Actility and Machinestalk partner to launch national LoRaWAN™ network for the internet of things in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia IoTx, Dubai, May 22st 2017: Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), and machinestalk, the leading IoT solutions provider, today announce they are working together to begin the roll-out of a large-scale LoRaWAN network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
The partnership will combine the expertise of Actility with machinestalk’s market-leading IoT platform and solutions and will enable cutting-edge efficient and energy-saving IoT solutions and geolocation applications in the fields of smart cities and Industries, oil and gas, supply chain and logistics.
Managing Director Eng. Nawaaf Alshalani said, “We at Machinestalk always seek to build and present an integrated ecosystem to our clients. As a result, we are collaborating with Actility to implement LoRaWAN network and LPWAN technologies, which will give an added value to the region as a whole, and enable the grow of the IoT market in the Kingdom in line with the 2030 Vision. Our studies and research indicate that 11% of IoT connections will use LPWAN technologies that serve applications and solutions that require low-cost, multi-year battery operation, long-range connectivity, and geolocation. We are proud of our partnership with Actility, a leading company in this field and a developer of ThingPark, the leading IoT platform. This collaboration will help us to provide better IoT services and solutions for various private, government, and semi-government sectors.” Eng. Nawaf added.
“We’re delighted to be working with machinestalk to begin the rollout of a LoRaWAN network in Saudi Arabia,” says Actility CEO Mike Mulica. “As a provider of IoT solutions for over a decade, Machinestalk really understands the needs of the key industrial sectors in the Kingdom. Not only oil and gas, which are clearly pivotal, but also other applications in the
new domains being grown in response to the very forward looking Saudi Vision 2030. We believe that a this LPWAN communications network will be a powerful platform to accelerate the the implementation of that vision.”
Machinestalk is planning to use the LoRaWAN infrastructure to facilitate the implementation of IoT solutions in industry sectors including oil and gas, smart city solutions, M2M, and industrial applications. For the oil and gas industry, the network will support services including smart level monitoring and smart metering, improving the end to end supply chain. From the smart city perspective, machinestalk will deploy services including smart lighting solution, environmental monitoring, smart parking systems and waste management solutions resulting in more green, efficient and connected cities in Saudi Arabia and the MENA region.
As a leading IoT-based solutions provider, active for 10 years in Saudi Arabia, machinestalk platforms, services and products give enterprises the necessary insight to maximize efficiency and reinforce scalability. The machinestalk ecosystem stands out in this fragmented, highly competitive, and rapidly changing yet promising market. It takes many players, like hardware providers, programmers, technical support and customer service, to come up with a solid IoT solution. All of our services and products are designed to relieve customers from dealing with many providers to get the desired result. We provide ready-to-use, easily installable and highly interoperable solutions that provide the essential insight to run exceptionally efficient operations. machinestalk is proud to be trusted by more than 2000 private and public entities in Saudi Arabia. For more information, please visit https://machinestalk.com
About Actility & ThingPark™
Actility is the industry leader in LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) large-scale infrastructure and the innovator behind the ThingPark IoT Solution platform. ThingPark is a carrier-grade IoT platform, which enables service providers to accelerate their IoT strategy and go-to-market. ThingPark Wireless delivers long-range networks for low-power sensors and devices. ThingPark Mash-up provides IoT protocol and data mediation services,
enabling web applications to connect seamlessly with data from a vast range of different sensors. ThingPark Marketplace is at the heart of an ecosystem of certified IoT devices, connectivity, and application partners. Actility is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance. To find out more, please visit http://www.actility.com
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