CTIA Super Mobility Week: Day Two – The IoT Network Wars

Peter Jarich
Peter Jarich

Summary Bullets:

  • Broadly, 5G and IoT technologies were the dominant themes of CTIA’s Super Mobility Week.
  • On the IoT front, network technology evolutions and launches – particularly focused on low-data, long-lived applications – came to the fore.
  • The different approaches to support low-power wide area IoT connectivity come with different time lines and value propositions; a battle is brewing.

CTIA’s Super Mobility Week ran through Friday. But, given a third and final day that was supremely quiet, many people considered the official day two to be the end. In other words, if you’re looking for major takeaways, you probably weren’t surprised past Thursday. Heck, anyone reading my post from last Tuesday probably already figured out the show’s key themes were 5G and IoT. Continue reading “CTIA Super Mobility Week: Day Two – The IoT Network Wars”