LPWAN technologies offer dramatically lower cost for sensing which unlocks business cases for data collection and enables virtual real-time and persistent monitoring. Discover what it can mean for industry, how it can be exploited and dig into the pros and cons.
The Australian Antarctic Division has a long history of providing telecommunications as part of the support provided to expeditioners within the Australian Antarctic Territory. Since the days when Mawson?s expedition in 1911 setup the first transmitter at Commonwealth Bay, the Division has provided continuous and increasingly sophisticated telecommunications capability that now includes data to support medical services, science, education and Internet access. The provision of telecommunications to Antarctica relies on satellite transmission for backhaul.
A recently published report by CEET has identified access networks, not data centres, as a growing & significant threat to the sustainability of services delivered from the cloud. This is because more people are accessing cloud services via wireless networks.
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