Continues LPWAN network build out in the U.S. with plans to double number of cities in the next year, enabling rapid deployment of commercial B2B IoT applications
Portsmouth, NH – June 15, 2016 – Senet, the first and only North American provider of public, low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) for long range-based (LoRa®-based) Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced that it has achieved coverage in 100 U.S. cities and plans to double that number over the next year.
“We continue to execute on our plan of building out the network in the U.S. and are thrilled to have reached this milestone,” said George Dannecker, president and CEO of Senet. “This clearly demonstrates our leadership position in building and operating LPWAN networks at scale. However, network coverage and growth are only one piece of the puzzle in commercializing high-ROI IoT applications, which is why we will continue to focus on helping these applications get deployed more quickly and will be making further investments and announcements in that area.”
Senet will utilize their proven ability to launch and manage networks and deploy both Macrocell and Microcell technology at scale to provide support for the multitude of LPWAN use cases expected to be deployed over the coming months and years. Currently, Senet is the only provider that can seamlessly manage both technologies in a single deployment using its world-class operations support systems (OSS) capability.
“Reaching this milestone of 100 cities covered, while promising to double that figure in the next year, really highlights not only Senet’s commitment to be a leading IoT service provider in the US—it is also a testament to the LoRa® Alliance’s approach to IoT,” said Daryl Schoolar, principal analyst at Ovum for Intelligent Networks. “One of the key success factors in these early days of LPWAN IoT networks is achieving scale to attract both the attention of enterprise users and the application developers who want to reach those enterprises. As a result of this milestone, companies wanting to work in the IoT space will certainly want to take note of Senet.”
About Senet, Inc.
Senet, a contributing member of the LoRa® Alliance, is the first and only public provider in North America of low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) with its class-leading LoRa® modulation for IoT/M2M applications. LPWANs enable value-driven solutions that can unlock immediate ROI by enabling devices to connect over very long ranges (approximately 15 miles) while delivering very long battery power life (approximately 10 years) for an extremely low total cost of ownership. Low cost, low power, and secure, the Senet network has distinct advantages over cellular, Wi-Fi, and other emerging connectivity technologies for the IoT market. For additional information, visit http://www.senetco.com or contact Senet at +1.603.821.0003.
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About LoRa® Alliance
The LoRa® Alliance is an open, non-profit association of members now totaling over 300, who believe that the Internet of Things era is now! Our members are collaborating together and sharing experiences to drive the success of the LoRa protocol, LoRaWAN, as the open global standard for secure, carrier-grade IoT LPWA connectivity.
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