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How Sigfox is Making the IoT Simple with Complementary Connectivity

November 20, 2018 / Cynthia S. Artin

As the technologies in the LPWAN space mature, and the size and distributed nature of deployments grow, the trend towards diversity is picking up momentum, and one of the largest providers of network and infrastructure as a service for IOT solutions last week announced they have partnered to roll out a hybrid chipset while also investing in bringing developers more tools. IoT is hard, especially as “science experiments” and “proof of concepts” morph into large scale implementations with geographically dispersed end points and network operations centers (NOCs) and increasing demand for near-real-time data exchanges driven by more intelligent and automated applications. Christian Olivier, who earlier this year was named President of Sigfox USA, is implementing a different strategy than competitive companies by offering a nationwide public LPWAN network, connectivity as a service (CaaS) offering for areas not yet covered by the nationwide network, and a vetted IoT ...