back to article Vodafone's NB-IoT launch dates for Ireland and Netherlands slip

Vodafone has admitted that the commercial launch of its Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network in Ireland and the Netherlands has been delayed by a whole season. As spotted by industry news website Light Reading, Voda’s rollout of NB-IoT in the two countries has been pushed back until “summer” in spite of enthusiastic …

  1. H in The Hague

    Bit late

    The delay might make it difficult for them to compete with KPN's LoRa network which went live last year with nationwide coverage:

    A friend with a networking company has been looking at that and apparently it's both technically and financially attractive for applications with very low data volumes and a constrained power budget. It'll be interesting to see how the market develops.

  2. whoelse

    It's almost as if the value of ITO has been lost in a fantastical amount of hype

    Once the first killer applications emerge, momentum could build fast. Could.

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