Worldwide Connectivity for the Internet of Things Through LoRaWAN
AbstractThe low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) paradigm is gradually gaining market acceptance. In particular, three prominent LPWAN technologies are emerging at the moment: LoRaWAN™ and SigFox™, which operate on unlicensed frequency bands, and NB-IoT, operating on licensed frequency bands. This paper deals with LoRaWAN™, and has the aim of describing a particularly interesting feature provided by the latest LoRaWAN™ specification—often neglected in the literature—i.e., the roaming capability between different operators of LoRaWAN™ networks, across the same country or even different countries. Recalling that LoRaWAN™ devices do not have a subscriber identification module (SIM) like cellular network terminals, at a first glance the implementation of roaming in LoRaWAN™ networks could seem intricate. The contribution of this paper consists in explaining the principles behind the implementation of a global LoRaWAN network, with particular focus on how to cope with the lack of the SIM in the architecture and how to realize roaming. View Full-Text
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Vangelista, L.; Centenaro, M. Worldwide Connectivity for the Internet of Things Through LoRaWAN. Future Internet 2019, 11, 57.
Vangelista L, Centenaro M. Worldwide Connectivity for the Internet of Things Through LoRaWAN. Future Internet. 2019; 11(3):57.Chicago/Turabian Style
Vangelista, Lorenzo; Centenaro, Marco. 2019. "Worldwide Connectivity for the Internet of Things Through LoRaWAN." Future Internet 11, no. 3: 57.
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