Quick definition: A Mobile Network Operator (or MNO) is a company that sells access to cellular networks. Also known as a cellular carrier, wireless service provider, cellular company, and other combinations of these terms, an MNO provides cellular services in a specific country or region, which can overlap with other MNOs.
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LPWAN Explained: Low Power Wide Area Networks
There are several kinds of LPWANs, but they all share some general characteristics, and they’re ideally suited for IoT applications. The type of LPWAN you choose determines the radio frequency (RF) bands, data rate, and cost structure your device uses.
What Is OpenVPN?
With OpenVPN, you can remotely access a private network from anywhere. emnify leverages OpenVPN to help IoT manufacturers remotely access devices and securely transport data from the device.
What Is an IoT Gateway?
Some IoT devices, like smart meters, are often so distributed that they’re difficult to access, and they need to last for many years in the field. So manufacturers give them minimal capabilities and optimize them for maximum battery life. In cases like this, an IoT gateway enables the devices in the field to remain secure throughout their lifecycle and communicate with the utility provider’s analytics and billing applications.