Report finds 5G Redcap and private networks gain momentum in IoT connectivity

Report finds 5G Redcap and private networks gain momentum in IoT connectivity

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By Jean-Pierre Joosting

Telenor has released its highly anticipated fourth edition of the Connectivity Technologies Report, which finds that 5G Redcap and private networks gain momentum in IoT connectivity.

Produced in collaboration with Accenture, this comprehensive IoT connectivity report offers enterprises a valuable overview of the IoT technologies available today, enabling them to make informed decisions when deploying systems.

The report explores a wide range of IoT connectivity technologies, including traditional cellular technologies like 2G, 3G, and the latest advancements in 5G. It also examines low-power wide-area (LPWA) technologies such as LoRa and NB-IoT, which have gained maturity and scalability for remote and wide-area deployments. Additionally, the report delves into technologies like LTE-M, Wi-Fi, and private networks, highlighting their strengths and best-fit applications.

In an era of accelerated digital transformation, enterprises are increasingly recognizing the vital role of IoT in driving innovation and operational efficiency. However, choosing the right technology for their specific use cases can be a daunting task. The report addresses this challenge by providing enterprises with a structured approach to analyze their technical, commercial, and ecosystem-related requirements.

“The latest edition of our Connectivity Technologies Report serves as a guiding light for enterprises navigating the rapidly developing landscape of IoT connectivity technologies,” says Martin Whitlock, CTO of Telenor IoT. “By collaborating with Accenture, we have combined our expertise to deliver a comprehensive resource that empowers enterprises to select the most suitable IoT connectivity technologies for their deployments.”

Bengt Nordström, a managing director in Accenture’s Communications industry group, commented, “With the growing number of connectivity options for IoT services, it is more important than ever for enterprises to understand which ones are best suited for the use cases and solutions that are part of the roadmap, so they can pick the right option and capitalize on their investments.”

The Connectivity Technologies Report features insightful case studies and real-world examples across various industries, including automotive, industrial manufacturing, and utilities. These examples illustrate how different technologies can be leveraged to address specific needs.

To download the fourth edition of the Connectivity Technologies Report, visit By accessing the report, enterprises gain access to a wealth of knowledge that will guide them in making informed decisions about their IoT deployments.


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