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Telefónica and Vodafone: markedly different approaches to NB-IoT

Michele Mackenzie Principal Analyst, Research
Tom Rebbeck Research Director, Enterprise and IoT

"Vodafone is investing heavily in NB-IoT, but Telefónica prefers to wait – an approach we believe may be unduly cautious."

Telefónica and Vodafone have provided further details on their markedly different approaches to NB-IoT, with Telefónica choosing to wait before investing in the technology. This article assesses the different plans of these two operators.