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dc.contributor.author Alpakwu, GA
dc.contributor.author Silva, BJ
dc.contributor.author Hancke, GP
dc.contributor.author Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan MI
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-21T12:44:09Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-21T12:44:09Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12
dc.identifier.citation Alpakwu, G.A. et al. 2017. A survey on 5G networks for the Internet of Things: communication technologies and challenges. IEEE Access, vol. 6: 3619-3647 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2169-3536
dc.identifier.uri http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8141874/
dc.identifier.uri DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2779844
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/10225
dc.description Copyright: 2017 IEEE. Due to copyright restrictions, the attached PDF file only contains the abstract of the full text item. A free copy of this open access article can be downloaded from the publisher's website. en_US
dc.description.abstract The Internet of Things (IoT) is a promising technology which tends to revolutionize and connect the global world via heterogeneous smart devices through seamless connectivity. The current demand for machine-type communications (MTC) has resulted in a variety of communication technologies with diverse service requirements to achieve the modern IoT vision. More recent cellular standards like long-term evolution (LTE) have been introduced for mobile devices but are not well suited for low-power and low data rate devices such as the IoT devices. To address this, there is a number of emerging IoT standards. Fifth generation (5G) mobile network, in particular, aims to address the limitations of previous cellular standards and be a potential key enabler for future IoT. In this paper, the state-of-the-art of the IoT application requirements along with their associated communication technologies are surveyed. In addition, the third generation partnership project cellular-based low-power wide area solutions to support and enable the new service requirements for Massive to Critical IoT use cases are discussed in detail, including extended coverage global system for mobile communications for the Internet of Things, enhanced machine-type communications, and narrowband-Internet of Things. Furthermore, 5G new radio enhancements for new service requirements and enabling technologies for the IoT are introduced. This paper presents a comprehensive review related to emerging and enabling technologies with main focus on 5G mobile networks that is envisaged to support the exponential traffic growth for enabling the IoT. The challenges and open research directions pertinent to the deployment of massive to critical IoT applications are also presented in coming up with an efficient context-aware congestion control mechanism. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;20533
dc.subject Internet of Things en_US
dc.subject IoT en_US
dc.subject Long-term evolution en_US
dc.subject Machine-type communications en_US
dc.subject 5G new radio en_US
dc.title A survey on 5G networks for the Internet of Things: communication technologies and challenges en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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