NB-IoT: A Practical Guide for Field Testing

Cellular operators worldwide need to be ready for the coming massive IoT market demand. They require a technology that offers global compatibility as well as broad industry support. Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) is quickly becoming one of service providers’ most popular choices.

This application note discusses best practices for testing new NB-IoT networks in the field and identifying any potential issues associated with intra-network and external interference. It also includes several case studies that highlight familiar challenges when deploying NB-IoT in wireless networks, along with technical solutions and testing requirements that can help mobile operators make sure their networks are ready to deliver appropriate QoS.