IoT applications that require longer runs can utilize the GSM / 3G / 4G cellular communication function. Cellular phones can obviously send large amounts of data, especially for 4G.

 

Criteria: GSM / GPRS / EDGE (2G), UMTS / HSPA (3G), LTE (4G)

Frequency: 900/1800/1900 / 2100MHz

Range: GSM maximum 35km; HSPA longest 200 km.

Data rates (typical downloads): 35-170 KPS (GPRS), 120-384 kbps (EDGE), 384 kbps-2 Mbps (UMTS), 600 kbps-10 Mbps (HSPA), 3-10 Mbps