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srufolo1
srufolo1
5/23/2017 12:17:00 AM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
@freehe  Good point. Garbage in, garbage out (no pun intended). There are always mistakes made, and  you're right, fixing them could cost time and money. Guess we'll have to wait and see what happens with this.

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freehe
freehe
5/22/2017 10:09:01 PM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
@srufolo1, It will be great when every city is a smart city. However, a smart city will only be as good the programmer who coded the smart technology. When it fails how long will it take to fix the problem and restore service to normal levels?

 

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freehe
freehe
5/22/2017 10:07:05 PM
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Statistics
"...in 2015 there were 400 million cellular IoT connections and that's forecast to grow by seven times to 3 billion cellular IoT connections in 2020."

This statistic is believable since most consumers have multiple cellular devices. At one point I had three cell phones in addition to an iPod and laptop plus a wireless printer.

It is difficult nowadays to have just one IoT connection due to aggressive advertising and since most consumers use multiple devices for multiple uses.

 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
5/22/2017 6:09:36 PM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
Yes, and waste management is so necessary. There should never be a reason for piles of garbage to remain on city streets, or for waste receptacles to be overfull, exacerbating the rodent problem.

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DHagar
DHagar
5/22/2017 6:04:29 PM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
@ms.akkineni, thanks!  That's how markets are truly created!  So that is the door opener and with leadership such as Huawei, it should work!

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
5/22/2017 11:42:43 AM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
@DHagar:

You made a great point , as you always do.

Potential partnerships through this initiatives is really welcoming. As you said, initially these initiatives will focus on addressing public problems as that would be the priority. But in long term, there ceratinly will be great opportunities of partnerships and further growth. 

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
5/22/2017 11:39:06 AM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
@srufolo1:

Can't agree more with you. There is lot of potential to be more efficient by making progress with these intiatives -  key aspects like parking, security will surely be addressed at better capacity.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
5/22/2017 11:29:56 AM
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Top Sectors
Reed said the top sectors for telco IoT business are smart utilities and smart cities, which includes the sub-categories of smart metering, smart parking, smart tracking, smart trash bin and environment monitoring.

Most of sectors listed above are already inflight. Smart utilities and cities are actively going on in major cities, Boston being on top in the list with that intiative.


I am also aware that Newyork city is already using smart metering and smart parking features.

 

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DHagar
DHagar
5/18/2017 7:45:19 PM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
@srufolo1 - I think this makes great sense and is an excellent market for MB-IoT.  Not only can cities solve the public problems but possibly can also serve as "hosts' to new aggregated information/services that will foster further public/private partnerships.

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srufolo1
srufolo1
5/18/2017 6:00:20 PM
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Re: Smarter Business Models for NB-IoT
@afwriter When the smart city technology is implemented in every state and every town, there will so much more of an efficient system as far as garbage, parking, security, etc ... It can't happen soon enough.

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