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This research note analyses Ovum’s IoT & LPWA Network Deployment Tracker 4Q19 update discussing technologies and market trends.


  • The LPWAN market is slowing down, while CSPs are working to address challenges such as NB-IoT roaming and new business models.

Features and Benefits

  • Compares LPWAN deployments across different regions.
  • Analyzes why the LPWAN market has slowed down.

Key questions answered

  • How do LPWAN deployments differ across regions?
  • Why has the LPWAN market slowed down?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • LPWAN network announcements are slowing down as providers focus on expanding coverage and business development
  • LoRaWAN remains the technology with most live networks, but NB-IoT closes in
  • Recommendations: moving forward with LPWAN


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