Internet of Things

As 5G progresses and wireless networks can manage more traffic, more and more devices will be connected via the Internet of Things. Smart phones, smart homes, smart cars, smart appliances, wearable devices- IoT and 5G allow for virtually endless opportunities and connections to share data. Check out our IoT resources here.

New IoT Technical Docs

Technical Documents

The Wi-Fi® 6 Revolution is a Wakeup Call for Your Test Strategy

Learn about the new IEEE 802.11ax amendment (Wi-Fi 6) The new IEEE 802.11ax amendment (Wi-Fi 6) intends to improve the WLAN system efficiency, focusing on the throughput per station in dense and outdoor environments. Wi-Fi 6 allows for the first time the scheduled communication of several stations (STA) at the same time, to and from… Read more »
Pocket Guide

Pocket Guide: Internet of Things (IoT)

Pocket Guide: Internet of Things

Power saving methods for LTE-M and NB-IoT devices

LTE-M and NB-IoT are LTE based internet of things (IoT) technologies. Both require long battery lifetime to ensure IoT services and minimize maintenance costs in the future. This technical white paper describes the possible power saving methods that can be applied to LTE-M and NB-IoT devices and gives a guideline of the applicability of the… Read more »

New IoT Videos


Sunset to Sunrise; Which G is the Right G?

Panelists from Rohde & Schwarz, Sprint, US Cellular and Global Telecom discuss NB-IoT, 4G-5G, Sigfox, Curiosity Platform to determine a suitable technology to deploy based on user applications.

Internet of Things (IoT) and over-the-top (OTT) applications – how to quantify signaling impact and power consumption

Countless devices use cellular connectivity in order to exchange data. Machine to Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), which are part of the ongoing 5G discussions, foresee exponential growth in additional devices. Every day, new applications on smartphones become available, potentially influencing the user experience since smartphone batteries discharge very quickly. Each… Read more »

The smart way to evaluate and optimize low-power IoT designs

Battery life of 10+ years is a key requirement for many Internet of Things (IoT) applications. 3GPP Release 12 and later releases added LTE features such as eMTC, NB-IoT, eDRX and power-saving mode (PSM) to meet this important requirement. In order to select the most appropriate feature(s) and parameters, it is essential to understand the… Read more »