LoRaWAN R1.0 Open Standard released for the IoT

The first carrier grade Low Power Wide Area network (LPWAN) protocol is now available for sensor, base station and network server providers.

Camarillo, California - June 16, 2015

The LoRaWAN R1.0 specification today attained Public Release status and is now available to download from the LoRa Alliance website. The LoRa Alliance and its members, amongst which include many industry leaders and Mobile Network Operators, see this as a major step towards international standardization in LPWAN, catalysing network deployments and certified sensor manufacturing around the world. The Alliance members have collaborated; sharing knowledge and experience and intensively tested the LoRaWAN R1.0 specification to ensure readiness for the entire ecosystem. This will drive the global success of the LoRaWAN Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs) and guarantee interoperability in one open carrier grade global network.

“With this release, LoRaWAN R1.0; is the most comprehensive and adopted specification in LPWAN’s and is now publically available to benefit the LoRa community and the IoT industry. Maintaining telecom grade technology while providing managed, secure, bi-directional communication and location enabled services using a simple coin cell battery is simply impressive.” Ståle Pettersen, Acting Chair of the LoRa Alliance.

To read the full press release, click here.

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