Stockholm – Tele2 AB (“Tele2”) (Nasdaq Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) Tele2 IoT launches LTE-M network, the technology designed specifically designed for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Tele2 is pleased to announce the launch of LTE-M. LTE-M is a technology that greatly enhances Tele2’s offering in managed IoT connectivity. With LTE-M, IoT gets its own dedicated radio access technology designed for massive IoT applications.

As a cellular LPWA (low-power, wide area) technology, LTE-M brings seamless connectivity, supporting lower cost devices and longer battery life, enabling many new IoT use cases. LTE-M also supports existing IoT use cases previously based on 2G or 3G, making it a very versatile technology.

“We are very excited to add LTE-M to the Tele2 IoT connectivity offering,” says Cyril Deschanel, Managing Director, Tele2 IoT Business Unit. “LTE-M is truly a pivotal technology for IoT, and will be a key enabler for the massive IoT future.”

Tele2’s IoT customers currently enjoy a global connectivity reach with nearly than 500 networks in more than 180 countries. LTE-M is initially launched in Tele2’s Swedish network, with an ongoing roaming rollout focusing on Europe and the US.

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