LPWA network deployments: trends and analysis

09 March 2023 | Research

Ibraheem Kasujee | Mary Saunders

Strategy report | PPTX and PDF (10 slides) | IoT Services

"NB-IoT is the most deployed LPWA network technology with 147 NB-IoT networks worldwide, and NB-IoT and LTE-M together account for almost half of all LPWA networks."


448 public LPWA networks were planned or deployed in 87 countries at the start of 2023, according to Analysys Mason’s LPWA networks index. No single technology has emerged as a de-facto LPWA standard, and various unlicensed LPWA technologies continue to be deployed in the market.

Information included in this report

  • An overview of the current state of the LPWAN market
  • An analysis of the role operators are playing in the market
  • An analysis of emerging trends in the market including network technologies, popular applications, network operators and regional trends


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