Tele2 has teamed up with Dutch provider economical mobile network




Tele2 is working with the Dutch Aerea. The integration will allow both companies to offer services for internet-of-things-devices, which can use both Tele2’s mobile network and the networks of Aerea.

Aerea This would both companies make their services in the field of Internet connections for iot devices more attractive and a competitor for KPN, T-Mobile and Vodafone, which currently offer services in that area. This involves machine-to-machine communication, such as from weather stations and other computer systems that work and communicate without the intervention of human users.

Aerea was the name of a Dutch wimax provider who several years ago had a wide network in Amsterdam with this 4G technology. The brand name and the license for the 3.5GHz frequency is transferred to another company. Meanwhile, it is the licensee of the French SigFox that across Europe the 868MHz frequency an Ultra Narrow Band Network is building. This frequency is license-free and the company can therefore be used in any country. Sigfox claims it already has coverage through Aerea in 85 percent of the Netherlands. The data network has a speed of up 1kbit / s, making the power consumption of devices is low and there is no need much capacity.

It is the second collaboration of Tele2 with a provider in the Dutch market. Earlier, the Swedish provider known that even after the 4G network is nationwide, continues to use T-Mobile’s 2G and 3G networks.

Earlier this month announced KPN to allow long distance connections for smart devices. For this, the company uses the same band as SigFox.


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