At the Customer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Actility together with other Industry leaders such as Cisco, Eolane, IBM, Kerlink, IMST, MultiTech, Sagemcom, Semtech, and Microchip Technology, as well as lead telecom operators: Bouygues Telecom, KPN, SingTel, Proximus, Swisscom, and FastNet (part of Telkom South Africa) announced their plan to form the LoRa™ Alliance, creating the largest, most powerful consolidated effort by industry leaders to enable the Internet of Things (IoT).
The objective of the LoRa™ Alliance is to standardize Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) being deployed around the world to enable Internet of Things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M), smart city and industrial applications. The Alliance members intend to collaborate in order to drive the global success of the LoRa™ protocol (LoRaWAN™) by sharing knowledge and experience to ensure interoperability between Telecom operators.
The prospective Alliance members are hosting an information session on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Envoy Room at the Embassy Suites Convention Center Las Vegas.
You can read the full press release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150106006888/en/LoRa%E2%84%A2-Alliance-Enable-Worldwide-Mobility-Internet#.VK1oHifRp93