WUXI, China -- Huawei’s NB-IoT solution has won the gold medal for new technologies and products at the 2016 World Internet of Things Exposition (WIOT) in Wuxi, China October 30 – November 1, 2016. Huawei is the first company to win a significant award in the narrowband cellular IoT field, for its industrial contribution to the NB-IoT technologies with continuous innovation. Huawei has conducted lab and field tests with a number of world's top carriers, and the overall test results meet or even exceed the requirements stipulated by the 3GPP specifications. The gold medal represents the fact that Huawei’s industry-leading NB-IoT solution has received high recognition from the IoT industry and also improves industry confidence in the rapid development of the NB-IoT industry chain.
"NB-IoT technologies fully meet the LPWA market requirements for deep coverage, mass connectivity, ultra-low power consumption, and ultra-low costs,” said Zhu Cheng, General Manager of Huawei’s Cellular IoT product line. “With this leading NB-IoT solution, Huawei will continue working together with carriers and vertical industries to promote the implementation of commercial NB-IoT applications. Besides technological innovation and product development, Huawei will proactively and relentlessly promote construction of the NB-IoT ecosystem and boost incubation of NB-IoT applications for a prosperous future for the NB-IoT industry."
This gold medal marks a new start on the road for Huawei to pursue higher achievements with the NB-IoT solution. Huawei has started deploying pilot NB-IoT sites with world's leading carriers. It is expected that 20 commercial NB-IoT networks will be deployed by the end of 2017.