ENTERPRISE IOT

Geolinks Chooses Senet RAN Provider Tools And Services To Provide LoraWAN IoT Connectivity Services Across California

GeoLinks | November 27, 2020

Senet, Inc., a main supplier of cloud-based programming and administrations stages that empower worldwide availability and on-request network manufacture outs for the Internet of Things (IoT), and GeoLinks, a California-based media communications supplier and serious nearby trade transporter (CLEC) public utility, today declared an association to convey LoRaWAN® network over GeoLinks' inclusion regions and stretch out GeoLinks' marked administrations to help the fast development of low force, wide zone IoT applications.

The quickest developing broadcast communications organization in California and the biggest champ of Connect America Fund II projects in the state, GeoLinks is adding LoRaWAN to its availability portfolio as a component of its vital development and quickened network extension plans. Through this organization, GeoLinks will utilize Senet's set-up of Radio Access Network Provider Services to finish focused on organization assemble outs, trailed by the conveyance of LoRaWAN availability administrations for an expansive scope of IoT markets and applications throughout the next few months. GeoLinks will likewise be partaking in Senet's protected Low Power Wide Area Virtual Network (LVN™), adding to the brought together transporter grade LoRaWAN availability administration oversaw by Senet over the United States. LVN investment likewise furnishes GeoLinks and their clients with basic administrations expected to send IoT arrangement at scale, including normalized gadget actuation and organization measures, unsurprising nature of administration through cutting edge rating and organization the executives, and wandering for versatile IoT applications.

“LoRaWAN technology has paved the way for the pervasive use of IoT applications across the commercial marketplace and a major force behind this expansion are the network deployment and management tools provided by Senet’s cloud-based network operations platform,” said Ryan Adams, President & COO at GeoLinks. “We are excited to be partnering with Senet to expand our offering to include LoRaWAN connectivity and look forward to extending Senet’s carrier-grade network service to our customers in support of rapid growth in the IoT market.”

GeoLinks and Senet are initially collaborating to target high-growth IoT applications that have proven traction in GeoLink’s coverage area, including utility services in the water and gas markets, and smart agriculture in rural areas where the characteristics of LoRaWAN provide cost and performance benefits over cellular service. Recognized on both a state and national level for its unparalleled capabilities in supporting disaster recovery, GeoLinks is also pursuing opportunities where LoRaWAN networks and low-cost, low-power IoT sensors can be used to enhance public safety and support the delivery of critical services in the utility, municipal and enterprise markets.

“We are continuing to experience a trend in which fixed and wireless network operators are recognizing the benefits of offering multiple connectivity technologies to support the growth of IoT applications and use cases,” said Bruce Chatterley, CEO at Senet. “GeoLinks owns the largest fixed wireless coverage area of any single provider in California, making them an ideal partner to deploy LoRaWAN network infrastructure and manage service delivery to customers deploying low power IoT solutions at a massive scale.”

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The evolution of the 5G New Radio and Next Generation Core is a major driver for innovation. By introducing three new improved characteristics - low latency, distribution, and through-put - new business opportunities are able to be addressed. 3GPP is the main standards body where 5G is being addressed with Release 15 with expected completion in May of 2018. As standards evolve, 5G technology will transform networks and operations in new ways. Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) is one area in which technology and operational models will change.

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CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

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Meshify, Hartford Steam Boiler | October 01, 2021

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Pulse Secure | August 26, 2020

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DEVICES

ORBCOMM Launches Versatile Device for Utilization of Wide Variety IoT Applications

ORBCOMM | November 11, 2020

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