The IoT spans long-range outdoor networks such as the smart grid and municipal lighting as well as shorter-range indoor networks that enable the connected home and residential security systems. Numerous companies have introduced innovative solutions for the IoT market that provide security, status and other convenient services. A connected system architecture comprises a number of wireless nodes ranging from simple remote control devices to complex wireless networks featuring a gateway to connect to the Internet. This white paper discusses choosing the right wireless solution, sub-gigahertz connectivity, low power consumption and range considerations.