Challenges of IoT Deployment in the Context of Developing Countries




5G, IoT, Road to Development


The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is not exactly a novelty, even if it has not burst out yet with all the force that the market expected. The 5th generation of mobile telephony (5G) is rushing to deploy in the midst of a real trade war, and intends to get one’s own way on this and others fronts. This paper analyses how to  overcome the challenges of an IoT deployment, which can be too complex to fulfil its promise of massification and ubiquity. This analysis is primarily intended to identify  whether 5G will be the key to a current IoT deployment in all contexts, or whether it is wise to pursue other development paths first.


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