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Episode 7: Roadblock Removal: Designing For Tomorrow's 4G In Today's 3G with Telit's Ken Bednasz

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

Release Date: 09/12/2018

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First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

This is it! All good things must come to an end. Listen to the First Things First series wrap-up as we highlight IoT stories from some of our favorite guests. The FTF team is very grateful for all the support and we hope that you enjoyed our show. Even though the podcast is ending, we’re happy to keep the conversation going via our different social media channels. We look forward to hearing your IoT stories.

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Massive IoT, Massive Mess – Why cellular connection management is so important for LPWA show art Massive IoT, Massive Mess – Why cellular connection management is so important for LPWA

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

Millions of new LPWA devices will require their own data plans, just like your cellphone. How can these all be managed at once? Telit IoT expert Alon Segal discusses exactly what features enterprises should expect from their connectivity provider in order to manage these devices.

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How pre-provisioned and personalized modules usher in a new era of IoT security show art How pre-provisioned and personalized modules usher in a new era of IoT security

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

LPWA cellular technologies will enable enterprises to connect hundreds of thousands or millions of devices in a low-cost and efficient manner. But with millions of new devices comes millions of new potentially vulnerable endpoints. Telit IoT expert Alon Segal discusses why pre-provisioned and customized cellular IoT modules at the point of manufacture are necessary to secure the ‘leading edge’ of enterprise innovation in the IoT.

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What is an intelligent module? show art What is an intelligent module?

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

Telit IoT expert Martino Turcato tell us what an intelligent module is, and why it is the next natural step for the cellular IoT industry and its customers.

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Deployment Management for the IoT show art Deployment Management for the IoT

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

In the world of virtual SIMs, onboarding can be accomplished in a completely digital, zero-touch manner. Telit IoT expert Martino Turcato discusses the implications of such potentially simple IoT operations.

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What does 4G LPWA mean for 5G? show art What does 4G LPWA mean for 5G?

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

As of 2019, 5G networks are already functioning in select locales. Telit IoT Expert Martino Turcato explores the surprising link between 4G LPWA networks and 5G networks, and how LPWA fits into a 5G strategy that may start deploying a few years from now.

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Public Safety’s dedicated cellular network, FirstNet show art Public Safety’s dedicated cellular network, FirstNet

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

The creation of the Firstnet public-safety dedicated LTE cellular network is certainly a step in the right direction in terms of giving emergency responders the communication priority they need to do their jobs well. Telit IoT expert Ken Bednasz discusses some innovative FirstNet enabled drone control technologies that require FAA approval before they are legal to operate.

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The 3G sunset is coming – are you prepared? show art The 3G sunset is coming – are you prepared?

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The 3G sunset will affect millions of IoT devices. Obviously, 3G devices themselves will cease to communicate – but did you know, in some cases, 4G devices may be affected too? Telit IoT expert Ken Bednasz talks about how 4G devices released before the advent of Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) will lose their voice communication capabilities.

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Why is LPWA Cellular the Next Big Thing For Enterprise IoT? show art Why is LPWA Cellular the Next Big Thing For Enterprise IoT?

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

Since its inception, cellular IoT deployments have had to adapt to life on cellular-phone specialized 2G, 3G, and early-generation 4G networks. All that has changed with the deployment of the 4G low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks of Cat-M and Cat-NB.

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Don’t judge a module by its cover! show art Don’t judge a module by its cover!

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

While cellular IoT modules might share a similar and look, doesn’t mean they’re all the same. Inside is a complicated network of hardware and software enabling the ‘frontline’ of your enterprise – whether that in a smart home, smart agriculture sensor, or smart fleet.

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Ken brings us a story about one of Telit’s customers that works in the telematics and tracking industry.

As the marketplace transitions from 2G and 3G to 4G LTE, this company has to make some important decisions about their IoT solution, keeping hardware and software needs in mind.

Ken shares his experience working with this customer and describes the ways that Telit helped them overcome these roadblocks.