KPN will connect 1.5 million devices nationwide Lora network

Jun

30

2016

KPN customers go next time in any case connect 1.5 million devices in the Lora-network provider. The Lora network for the Internet-of-things already offers outdoor coverage nationwide, says KPN.

Future service provider, the number of antennas Lora to expand in order to provide better coverage than the coverage offered outside it. The provider has achieved nationwide coverage within eight months, something that is possible because of the low frequency signal can reach it from the mast far and therefore require relatively little antennas for national coverage. In addition, the localization function will be available next time.

Meanwhile, there are contracts for 1.5 million devices in the Lora-network provider. Among them include testing cycles at Utrecht Central and baggage handling at the airport, so let the provider.

Lora is a low-power network devices provides little bandwidth and is relatively economical for the battery. It is not suitable for smartphones, but only for devices that want to send a small amount of data and sensors. Our network is not the only Lora network in the Netherlands. The Dutch Network The Things work out. This is done through antennas in businesses and in people’s homes. The Lora network of TTN is free to use.

There are several types of low-power networking for the Internet-of-things in development, including sigfox and narrowband-iot-based 4G that T-Mobile use .

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