AT&T piloting advanced network technologies for IOT

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) plans to pilot CAT-M1 network technologies to support a new generation of IoT devices and services on the AT&T 4G LTE network, the company said.

The company said Cat-M1 can operate on the existing network footprint and co-exist with mobile broadband services in the same spectrum. Its design supports next-generation IoT devices such as wearables and utility meters.

AT&T offers entertainment, mobile, high speed Internet and voice services, and is a provider of pay TV in US and 11 Latin American countries.