3 Hong Kong Launches Commercial NB-IoT Roaming with Taiwan's Fast EasTone

3 Hong Kong Launches Commercial NB-IoT Roaming with Taiwan's Fast EasTone Image Credit: jamesteoh/Bigstockphoto.com

3 Hong Kong, the second largest mobile operator in the country announced that it has become one of the first operators in Asia to activate a commercial NB-IoT roaming capability that will serve enterprises with more stable and secured end-to-end NB-IOT connectivity.

The development is expected to present enterprises with significant business opportunities overseas in respect of the IoT concept.Interconnecting with Fast EasTone’s NB-IoT network in Taiwan via NB-IoT roaming. Devices with NB-IoT chips embedded – such as sensors and trackers – can be connected in countries where NB-IoT roaming-enabled networks are available. This enables enterprises to explore business opportunities overseas, said the Operator.

3 Hong Kong, a founding member of the Conexus Mobile Alliance, interconnected with the NB-IoT network run by Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) in Taiwan, another Conexusmember, in March this year. 3 Hong Kong is now extending the opportunity to form bilateral NB-IoT roaming partnerships with other Conexus members – a move that will reinforce 3 Hong Kong’s leading position in the field of NB-IoT connectivity.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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