In the world of wireless communication, we have seen the emergence of a new area of communication which instead of focusing on users is now focused on machines. “Machine” talking to “Machine” known as M2M or also referred to as IoT for “Internet of Things” has started to invade our daily life with a short range of communication. This white paper provides an overview of the M2M/IoT landscape, a technical explanation of LTE-M and how it changes the test needs and putting the testing in context of IoT. The white paper also covers the following information and more:

  • Category 0/LTE-M: the new players & what makes it special
  • M2M/IoT Cellular Standardization
  • Testing Challenges for M2M/IoT and new categories