Deutsche Telekom has recently certified UNISOC's NB-IoT chipset, IVY8908A as one of the recommended NB-IoT solutions. UNISOC is a Chinese fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Shanghai which produces chipsets for mobile phones.
UNISOC's IVY8908A is a highly integrated single-mode single-chip NB-IoT solution that is equipped with features such as a RF transceiver, central processing unit, modem, power management capabilities, ROM/RAM storage units, among others. IVY8908A supports 3GPP Release 14 protocol, with narrow-band IoT ultra-low power consumption, larger capacity, and superlative coverage. Moreover, it has a frequency range covering 690~2200MHz and can be adapted to domestic and overseas carrier networks. This makes it perfect for smart meters, tracking devices, and other such products.
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies and currently serves around 178 million mobile customers, 28 million fixed-network lines, and 20 million broadband lines. Leading in the deployment of NB-IoT, Deutsche Telekom has already commercially launched NB-IoT networks in 8 European countries, as well, in the United States.
After getting certified by Deutsche Telekom, UNISOC's IVY8908A becomes one of the most recommended NB-IoT solutions and has been integrated in Deutsche Telekom's IoT Solution Optimizer.
Deutsche Telekom's IoT Solution Optimizer is a web-based service that helps model and analyse the performance, reliability and sustainability of IoT solutions designed under specific deployment conditions which further guides customers to develop more business ready IoT solutions.