LoRa®-enabled devices communicate over the LoRaWAN® open standard, a low power wide area network (LPWAN) specification built on LoRa and developed by the LoRa Alliance®. The LoRaWAN network facilitates interoperability of connected devices, helping to accelerate the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. LoRaWAN networks can be public, shared, private, or enterprise deployments, enabling freedom of innovation by network providers worldwide. Explore a global coverage map of network operators from the LoRa Alliance. Highlights of deployed network providers are featured below.
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 the deployment of use cases.
As the cloud computing arm and a business unit of Alibaba Group, Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to help power and grow your business. Alibaba Cloud ranks as the third largest public cloud services provider globally and is the leading cloud provider in the China market.
Operated at no charge to customers, Amazon Sidewalk is a crowd-sourced wireless network that can simplify device setup, extend the range for low bandwidth applications and provide limited functionality even when devices fall offline. Semtech’s long range, low power LoRa platform in the Amazon Sidewalk network extends the range of a customer’s home network to connect both outdoor and indoor, low-bandwidth smart home products, including smart lights, pet trackers, sensors for asset tracking, smart irrigation, and a multitude of additional low cost devices needed for residential use.
American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of over 170,000 communications sites.
ClodPi Labs is a leading technology company in the IoT space specializing in products for long range, low power sensor network communication using LoRa and LoRaWAN. With the evolution of Internet of Things, organizations better understand the benefits these applications bring to various industries including Smart Cities, Manufacturing, Construction, Transport, Health, Oil, and Gas. ClodPi Labs works in this space to build and enable these organizations with smarter solutions leveraging LoRaWAN for efficient, low power networking for application sensors.
We are the provider of a unique television, radio, and internet infrastructure that enables our customers to deliver media content. We are converting technology trends into innovative media, telecommunication and IT infrastructure services that bring value to our customers.
Definium Technologies (Definium) designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of purpose-built devices to solve real-world problems. Definium creates IoT gateways and devices for all purposes, building automation systems hardware, electric fence monitors, fuel injection controllers, audio systems, remote controls for lifts, and more. Definium has partnered with several Australian companies to provide solutions in specific markets, including Armidale-based ICT International for environmental and agricultural monitoring and Hobart-based Aerus Technologies for healthcare and aged care monitoring. Definium works closely with, and now provides LoRaWAN network access to Sense-t, a leading IoT research group within the University of Tasmania. Definium also performs turnkey contract manufacturing work for local and international businesses. Definium has a wide experience base in IoT technologies and uses whichever technology clients request, including LoRaWAN.
DevAppSol is an IoT company working on new age technologies, including LPWAN, BLE and augmented reality (AR) solutions with successful installations across different verticals. DevAppSol is the only pure-play LPWAN network operator in India. Its core product today is software for the scalable, distributed and resilient operation of LPWAN networks and end-to-end applications, which it offers under a variety of business models. Due to its unique positioning in the LPWAN ecosystem as both software provider and network operator, it delivers proven IoT projects for its customers across India and Asia Pacific.
EchoStar Mobile, an Irish company with commercial operations headquartered in the United Kingdom and a data center based in Griesheim, Germany, is a mobile satellite services provider offering connectivity across Europe through a converged satellite and terrestrial network. EchoStar Mobile is a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation.
eleven-x Inc. simplifies IoT and facilitates faster, evidence-driven decisions through wireless connectivity and real-time data collection for Smart Cities, Campuses, Buildings and Industry. We offer complete device to cloud LoRaWAN solutions, comprised of accurate and reliable sensor networks delivering secure data to our customers through easy to use dashboards and industry standard APIs. Organizations rely on our wireless connectivity expertise to deliver turnkey solutions that improve operations, simplify processes and deliver value in today’s connected world.
Everynet has pioneered the concept of #BitsBillionsandCents: IoT digital transformation by connecting the most constrained devices at massive scale and for ultra-low cost. Everynet is leading the market with LoRaWAN innovation in both its commercial model and platform architecture to power shared infrastructure deployments, enabling a neutral host to build out high-quality infrastructure and leasing wholesale coverage to service providers. A model proven by Everynet’s flagship network: the highest utilized national LoRaWAN network in the world.
Co-founded by Shawn Fanning and Amir Haleem in 2013, Helium is building the world’s first peer-to-peer wireless network to simplify connecting devices to the internet by rewarding anyone to become a network operator. CEO Amir Haleem comes from an extensive background in triple-A video games. Helium is backed by GV (formerly Google Ventures), Khosla Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Multicoin Capital, FirstMark, Marc Benioff, Shawn Fanning and other top VCs. The network is live in more than 745 cities throughout the nation and counting.
ICTnexus was founded 2019 in Rarotonga – Cook Islands, as part of the Smart Economy Grant, supporting innovative IoT and ICT commercial ventures to provide the infrastructure for Smart Islands. Rarotonga, the main island and already some of the outer islands have LoRaWAN® coverage provided by ICTnexus. ICTnexus works in a close cooperation with IQnexus, New Zealand.
Based in New Caledonia, IHM Pacific specializes in the Internet of Things (IoT), remote maintenance, remote management, remote reading, and additional technologies for the smart building and smart utility vertical markets. The company designs and integrates next-generation technology into its products and solutions, creating tailor-made applications to suit its customers’ needs.
IOTLABS is dedicated to providing IoT-as-a-service including installation, software, hardware, and maintenance.
Kerlink is a global and leading IoT connectivity network and management software company that assists operators, businesses and public entities worldwide to design, launch, and operate IoT networks, to reliably and securely connect things that matter, over time.
Kerlink offers a comprehensive portfolio of industrial-grade end-to-end solutions granting reliability, performance and scalability over time:
- Industrial and carrier-grade indoor and outdoor LoRaWAN gateways (Wirnet series)
- Best-of-breed network server and network planning, provisioning, monitoring, and orchestration software suite (Wanesy Management Center & Wanesy Small Private Network)
- Value-added applications (Wanesy Geolocation & Wanesy Device Management)
- Expert professional services to design sensors (Low Power IoT Reference Design)
- Consultancy services to design, roll-out and operate tailored IoT network
Kerlink is a co-founder and early Board member of the LoRa Alliance.
Kerlink is certified “Quality Management System ISO 9001-2015” by AFNOR and constantly gives priority to Customer Satisfaction and progress implementation.
Kerlink, Communication is Everything.
Korea Expressway Corporation manages and operates the highways in South Korea. The company was founded in January 1969 by the Korea Highway Corporation Act (Law No. 2083) and the Korea Highway Corporation Act Enforcement Decree (Presidential Decree No. 3745), and in February 1969, its headquarters was established in Gyeongsangbuk-do Gimcheon Innovation 877. As of October 2019, it manages 37 routes for a total length of 4,195 km.
KPN envisages a world where everything is wireless, opening up an array of opportunities. With LoRa, KPN has built up a network allowing as many things to be connected as possible. As the first provider covering the whole of the Netherlands, KPN has the experience to help you with your IoT solutions.
Lacuna Space, located in the United Kingdom, provides truly global coverage, based on interoperable LoRaWAN standard features. Complying with the LoRaWAN radio interface, regional parameters & back-end interfaces, Lacuna enables any LoRaWAN service provider to extend their terrestrial coverage, unlocking extreme remote use-cases such as international logistics, metering, asset tracking and infrastructure monitoring, both onshore and offshore.
MachineQ, a Comcast company, makes it simple to build, connect and deploy low power, wide-area IoT solutions at scale. We deliver best-in-class LoRa-enabled hardware, enterprise-grade software, and secure LoRaWAN wireless connectivity to speed up innovation and reduce time to market.
Hardware: MachineQ offers indoor and outdoor LoRaWAN gateways to provide secure IoT connectivity to your devices anywhere. Our platform is flexible by design – bring your own LoRaWAN device, or accelerate your time-to-market with our MQflex multi-sensor device or devices from our partner ecosystem.
Software: MQcentral is our cloud-based, feature-rich network management application. Built for enterprise-grade scalability, MQcentral makes it easy for users to connect IoT hardware to the MachineQ platform, stream data to any business application, and manage deployments at scale—all through a single pane of glass.
Connectivity: MachineQ delivers highly scalable and secure, dedicated LoRaWAN wireless connectivity for your business. LoRa technology is revolutionizing IoT by enabling data communication over a long range while using very little power.
Microshare delivers Sensing-as-a-Service with everything you need to execute a strategic vision and harness immediate cost savings and actionable insights. Our approach unleashes previously hidden data on Day 1, providing you with a “Digital Twin,” a model of your assets that kick out data that eliminates the guess work in forecasting performance, risk and future value. We channel these insights to a state-of-the-art data management tool that protects, curates and – if you wish – shares that data according to rules you design with complete security, auditability and compliance. The insights you will gain can only be unlocked with IoT data, and Microshare will be there with you every step of the way.
Microshare solutions are in demand the world over as public and private sector officials are responsible for the health and safety of workers, tenants, customers, and others who pass through their facilities. Our Universal Contact Tracing and Touchfree Feedback solutions were designed specifically for the COVID-19 emergency. But like buildings themselves, data solutions are only as strong as the foundations they rest on. Here are six Microshare solutions that transform inert brick-and-mortar structures into safer, more efficient, more sustainable assets.
Microshare brings things to life. We connect buildings, assets, people, and devices so that you can make smarter decisions. We do this through a range of ready-to-deploy IoT solutions connected to the Microshare Smart Network™, our patent-pending data platform trusted by the world’s best-known organizations. From Universal Contact Tracing to Predictive Cleaning, to Environment Monitoring, we have solutions for many situations. Below is a selection of the solutions we deliver.
The family-owned business provides metrology, billing services and IoT solutions for global markets. It has more than 3,750 employees worldwide and is present in more than 40 countries with subsidiaries and distribution partners. Minol is a world leader in the real estate industry. Headquartered in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, 20 branches ensure its presence throughout Germany. The company supports the real estate industry in the digitization of their processes and in the implementation of future scenarios such as Smart Home, Smart Care and Smart City. ZENNER, headquartered in Saarbrücken, develops, produces and sells measuring technology and system solutions based on Internet of Things technologies. It offers all IoT services from project development to measurement data acquisition and processing to the application at the end user. The Minol-ZENNER Group includes several other companies, for example from the IoT environment.
NNNCo is Australia's leading IoT Enterprise provider and longest-running LoRaWAN network operator, providing public and private LoRaWAN networks for Australia, New Zealand and beyond.
Network: NNNCo's Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) service offers a range of flexible network solution models including NNN Network-as-a-Service, NNN Partner Network and NNN On Demand.
As a licensed telecommunications carrier, NNNCo provides guaranteed end-to-end service levels and is accountable for the security of the data and devices in accordance with the Australian Federal legislation. Only Carriers are allowed to connect third party devices enabling shared infrastructure and services for IoT.
Software: NNNCo's N2N-DL is a data layer based on in memory database technology designed to remove the barriers to entry for all participants in the IoT ecosystem. It is a multi-tenanted many-to-many architecture which normalises and harmonises data, taking a feed from any data or transmission source, removing the complexity of protocol ingestion and translation, and converting it into a single rest API for fast and easy integration.
Sensors: NNNCo develops purpose-built sensors to meet specific problems and needs including a Demand Response Enabling Device (N-save) to manage energy loads and an industrial-grade multi-purpose IoT device that can interface with various sensor types (N-sen).
More than 100 customers of Orange Business Services have already chosen the LoRaWAN connectivity solution in various business sectors, intelligent communities, smart homes, health, industry and agriculture, for uses as varied as smart buildings, connected parking garages, patient home monitoring, the supply chain and geolocation.
Packetworx is the leading enabler of Internet of Things (IoT) and LoRa devices in the Philippines. It is the pioneer and only LoRaWAN connectivity provider and operator in the Philippines. The company provides hardware and software solutions that system integrators and developers use to deliver a portfolio of IoT solutions. Packetworx’s mission is to accelerate the Philippines’ transition towards an Internet-powered future by providing end-to-end IoT solutions, from devices, to network infrastructure, to cloud-based data visualization tools.
Ryoden Corporation (TSE: 8084) is a member of the Mitsubishi Electric Group and is one of the largest technology trading companies (system integrators) in Japan. They are a LPWA (Low Power Wide Area-network) communication carrier registered with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, and provides data communication services that utilize IoT devices. In addition, they sell electronic devices, FA systems, ICT systems, and provide agriculture production and health care solutions. In this project, we manage and operate network servers as a network service provider for LoRaWAN communication, and provide related applications and support services.
Senet develops cloud-based software and services used by Network Operators, Application Developers, and System Integrators for the on-demand deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) networks. In addition to industrial and commercial applications, Senet has designed smart meter networks for many municipal water utility districts across the United States, representing millions of households. With a multi-year head start over competing Low Power Wide Area Network technologies, Senet offers services in over one hundred and eighty countries and owns and operates one of the largest publicly available LoRaWAN networks in the United States. Our disruptive go-to-market models and critical technical advantages have helped us become a leading connectivity provider with recognized expertise in building and operating global IoT networks.
Swarm provides the world’s lowest-cost two-way satellite communications network. Founded in 2016, Swarm is committed to making data and communications accessible to everyone, everywhere on Earth. Swarm’s uniquely small satellites enable the company to provide network services and user hardware at the industry’s lowest cost and deliver maximum value to customers across a range of industries including maritime shipping, agriculture, energy, and ground transportation. Swarm received commercial approval from the FCC to launch and operate its Low Earth Orbit satellite constellation in late 2019 and launched its first commercial satellites in September 2020.
Talkpool enables the IoT ecosystem by providing professional services and solutions for Internet of Things and the emerging Cloud infrastructures. Talkpool also delivers a comprehensive range of network design, engineering, implementation and managed services designs for the world’s foremost telecommunications operators, system vendors and prime contractors.
Tata Communications Limited along with its subsidiaries (Tata Communications) is a leading global provider of network, cloud, mobility, security and collaboration services. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises and communications service providers. The Tata Communications global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to more than 240 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly 1 million square feet of data centre and colocation space worldwide. Tata Communications’ depth and breadth of reach in emerging markets includes leadership in Indian enterprise data services and leadership in global international voice communications.
Tencent Cloud is a secure, reliable and high-performance public cloud service provider that integrates Tencent’s infrastructure building capabilities with the advantages of its massive-user platform and ecosystem. We provide a considerable number of cloud services, such as cloud computing, data processing and cloud operation services to empower your business.
Wilhelmsen is a global maritime industry group founded in 1861. The Company has the biggest maritime network in the world, with a presence in over 2,200 locations globally. Wilhelmsen serves over half of the worldwide merchant fleet with products and services, and supply crew and technical management for some of the most complex vessels in the world.