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Huawei has the IoT covered

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Huawei is committed to collaborating with more operators and vertical industry partners to develop a comprehensive system for evaluating IoT networks

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Ryan Ding, president of Huawei products and solutions, launching Things Coverage
Ryan Ding, president of Huawei products and solutions, launching Things Coverage
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Methodology focuses on the need to connect things as well as people

Huawei has developed what it claims are the first systematic metrics for the connection experience of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

 

The Things Coverage methodology includes an approach to evaluating the quality of an IoT network, and the first system for planning mobile communications networks that must serve things as well as people.

 

Launched at the 2016 Global MBB Forum in Tokyo, it provides a set of quantitative standards which can serve as reference for the entire IoT ecosystem, from telecom operators and device makers to users. Coordination across the ecosystem will help operators roll out their networks fast and maximise the value of the IoT, said Huawei.

 

Each use case is analysed in terms of availability, bandwidth, coverage, delay sensitivity, and energy efficiency. The combination of scores across the five dimensions gives a connection quality baseline for each type of service: smart metering; connected cars; and industrial controls.

 

At the 2016 Global MBB Forum, Ryan Ding, president of Huawei products & solutions, introduced Things Coverage and its 5-dimensional evaluation system, and presented network planning a case study using data from a smart water meter application.

 

Huawei proposed Things Coverage network planning methodology focuses on the need to connect things as well as people. Things Coverage includes a series of radio models, with different combinations of wireless connection features, for different types of application scenario. These models are then mapped onto network maps showing where the various services are needed. The maps will guide later service provisioning based on key dimensions such as grid-level coverage and battery life.

 

Using the Things Coverage methodology, operators will be able to roll out targeted IoT services efficiently across their existing mobile broadband networks, while maintaining low cost of operations, Huawei said. After service provisioning, Things Coverage also gives standards for monitoring data traffic and energy consumption to ensure that service quality remains at the required level, and more services can be deployed as the IoT network grows.

 

Huawei added that it is committed to collaborating with more operators and vertical industry partners to develop a comprehensive system for evaluating IoT networks, and a planning standard for network construction. Innovative solutions and open approaches to IoT planning will help operators make more informed investment decisions.

 

To download a whitepaper on Things Coverage go to: www.huawei.com/minisite/hwmbbf16/insights/paper-en.pdf

 

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