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Kingfin and Actility join strengths and cover the Eastern African LoRaWAN market

Press Release, Paris 17 November 2020

We are very happy to announce that Kingfin, leading IT solutions distributor for clients in East Africa, has become an Actility Distributor Channel Partner and is now helping us and our subsidiary company, Abeeway, spread our solutions even further by including Actility as their strategic partner and allowing customers acquire a turnkey and tailored solutions based on Actility’s ThingPark IoT network.

Kingfin provides cutting edge Information Communication and Technology (ICT) solutions in order to align business processes and resources for a competitive advantage in each of their client’s industries. This partnership contributes to the offer and distribution of IoT solutions using LoRaWAN® and enables new business models and use cases in the Eastern African market, covering countries such as Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.

The core offer will include hardware sensors and gateways, software and cloud networks. Kingfin’s focus will remain on IoT products, software, services, analytics and solutions which will be used to intelligently connect people, assets and data.

Through this partnership, Kingfin intends to support regional partners who are strong in their verticals as a solutions distributor, giving Actility a new impulse in East Africa to continue expanding LoRaWAN® and ThingPark solutions and strengthening both Kigfin’s and our own position in the IoT field.

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“We look forward to the partnership on the growth of IoT in Africa through LoRaWAN with the ultimate goal of making African entities not to be just data driven but to become data informed in their operations.”

Says Kinoti Gituma, Managing Director at Kingfin

“We are pleased to expand IoT applications in Africa and continue helping our clients solve their connectivity issues in this region with such a great partner as Kingfin”

says Olivier Hersent, CEO at Actility

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About Kingfin

Kingfin Enterprises Limited founded in 1997 as a partnership and incorporated in 2008 as a private corporation. In 2010 the company relocated its operations from California, USA to Kenya, East Africa. The company continues to evolve with its core business offerings around new technology.

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About Actility  

Actility is a world leader in Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWAN) industrial-grade connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things. Actility provides its ThingPark™ platform and network technology to deploy, operate and maintain public and private wireless IoT networks within a unified, scalable and versatile network infrastructure. The vast majority of nationwide LoRaWAN® network service providers (over 50) and hundreds of companies trust ThingPark™ all over the world. Through its subsidiary Abeeway, Actility also provides patented ultra-low power tracking solutions. ThingPark Market offers the largest selection of interoperable IoT gateways, devices and applications to simplify and accelerate deployment of use cases.  

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