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Semtech Sponsors LoRa Alliance 9th All Members Meeting in China

Semtech Sponsors LoRa Alliance 9th All Members Meeting

The three day event focuses on the future of LoRaWAN and the opportunities for IoT applications in China

Camarillo, California - October 5, 2017 -

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced its gold sponsorship of the LoRa Alliance™ 9th All Members Meeting, Open House & Market Place (AMM). Founded in 2015, the LoRa Alliance is dedicated to the global adoption and implementation of the LoRaWAN™ protocol. LoRa Alliance ecosystem members will meet in Suzhou, China on Oct. 17-20. Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance and on the board of directors.

ZTE, a sponsor member and on the board of directors of the LoRa Alliance, is the host-sponsor for the event. The three day AMM will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel and will host a variety of events including planning meetings, strategy sessions and information panels. The Open House on Thursday, Oct. 19 welcomes the public to learn more about the LoRa Alliance and its future plans for LoRaWAN.

"The LoRa Alliance has experienced significant growth in a short amount of time and plays an integral role in the advancement of the LoRaWAN protocol worldwide. Made possible through the joint effort of over 500 members, LoRaWAN network deployments are estimated to exceed 60 countries by the end of the year,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President and General Manager, Wireless and Sensing Products Group at Semtech. “In Asia, specifically in China, we’ve seen strong adoption of Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless RF technology as there are more and more IoT applications every day. More Chinese companies are joining the LoRa ecosystem and we are committed to collaborating to enable large scale LoRa-based use cases.”

About Semtech’s LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology

Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless RF technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN™ specification have been deployed in over 60 countries. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s LoRa site and join the LoRa Community to access free training as well as an online industry catalog showcasing the products you need for building your ideal IoT application. 

About LoRa Alliance

The LoRa Alliance is an open, nonprofit association that has grown to more than 500 members since its inception in March 2015, becoming one of the largest and fastest-growing alliances in the technology sector. Its members are closely collaborating and sharing their experience to promote the LoRaWAN protocol as the leading open global standard for secure, carrier-grade IoT LPWAN connectivity. With the technical flexibility to address a broad range of IoT applications, both static and mobile, and a certification program to guarantee interoperability, LoRaWAN has already been deployed by major mobile network operators globally with wide expansion anticipated in 2017.

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit

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