Actility and machinestalk partner to launch national LoRaWAN™ network for the internet of things in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), and machinestalk, the leading IoT solutions provider, today announce they are working together to begin the roll-out of a large-scale LoRaWAN network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The partnership will combine the expertise of Actility with machinestalk’s market-leading IoT platform and solutions and will enable cutting-edge efficient and energy-saving IoT solutions and geolocation applications in the fields of smart cities and Industries, oil and gas, supply chain and logistics.

Managing Director Eng. Nawaaf Alshalani said, “We at machinestalk always seek to build and present an integrated ecosystem to our clients. As a result, we are collaborating with Actility to implement LoRaWAN network and LPWAN technologies, which will give an added value to the region as a whole, and enable the grow of the IoT market in the Kingdom in line with the 2030 Vision. Our studies and research indicate that 11% of IoT connections will use LPWAN technologies that serve applications and solutions that require low-cost, multi-year battery operation, long-range connectivity, and geolocation. We are proud of our partnership with Actility, a leading company in this field and a developer of ThingPark, the leading IoT platform. This collaboration will help us to provide better IoT services and solutions for various private, government, and semi-government sectors.” Eng. Nawaf added.

“We’re delighted to be working with machinestalk to begin the rollout of a LoRaWAN network in Saudi Arabia,” says Actility CEO Mike Mulica. “As a provider of IoT solutions for over a decade, machinestalk really understands the needs of the key industrial sectors in the Kingdom. Not only oil and gas, which are clearly pivotal, but also other applications in the new domains being grown in response to the very forward looking Saudi Vision 2030. We believe that a this LPWAN communications network will be a powerful platform to accelerate the the implementation of that vision.”

machinestalk is planning to use the LoRaWAN infrastructure to facilitate the implementation of IoT solutions in industry sectors including oil and gas, smart city solutions, M2M, and industrial applications. For the oil and gas industry, the network will support services including smart level monitoring and smart metering, improving the end to end supply chain. From the smart city perspective, machinestalk will deploy services including smart lighting solution, environmental monitoring, smart parking systems and waste management solutions resulting in more green, efficient and connected cities in Saudi Arabia and the MENA region.

GET Wireless selects Actility to power national LoRaWAN network in Tunisia

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GET Wireless selects Actility to power national LoRaWAN network in Tunisia

Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), and GET Wireless, North Africa’s leading network system integrator, today announced their partnership to develop a large scale IoT communication network in Tunisia, based on LoRaWAN™ technology and powered by the ThingPark platform. As a leader in integrating solutions and value added services for network operators throughout the Maghreb region, GET Wireless will be creating a platform for its customers to support applications ranging from smart grid to waste management and e-health.

“With the Tunisian IoT market now opened up for development by Mincom, the way is clear for our customers to begin to deploy services, which they want to do as swiftly and efficiently as possible to take advantage of this new market,” said Malek Ben Jalel, VP Presales of Get Wireless. “We believe that Actility’s platform will allow us to quickly install and easily maintain a best in class product for our customers. Actility has the experience gained as a founding member of the LoRa Alliance and a veteran of many large scale network rollouts worldwide, which gives us confidence in its ability to deliver the best solutions, and the value of its shared insight into successful business strategies for the IoT.”

“We’re very excited to be working with GET Wireless to begin the deployment of a large-scale LPWA network in Tunisia,” said Actility CEO Mike Mulica. “The entire continent is gearing up to provide smart services founded on the intelligence offered by the IoT powered by our ThingPark platform. The ability of the IoT to improve the quality of life for everyone is widely recognised throughout Africa, and the region is fast becoming one of the leading engines for IoT adoption and growth worldwide. We’re convinced that GET Wireless, with its experience in delivering customer solutions and portfolio of leading technology partners, is well placed to accelerate the deployment of IoT solutions in Tunisia and beyond.”

GET Wireless is expecting to see its customers deploying IoT solutions in smart grid, for metering and managing energy demand and distribution capacity, in waste management, where the location capabilities of networks powered by the ThingPark platform will enable management and optimization of waste collection routes in real time, and in e-health. As the first Actility Gold Partner in Africa, GET Wireless will focus on delivering what is best for our customers in our area.