KPN wants to end 2016 nationwide Lora network




KPN plans to build a nationwide network Lora-end 2016 should be available. The Long Range Low Power network goes live in November four in two major cities, namely Rotterdam and The Hague.

KPN reports by e-mail. Furthermore, there is not much known about the network, KPN’s first “professional Lora-network” calls in the Netherlands. The network, KPN wants to play a significant role for the internet-of-things in the Netherlands.

The LORA network must come in addition to existing M2M networks and services. KPN wants to include a marketplace set up by companies and initiatives that are already active with the combination of Lora and IoT applications.

The network of sensors has a low data capacity, low power consumption and low cost. Coverage is initially only enough outside, but also inside houses gradually become good. The activities were earlier this year announced. KPN is also a member of the Lora-alliance to develop a global standard for low power wide area networks.

KPN is not the only one who is working with Lora. The Things Network has coverage in Amsterdam and Groningen and must also be in Eindhoven and Antwerp. This involves an open source network, which is accessible for free.


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