After its first launch of LTE-M network in Belgium, MNO Orange announced launch of  LTE-M network in France and they plan to launch it in Romania and Spain by the end of 2018. Also, LTE-M compatible devices will be listed on Orange’s marketplace for IoT devices and connectivity – Datavenue Market. This news wouldn’t be so interesting if Orange isn’t already national LoRaWAN operator in France. According to Orange there’s a room for coexistence of LoRaWAN and CIoT (Cellular IoT) like LTE-M and NB-IoT. They see LTE-M use cases in logistics, telemonitoring, remote assistance, fleet management but also they also look for a potential use cases in utilities (electricity, gas, water) and industry. While for LoRA,  they see it as a right solution for those in need for very low battery consumption  and inexpensive modules. I’m not certain that this business model will work since it brings conflict of interest to the stage, it will be expensive to support two similar technologies – for now they are saying it’s their way of offering the solution that fits to customer’s needs. I’d really like to hear your opinion in regards to this topic, please write to


NEWS: Croatian IoT scene

Netokracija published an interesting article about Croatian IoT scene – focusing on startups, big names and crowd-source activities. Croatian IoT startup scene is very active and beside those companies mentioned in the article, there are many others, especially those ones focused on utility and industry segment. If you have a need for partners in those […]

September 6 < 1 Minutes to read

NEWS: The best places to work in IoT for 2019

I came across interesting article on Forbes – list of best IoT companies to work for in 2019. You can download the complete list here and if you are interested in methodology that has been used for creating the list – read short and interesting article.

August 27 < 1 Minutes to read

NEWS: UWB (Ultra-wideband) and FiRa Consortium

UWB technology is not planning to be used for connectivity but instead for location based services since it offers fine ranging which would allow to deliver a high level of accuracy of the position of the device and also the distance. It can be used for all non-GPS i.e. indoor or similar use cases where […]

August 26 < 1 Minutes to read

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