|[September 26, 2017]
Sigfox Boosts Its IoT Global Footprint, Achieving National Coverage in 17 Countries, and Expands into Four New Countries
World IoT Expo, Sigfox announces that its network is now spanning 36
countries as part of its mission to offer a consistent level of
connectivity quality and service anywhere in the world.
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Four new operators in four different continents are today joining the
working with Latin American partner WND, local operator COGNIX will
expand low-cost, low-energy, dependable IoT networking to Costa Rica.
Net Adria: seeing a great opportunity to replicate the accumulated
know-how with Sigfox in other countries in their market, Croatian
Sigfox Operator is extending the Sigfox coverage in eastern Europe.
Tunisie: with an expanding manufacturing sector, demand for IoT
solutions is high in Tunisia. Together with Sigfox, IoT Tunisie
can meet that demand and promote hi-tech growth.
Nera: the collaboration is set to connect hundreds of thousands of
objects as Thailand invests in smart cities, intelligent
energy, and other transformational digital projects.
Rodolphe Baronnet-Frugès, executive vice president of operators at
Sigfox, said, "We're excited to work with all of our new partners,
this move marks yet another key milestone towards Sigfox's vision of a
global IoT network. We are looking forward to collaborating with our new
Sigfox operators to help their local ecosystems to seamlessly scale IoT
solutions wherever the Sigfox network is present in the world. Together,
we're buildin a future that will be better to live in."
Sigfox operators are not only contributing to accelerate IoT development
in their local markets, they are also committing to deploy and operate
the network infrastructure and offer national coverage in their
countries. Up to this day, almost 100 million euros have been invested
by Sigfox operators to offer a unique access to the Sigfox IoT services,
with the exact same quality of service.
This unique global offer is enriched with Sigfox new service
Monarch, now allowing IoT devices to recognize and automatically
adapt to every local communications standard in the world without
roaming. By enabling 'globe trotter' assets that can seamlessly adapt as
they move across borders, Monarch represents a game-changer for
logistics, freight, and consumer goods industries.
In other news from the Sigfox Operators' ecosystem: In
Ireland, Sigfox Operator VT signed a €1-mill IoT subscription with
Dunraven Systems, a market leader in the design and development of
ultrasonic fuel tank monitors. In Australia,
the Clean Energy (News - Alert) Finance Corporation (CEFC) is now a cornerstone
investor in Thinxtra, which is using Sigfox technology to make
Australia's energy industry more efficient; in Singapore,
Sigfox partner UnaBiz has developed Ratsense, which helps the pest
control industry track and monitor the rodent population; IoT
Sweden is using Sigfox low-energy networking to develop intelligent
crop-monitoring devices for smart-agriculture; in Germany,
BrakeForceOne is partnering with Sigfox to build IoT sensors into its
electronic bikes and scooters; in France, Airbus
has chosen to use Sigfox to optimize its supply chain.
Sigfox is the world's leading provider of connectivity for the Internet
of Things (IoT). The company has built a global network to connect
billions of devices to the Internet while consuming as little energy as
possible, as simply as possible. Sigfox's unique approach to
device-to-cloud communications addresses the three greatest barriers to
global IoT adoption: cost, energy consumption, and global scalability.
Today, the network is present in 36 countries and on track to cover 60
by 2018 - covering a population of 660 million people. With millions of
objects connected and a rapidly growing partner ecosystem, Sigfox
empowers companies to move their business model towards more digital
services. Founded in 2010 by Ludovic Le Moan and Christophe Fourtet, the
company is headquartered in Labège near Toulouse, France's "IoT Valley".
Sigfox also has offices in Paris, Madrid, Munich, Boston, San Francisco,
Dubai, Singapore and Tokyo. For more information, see www.sigfox.com
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