BRAMPTON, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TEKTELIC Communications, a leading supplier of LoRaWAN™ Gateways, Sensors and Applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), has been selected by IoTCAN, Canada’s leading Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) Internet of Things (IoT) network provider, to supply their best in class high capacity KONA Macro IoT Gateway for the IoTCAN’s announced LoRaWAN network rollout. The KONA Macro IoT Gateway enables high scalability, carrier grade resiliency, rapid network deployment and a very long lifecycle. It has highly differentiated features such as Frequency Division Duplex, Multiple Rx/Tx antennas, multiple simultaneous Tx channels, and built-in highly selective bandpass filters.
“TEKTELIC’s KONA Macro IoT Gateways provide both broad coverage and high capacity, which makes them ideal for deployment in a geographically dispersed country like Canada”, stated David Tholl TEKTELIC’s CTO. “Moreover, the KONA Macro IoT Gateways are built to withstand the extreme environmental conditions that are faced by Canadian and other global network operators.”
IoTCAN’s LoRaWAN™ network launched on June 15, 2017 covering the Greater Toronto Area as a first step in a Canada wide rollout. IoTCAN is working with several key partners to provide carrier grade and fully integrated customizable solutions, encompassing different parts of the IoT value chain in the Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) segment of the market including user devices, network and application layers.
Ossama Bessada Co-CEO of IoTCAN commented “We are happy to partner with a Canadian company like TEKTELIC Communications that provides one of the best in class carrier grade LoRaWAN IoT Gateways as well as sensors and other custom solutions for our network. Working together with TEKTELIC, by the end of 2017 we plan to cover major metropolitan and industrial areas in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia, deploying the largest LoRaWAN network in Canada.”