volution for the I
hings) The employment of low-speed and low-power LTE cellular transmission for machine communications. In 2014, approximately 15% of all machine-to-machine (M2M) communications was via cellular, mostly 2G. See LTE
and Internet of Things
LTE USER EQUIPMENT (UE) CATEGORIES
3GPP Down/Up Band- Duplex
Rel/Year Cat (Mbps) width Mode
8/2008 1 10/5 20 MHz Full
12/2015 0 1/1 20 MHz F & H
Low Power Wide Area Categories (LPWA)
12/2015 LTE-M* 1/1 1.4 MHz F & H
13/2016 NB-IoT** .2/.2 .18 MHz Half
*Also called Cat-M1, Cat-M and eMTC.
Mission critical IoT. Supports voice.
**Also called Cat-M2.