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Semtech and YEAP! Expand LoRa-Based Network in Latin America

July 12, 2018 / IoT.Business.News

Semtech Corporation, announced that YEAP!, an Argentina-based LoRaWAN™ network operator that enables the IoT and LoRa Alliance™ member, rolled out public LoRaWAN networks to leverage Semtech’s LoRa® devices and technology in Uruguay. YEAP! has recently completed its first stage of deployment in Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, as the first part of its investments to increase LoRaWAN coverage in Uruguay, Paraguay and the greater Latin America region. Latin America’s IoT market is expected by Micromarket Monitor to more than triple from $14.2 billion in 2013 to $44.4 billion by 2019. To support this rapid growth, YEAP! developed a long range, low power LoRa-based infrastructure to support a variety of solutions including smart parking, smart lighting and smart energy monitoring. YEAP!’s solutions can be implemented into preexisting networks with minimal deployment cost, and LoRa Technology’s low power design offers optimal battery sustainabilit...