Smart cities

Smart cities, villages and countrysides

Millions of connected devices that enable a smarter and safer world rely on affordable connectivity designed for decades of operation.

Cities and villages will become smarter by connecting everything that can be connected, e.g. smart meters, streetlights, trash can sensors and parking spaces – essentially everything that can help make cities safer, greener, more efficient and more comfortable for inhabitants.

LPWAN technologies such as NB-IoT, LoRaWAN, Sigfox and LTE-M will play an important role. These IoT devices support deep coverage with low power consumption, a battery life of more than 10 years, decades of network operation, software maintenance and secure operation. It is essential to test the RF performance in terms of deep coverage, battery life, security and conformance with standards and regulations.

IoT device certification and qualification
IoT device certification and qualification

IoT device certification and qualification

Conformance myths and realities: every wireless device needs to comply with the relevant wireless standards, regulatory requirements and network operator’s acceptance criteria before it can go on air.

Wireless technologies behind smart cities, villages and countrysides

Educational resources

  • Free Internet of Things webinars

    Insights into IoT trends, related technologies and major upcoming test challenges

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  • Video series "Let's talk IoT"

    Hot IoT topics, major test challenges and practical test solutions

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  • Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2018 Barcelona

    Rohde & Schwarz demonstrates test solutions for 4G, 5G and IoT

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  • White papers and application notes

    Details on IoT technologies, related test challenges and practical solutions

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