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How to choose LTE equipment provider

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  • April 14, 2018


Many large-scale wireless applications that are deployed in harsh environments need the utilization of industrial-grade devices. whereas the business advantages of LTE are obvious, firms selecting optimal LTE answer shouldadditionally consider 3 key factors into their migration plans: extreme temperature, power and radio isolation, and reliable cellular connectivity.
Extreme Temperatures
Cellular devices deployed outdoors are exposed to extreme temperatures that change with the seasons and daily temperature changes. At high temperatures, there's risk of device failure attributable to heating, whereas at temperatures below -30°C, devices might fail to start. an LTE answer that meets the extreme temperature needs in harsh environments is signifacant to maintaining business operations.
Currently, most industrial LTE solutions provide a standard in operation temperature vary between -25 and 60°C.  What industrial applications want is an LTE solution that characterized as an extended in operation temperature vary, ideally between -30 to 70°C. Such a solution ensures reliable device operation and network connectivity for mission-critical applications.
Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
How may EMI have an effect on a cellular device? once there's a unexpected change in voltage distinction, harmful electrical interference will gain entry into the cellular device through the antenna or the power port, thus, degrading antenna sensitivity and damaging internal electronic parts.
A common approach to safeguard cellular devices is to put in a DC block on the antenna port and a DC/DC power isolator on the power port. However, this approach isn't value effective for large-scale industrial applications.
The cheaper approach is to settle on a cellular device with built-in power and antenna isolation. This all-in-one solution eliminates the necessity for putting in extra parts and is effective in avoiding unwanted interference.
Reliable connectivity
Maintaining a reliable cellular network connection may be a constant challenge for industrial M2M applications, particularly for mission-critical applications like real-time remote observation within the oil fields, on pipelines, and in traffic safety management centers.

Dual-SIM support allows a cellular device to mechanically switch to a different carrier network once a base station fails to respond or once the situation of the present connection deteriorates to below a suitable level. though this methodology ensures cellular connection to a base station, it doesn't guarantee connection beyond the base station.

IPLOOK can provide you the LTE eNodeB that can works under -40℃~+55℃. As a result, your 4G wireless network operate even under extreme cold weather. Besides, the EMI can be avioded by the more cost-effective way we metioned. If you worry about the reliability, an redundancy deployment way can be provided. Two set of EPC and IMS can deployed and are connected to eNodeB through S1-flex interface.