Vivo Expands Next Generation “Internet of Things” to 400 Brazilian Cities

The Internet of Things is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers (UIDs) with the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vivo announced the expansion of its network dedicated to the Internet of Things (IOT) devices to about 400 Brazilian cities, including capitals like São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, Belém, Porto Alegre, and Curitiba.

Using LTE-M and NB-IoT standards, the operator already had a discrete operation with a dedicated network for connected devices in the city of Chapecó (Santa Catarina).

The NB-IoT technology is mainly intended for static devices, such as public lighting, alarm systems and water, light and gas meters. Meanwhile, the LTE-M has better performance in equipment that . . .

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