eleven-x selects OrbiWise’s UbiQ LoRaWAN™ Core Network Server to power Canada’s first LPWA LoRa™ Network

Geneva, Switzerland – January 25, 2017, 8:00 CET

OrbiWise SA, a leading supplier of LoRa™ Solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, has been selected by visionary network operator eleven-x to supply the LoRaWAN™ Network Server (LNS) Solution for its announced (December 13, 2016) nationwide Canadian LoRa™ Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Network. OrbiWise’s cloud-based UbiQ LNS Solution provides the control and maintenance function over all elements of a LoRa™ Network – from devices to gateways to servers to back-end customer interfaces.

eleven-x’s LoRa™ Network in its first phase will cover SouthWestern Ontario, but will rapidly expand to cover the nation from coast to coast. eleven-x’s launch will mark the first commercial deployment of LoRa™ in Canada. As part of the first phase, the network will utilize LoRa’s™ outstanding long range and low power radio characteristics to power Smart City IoT applications such as smart metering, lighting and parking – but the applications are almost endless.

“OrbiWise is excited to be part of eleven-x’s groundbreaking LoRa™ network for Canada. Our UbiQ, carrier grade LNS solution utilizing the LoRaWAN™ standard is ideal for eleven-x’s smart city and other applications ” according to Domenico Arpaia, CEO of OrbiWise.

‘We are committed to building a national, carrier grade LoRa™ network, and found an ideal partner in OrbiWise. We selected OrbiWise’s cloud-based UbiQ LoRa Core Network software suite for our IoT network after an analysis of competitive solutions, and believe it will best meet our objectives’ said Fraser Gibbs, CTO of eleven-x.

eleven-x and OrbiWise are both members of the LoRa Alliance.

About OrbiWise
OrbiWise SA is a leading international solution provider for LPWA IoT networks based on LoRa™ technology and is a contributing member of the LoRa™ Alliance. OrbiWise’s customers deploy LPWA networks in smart city, precise agriculture and industrial applications – amongst others. OrbiWise’s UbiQ LoRa Core Network Solution is an industry-leading product that provides the intelligence to run, maintain and observe the operations of LoRa™ Networks. The company is headquartered in PlanLes-Ouates, Geneva, Switzerland with an additional office in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

For more information: www.orbiwise.com

About eleven-x
eleven-x is a network operator enabling the Internet of Things. Our purpose-built low power wide area network is the first of its kind in Canada, providing connectivity for a wide variety of sensors and applications. Our network enables customers in the private and public sectors to efficiently and cost effectively manage assets, create smart cities, and realize environmental sustainability.

About the LoRa™ Alliance
The LoRa™ Alliance is an open, non-profit association of members that believe the internet of things era is now. Their mission is to standardize Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) being deployed around the world to enable Internet of Things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M), and smart city, and industrial applications. The Alliance members will collaborate to drive the global success of the LoRa protocol (LoRaWAN™), by sharing knowledge and experience to guarantee interoperability between operators in one open global standard.
For more information: http://lora-alliance.org

LoRa™ and LoRaWAN™ are trademarks of Semtech Corporation.