LTE-M – LTE Machine Type Communications
LTE-M is a technology based on existing LTE standards which is specifically designed for MTC. As such, LTE-M features an extended DRX cycle which makes the LTE-M device more energy efficient. Due to the fact that LTE-M is based on LTE, support for LTE-M in the network is not a significant cost undertaking. LTE-M works within a 1.4Mhz LTE channel.
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