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LTE-M vs NB-IoT | difference between LTE-M and NB-IoT

This page compares LTE-M vs NB-IoT and describes difference between LTE-M and NB-IoT.

Specifications LTE-M NB-IoT
Max. System Bandwidth 1.4 MHz 200 KHz
Downlink Peak Rate 1 Mbps About 200 Kbps
Uplink Peak Rate 1 Mbps About 200 Kbps
Duplex Half Duplex Half Duplex
Number of Antennas 1 1
Transmit Power (UE) 20 dBm 23 dBm
Other features Lower Power, eDRx Narrower BW, Extended Coverage
Spectrum On existing LTE network Licensed, particularly 2G
Reuse of frequencies 1 1 for LTE,
12 for 2G
Standard 3GPP Rel.13 (1Q 2016) 3GPP Rel.13 (2Q 2016)


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