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‘IoT Agreement Group’ (IAG) #5 Underway – December 2017

11 Dec 2017 - ‘IoT Agreement Group’ (IAG) #5 Underway – December 2017


The first GCF ‘IoT Agreement Group’ (IAG) meeting to held in the UK is currently well underway in Guildford, UK.

The IAG is a dedicated working group focusing on the testing and certification requirements for ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) devices and applications that make use of mobile connectivity. The new group supports the global roll-out of applications initially based on 3GPP Mobile IoT standards including NB-IoT and LTE Cat-M1. This will be expanded to capture many flavors of IoT standards

Shown in the photo, conducting the meeting, are Denis Chabot (Sierra Wireless) – IAG Chair, Andrew Todesco (Anritzu) – IAG Vice Chair and Asif Hamidullah (GCF).

Unfortunately some delegates have been delayed or even had to rearrange their arrivals due to wintery conditions around the globe.

GCF Certification exists to enable manufacturers to ensure their latest smartphones, handsets and wireless products will work correctly on the world’s mobile networks.

IoTAS, a founder member of the GCF, specialise in Live Network Testing solutions for 3GPP/Cellular devices, NB-IoT and Cat M1 technologies and is the only UKAS accredited UK GCF Recognised Test House (RTO) for IOP and Field Trials and Assessment Capable Entity (ACE) accredited lab. This enables us to assist GCF Associate Manufacturers to obtain required GCF certification for there products. Additionally we also provide Open Market Device confidence level testing, working to a rigid quality test framework.

Start date/time: 11th December 14:00
End date/time: 11th December 19:00

Venue: Guildford Harbour Hotel, 3 Alexandra Terrace, High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3DA, UK.

For more information of the GCF and membership (required to attend GCF events) then please visit: www.globalcertificationforum.org/

For more information on IoTAS please visit www.iotas.co.uk