£6M IOT SCOTLAND NETWORK 'MOST ADVANCED IN UK'
February 08, 2019 / BusinessCloud homepage
Glasgow-headquartered Boston Networks has launched the UK's most advanced Internet of Things network. The smart integrated solutions business unveiled IoT Scotland at Glasgow Science Centre, which will provide a wide area wireless sensor network. It will enable applications and services to collect data from devices and send that data without the need for cellular or Wi-Fi, supporting businesses to develop new and innovative applications, changing the way they work. The £6m network, which will work via 500 LoRa (Long Range) wireless gateways situated throughout Scotland, is part funded by £2.7m from the Scottish Government, with further support from Scottish Enterprise, Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and private sector investment from Boston Networks itself.