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Weightless is the world’s first and only M2M standard designed to work in white space spectrum, and simultaneously overcomes all of the barriers holding back widespread deployment.

M2M applications are very different to voice and high bandwidth use cases like internet browsing. Trying to realise the enormous M2M opportunity using legacy wireless technology standards like GSM simply doesn’t work. Put simply, neither 3G, nor any other cellular based network, is optimised to support M2M.
Latest From @weightlessSIG
6 days ago
RT @wilwebb1: Which country leads in IoT? No obvious answer, US has key players, APac many smart cities. Perhaps IoT too big for one place?
3 weeks ago
RT @wilwebb1: The video for my @TheIET Presidential Lecture is now out at https://t.co/AikFgADVsL - 2days of filming for 2 minutes of video!
4 weeks ago
RT @wilwebb1: More articles on how smart appliances could compromise data in your smartphone. Better not link the two directly to each other
RT @LadyWhiteSpace: Stan Boland will be on BBC R4, World at One - Friday talking to Rory C-J about the IoT :-) @WeightlessSIG @wilwebb1
RT @wilwebb1: Ofcom consult on their role in the IoT. If only all regulators could be so forward-looking. The answer is dedicated spectrum.
RT @wilwebb1: Singapore open up TV white space on same basis as US. Should spur other regulators in the region to do the same.
RT @wilwebb1: UK Uni's have fantastic strengths in wireless. Prob more than half of world's top ten are here. Just need to capitalise on it.
RT @wilwebb1: As R&D funding declines academia becomes more important to the future of ICT. Collaboration could be improved by better KPIs.
RT @wilwebb1: Of all the "hyped" technology, BBC's Rory C-J thinks IoT is most likely to actually succeed. It'll need a wireless network...
2 months ago
RT @wfpevents: William Webb, CEO @WeightlessSIG has agreed to speak at #Spectrum conference - http://t.co/Ny14nL0i70 #innovation #digitalTV
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: Why do we go to conferences? For the presentations or the networking? Would a 1 min pitch from all then drinks be better?
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: Looking at IoT standards bodies it's interesting that around 80% are new bespoke entities. Is this the new way to openness?
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: 5G "spider charts" show IoT requirements completely opposed to personal ones. Why does a single network for both make sense?
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: Filming promo video for my @TheIET Presidential Address. Will be a video with difference - to match my intentions 4 next year!
2 months ago
Welcome! RT @Nominet: Hot on the heels of our #TVWS pilot success we have also joined @weightlesssig to further explore #IoT opportunities.
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: Orange future-vision video of 2004 predicted a "remote control on life" - which we have. Mostly thanks to Internet companies
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: At @cambwireless conference, Cherie Blair "more women engineers". Will be one of key parts of my agenda as @TheIET President
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: IoT will be huge but how many standards/techs have been designed just for IoT? Almost all are adaptations from other areas
2 months ago
RT @wilwebb1: Just how many standards will there be for IoT? Debated this at #IncisorTV roundtable. I believe there will be one dominant one


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