Narrow Band-Physical Broadcast Channel (NPBCH)

NPBCH stands for narrow band physical broadcast channel similar to PBCH in LTE Technology. The NPBCH is used to deliver the NB-IoT Master Information Block (MIB), which provides essential information […]

Cat. NB1 and Cat. NB2 Devices Comparison

Narrow Band IoT specifications was first introduced in 3GPP release 13 and then further enhanced in 3GPP release 14 with some essential features. Release 13 NB-IoT device category is referred […]

Narrow Band IoT Frame Structure

NB- IoT frame structure is illustrated in below picture.  At the highest level, it starts with hyperframe cycle where one hyperframe cycle has 1024 hyperframes and each consisting of 1024 […]

Samsung’s Exynos i S111 a New NB-IoT Modem

Samsung , the world leader in semiconductor and telecommunication has announced its new narrow band IoT (NB-IoT) chip set modem named as, Exynos i S111. Exynos i S111 is an LTE […]

Narrow Band (NB) -IoT Modem Chip Vendors

There are a number of  wireless technologies available for the Internet of things. These are mainly divided into two categories: Short Range (Zigbee, WiFi, Bluetooth, Z wave) Long Range (LoRa,SigFox, […]

Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)

Low Power Wide Area networks (LPWAN)  could play an important role in connecting a range of devices that need to be low mobility, low power and low cost. As part of […]