Vodafone Group at the moment connects 159 million IoT gadgets on over 580 networks in 190 nations
Vodafone ended 2022 with over 5 million lively IoT strains in Spain within the IoT section, after including almost 1 million in the course of the yr. In an announcement, the corporate famous that the web addition of IoT strains final yr accounted for 39% of the web additions within the Spanish IoT market.
This pattern accelerated within the third quarter of 2022, with Vodafone including 483,000 new strains within the IoT section, which represented 69% of the web additions available in the market throughout that interval, Vodafone mentioned.
The telco mentioned it at the moment manages over 40% of all IoT connections within the Spanish market.
Presently, the corporate integrates IoT know-how in sectors reminiscent of safety and related alarms, banking, logistics, related fleets, renewable energies, agriculture, waste administration and water administration.
“Our management in IoT is due, largely, to the innovation that we’re selling on this subject and the diversification of sectors by which we’re implementing it, supporting the choice of our shoppers to have our know-how to be related and thus serving to them develop sustainably,” mentioned Daniel Jiménez, director of Vodafone Enterprise.
In January 2017, Vodafone Spain had launched its business NB-IoT within the nation. The cities the place this know-how was initially obtainable had been Madrid and Valencia, with subsequent expansions to cities together with Barcelona, Bilbao, Málaga and Seville.
At a world stage, Vodafone Group at the moment connects 159 million IoT gadgets on over 580 networks in 190 nations.
Vodafone has already launched NB-IoT networks within the UK, Czech Republic; Germany; Greece; Eire; Italy; Australia; Netherlands; South Africa; Spain and Turkey, amongst different markets.
Vodafone initially launched 5G companies in Spain through Non-Standalone (NSA) structure in 2019 whereas the telco launched a pre-commercial 5G Standalone (SA) community in June 2021.
In January of 2022, Vodafone Spain introduced the beginning of the preliminary deployment of 5G protection through the 700 MHz frequency in 109 municipalities in 30 provinces throughout the nation, after the telco secured spectrum within the 700 MHz band in July 2021.
Vodafone has mentioned that the 5G community within the 700 MHz frequency permits the telco to broaden its protection footprint extensively and supply higher protection inside buildings.
In December 2022, Vodafone secured 400 megahertz of spectrum within the 26GHz band to spice up 5G companies.
Vodafone had beforehand mentioned that its 5G community was anticipated to be obtainable in 1,000 municipalities throughout Spain by the top of 2022, reaching 46% of the inhabitants.