industry – including fleet management, cold chain logistics and “Buy Here Pay Here” companies.

The market has shown great interest in LTE Cat-M1 as the ideal, and perhaps only long-term solution. This has resulted in significant activity over the last ten months, with several major telematics companies switching to Cat-M1. And with good reason:

  • Vehicle telematics is an established market
  • For telematics, there is no alternative to cellular
  • Coverage is essential
  • Cost will always be a key differentiator

 

Read the IoT News article by Ilan Reingold for full details here