Swisscom includes actility’s thingpark wireless network solution and internet of things marketplace in their low power wide area connectivity ecosystem
Actility announced a new technology partnership with telecom provider Swisscom in the area of LPWA/IoT (Internet of Things). The partnership will leverage both companies’ expertise in the area of IoT for the ongoing development of innovative services for emerging markets such as Smart City or Smart Building services.
Actility offers a network solution that includes ThingPark Wireless base stations, central network controllers and management platforms for low-power sensor provisioning and network monitoring. The full ThingPark solution is a key element in the roll-out of LPWA and LoRaWan networks by operators. The new vertical businesses enabled by the standards-based LoRaWan specification will be presented by Actility and other eco-system partners at the official launch of the LoRa Alliance, held at the at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in March 2015.
“We foresee a significant increase in demand for Low Power Wide Area Network based solutions in the market,” states Gerhard Schedler, Head of M2M at Swisscom. “We feel that Actility serves as an important ecosystem and technology partner as we explore new opportunities to meet the diverse and emerging needs of our customers.”
You can read the full press release at http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/actility-announces-technology-partnership-with-swisscom-for-lorawan-based-internet-of-things-services-294630891.html
Learn more about the LoRaWAN technology by downloading the Actility “What is LoRaWAN” white paper