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NANCHANG, June 12 (Xinhua) -- An alliance on the Mobile Internet of Things (MIoT) was established in east China's Jiangxi Province Monday.
More than 140 leading companies and research institutions on Internet of Things (IoT) have joined the alliance, which is engaged in creating an industrial system of research and development, production, certification, testing, training and services for MIoT.
ZTE, Huawei, China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom are among the members.
Zhou Hongren, executive deputy director of government think-tank Advisory Committee of State Informatization, serves as secretary general of the alliance.
Zhou said the alliance was the world's first based on NarrowBand-IoT, or NB-IoT, an international technical standard for MIoT led by China.
An MIoT industrial park was also inaugurated in Jiangxi's Yingtan Monday, where research centers, laboratories and quality inspection centers will be built.