Massive Machine Type Communication (mMTC) is a key attribute of the 5G ecosystem, particularly in industry. mMTC is designed to provide a cheap and robust simultaneous connection to billions of devices, sensors, and modules within an industry setting without overloading the network, due to the small and sporadic data that is sent with little or no human interaction. The integration of 5G offers support to a much larger number of devices than previous iterations of cellular communications technologies. These devices and modules include sensors that monitor various metrics from an object, machine, person, or environment to help automate systems and improve efficiency within an industry.
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