Learn more about Olivia’s cellular connectivity, our REST API and the Internet of Things.
Use the theft protection functionality to prevent unlawful data-usage. Once enabled, the combination of SIM card (IMSI) and device (IMEI) is registered in our database. When the SIM card tries to set up a data session from a different device, the attempt is blocked by the network.
To connect your device to Olivia’s cellular networks you need to set the Olivia Access Point Name (APN). If you've never done this before. No problems. We will show you how.
Connectivity charges can occur complicated. Knowing the details can help you understand and setup your IoT deployment best as possible.
When deploying large numbers of SIM cards, it is challenging to keep track of usage. That’s why we built 'Limits’. A Limit keeps track of the usage of your SIM card.
National Roaming allows SIM cards to use more operators in a country. This can be a big advantage to be certain of good coverage in a country. If your device is at a location with poor reception, it can switch to the best network. In case of a network outage, it switches to another network for continued service.
We’ve made an overview with public information about the timelines of decommissioning 2G networks. Please keep in mind that this is ever changing and we can’t be certain about the correctness of the information.
2G hardware is a perfect fit for IoT deployments with a service life of around 5 years. A lot of different hardware is available and proven. And best of all, the hardware comes at very competitive prices that can make your IoT business case profitable.
Since the first mobile networks, mobile phones were the networks heavy users. That's why today's networks optimise for smartphones. Understanding these challenges will help you find the right connectivity solution for your use-case
One of the most important decisions you need make choosing your IoT solution is how the device is going to communicate.
Cell ID gives the unique ID of a cellular radio cell. Making it possible to get an approximate location of your device.
An Access Point Name is a virtual between the mobile network and another computer network, usually the internet.