Actility and Urbana Forge Strategic Alliance to Elevate Italy's LoRaWAN IoT Infrastructure

Press Release – Paris, France & Venice, Italy – May 2, 2024

Actility, a leader in network technology, has teamed up with Urbana Smart Solutions, a pioneer in IoT platform development, to launch a transformative partnership aimed at overhauling Italy’s Internet of Things (IoT) landscape. Announced to commence on April 30, 2024, in Venice and Paris, this collaboration seeks to integrate Urbana’s cutting-edge full-stack platform with Actility’s  advanced LoRaWAN® networks, setting a new standard for urban connectivity and intelligent infrastructure across various sectors such as smart cities, industries, and building management.

This strategic alliance will leverage Actility’s robust network capabilities and Urbana’s innovative platform solutions to create a comprehensive, scalable IoT ecosystem. This ecosystem is designed to enhance enterprise-grade IoT applications, providing a foundation that supports expansive growth and adapts to the evolving technological demands of the future.

The partnership will focus on deploying Actility’s LoRaWAN® technology throughout Italy, with Urbana orchestrating the rollout and managing the integration of IoT services. This will include the development of customized network solutions that are tailored to the unique needs of Italian cities and industries, ensuring that the infrastructure is not only resilient but also capable of handling the increasing data demands of modern IoT applications.

The initiative is expected to foster a robust IoT environment that enhances connectivity and data integration across multiple platforms, facilitating the development of smart cities and industries. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, the Actility-Urbana alliance aims to deliver IoT solutions that are reliable, scalable, and future-proof, ensuring that Italy remains at the forefront of the global digital transformation.

In sum, this strategic partnership between Actility and Urbana symbolizes a significant leap forward in the quest to modernize Italy’s IoT infrastructure, promising to bring about a new era of connectivity and intelligence in urban and industrial settings. This collaboration not only aims to enhance the technological landscape but also to provide a blueprint for future IoT deployments, setting a benchmark for the integration of advanced network technologies with comprehensive platform management.

“We are thrilled to partner with Urbana to revolutionize LoRaWAN® networks and empower businesses and cities with advanced IoT solutions. Together, we will create a robust and scalable network infrastructure that will unlock the full potential of IoT.”

Nicolas Jordan
COO, Actility

“We are excited to collaborate with Actility to accelerate the development of smart solutions and drive the adoption of IoT technologies. By leveraging our cutting-edge IoT platform and Actility’s expertise, we can provide cities and businesses with the tools they need to thrive in the digital age.”

Massimiliano Pesce
Managing Director, Urbana

About Urbana

Urbana is a pioneering IoT technology company and a leading provider of IoT solutions powered by their Urbana IoT Platform. They specialize in developing innovative solutions to enhance urban living, building automation and process optmization, leveraging their cutting-edge IoT platform. Their expertise in cloud systems, data analytics, and IoT integration enables customers to leverage technology for improved sustainability, efficiency, and quality of life.

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About Actility 

Actility is the 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 enterprises 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 numerous use cases.
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