Sub 1GHz M2M communications standardization: The advancement in white space utilization for enhancing the energy efficiency

Sylvester Ajah, Ali Al-Sherbaz, Scott J Turner, Philip Picton

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Abstract

Energy efficiency of machine to machine (M2M) communications terminals is one of the major design goals of M2M networks, resulting from anticipated over 50 billion M2M communications devices to be deployed into the networks by 2020 [1]. The stakeholders in the M2M communications have observed that it will be environmental and economic catastrophic to deploy M2M communications devices without solving the energy inefficiencies associated with wireless devices that are expected to be used for M2M communications. In view of the aforementioned energy challenge, sub 1GHz spectra have provided enormous opportunities that can be energy efficient, cost effective and coverage efficiency which can be utilized for M2M communications. This work will evaluate the energy efficiency benefits of optimized Sub 1GHz spectra for M2M communications.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPGNET Proceedings of the 15th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting 2014
EditorsMajid Merabti, Omar Abuelma'atti, Carol Oliver
Place of PublicationLiverpool, UK
PublisherLiverpool John Moores University
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781902560281
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2014
Event15th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting 2014 - Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Duration: 23 Jun 201423 Jun 2014

Conference

Conference15th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting 2014
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLiverpool
Period23/06/1423/06/14

Keywords

  • Energy efficiency
  • IEEE 802.11ah / 802.11af / 802.22 / 802.15.4 standards
  • M2M communications
  • sub 1GHzcommunications
  • weightless standard

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