WND partners with Sigfox to supply UK with IoT network

Internet of Things network operator Wireless Network Devices (WND) has announced a partnership with Sigfox to build a national UK IoT network by the end of 2018. Sigfox, the French IoT network supplier, switched from British telecommunications company Arqiva to WND earlier this week. The IoT network currently covers 30 percent of the population, mainly […]

Here are the 6 major trends for IoT in 2016

The Internet of Things is moving from futuristic to commonplace. The huge amount of active devices in 2020, projected by IDC, Gartner, and Juniper, don’t seem as colossal as they did at the start of the year, due to a variety of ambitious and successful IoT projects. IoT has been most effective in the industry, […]

Sigfox and Thinxtra announce new Hong Kong IoT network

Sigfox and Thinxtra announce new Hong Kong IoT network

Sigfox, a global leader in connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things, along with its operator, Thinxtra, is launching a new IoT network in Hong Kong. The network is expected to be built in 2017. This announcement comes as more cities across the world consider adopting more smart city technologies. Sigfox’s network would facilitate these […]

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Smartphone use eating into IoT’s $3 trillion future

Though the market for the Internet of Things (IoT) is projected to reach a staggering $3 trillion globally by 2025, that forecast has dimmed partly due to broader smartphone capability. Fortune mentioned an IoT report by Machina Research that lowered its forecast for part of the IoT market. Previously it projected the devices-and-services segment of the IoT […]

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Advantech and Sigfox team up to blanket Taiwan in IoT

French IoT network provider Sigfox announced a partnership with Taiwanese manufacturer Advantech on Tuesday. The deal, revealed by Sigfox CEO and founder Ludovic Le Moan at the Taipei International Convention Center, included the launch of Sigfox’s IoT network in Taiwan and an agreement for Advantech to build all new base stations. The entry into Taiwan […]

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Sigfox and ENGIE building Singapore IoT network

Internet of Things communications provider Sigfox has announced its intention to build an IoT network in Singapore, with help from Engie, an electric utility firm and UnaBiz, an IoT network operator. Sigfox, for those unaware, provides a network that is more cost effective and efficient than traditional wireless networks. It is aimed at the Internet […]

Sigfox invades America; coming to 100 U.S. cities by end of 2016

Sigfox, the French startup that uses a cellular network to connect all thousands of devices together, has announced major expansion plans for the United States. The company plans to work with “strategic site owners” to ensure the Internet of Things (IoT) deployment goes smooth. The partnership gives Sigfox access to 230,000 tower, rooftop, and billboard […]

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Sigfox collaborating with Microsoft’s Azure IoT Hub

French wireless communications firm Sigfox has announced a collaboration with Microsoft’s Azure Internet of Things (IoT) hub. The collaboration allows Sigfox customers to use Microsoft Azure IoT for real-time analytics and automation of operations, while also utilizing Sigfox’s low-power, wide area communications network (LPWAN) to make an IoT system affordable and reliable. See Also: Microsoft’s […]