How do i know if am using NB-iot or Cat-m?

  • This may be a silly question but im not sure what am using?

  • @misterlisty The way I understand it (correct me if I am wrong) is, that these are two very different LTE standards.

    LTE-M draws more current but is able to send data with 1 Mbit/s and 20ms latency whilst NB-IoT operates on 1000 times lower current on bands between 800 MHz-900MHz but can only send data with a lower bandwidth (250 Kbit/s) and a latency of 1s

    The main thing is availability in your country. Here in Germany only NB-IoT is available and LTE-M would need a whole new buildup of LTE infrastructure, NB-IoT works on the existing LTE network.

    So i guess you should check first, which standard is available in your country first.

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