February 12, 2016
By Haridas K
Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite
communications services, today announced that it has joined the LoRa Alliance, dedicated to developing a global standard for IoT. Inmarsat will provide the LoRa ecosystem with satellite connectivity to enable the deployment of solutions anywhere an object or device needs to be connected.
The LoRa Alliance, a non-profit organisation founded in 2015 by industry leaders across the IoT and machine-to-machine (M2M) industries, has a mission to standardise Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) which are being deployed worldwide to enable IoT, machine- to-machine (M2M), smart city and industrial applications. Pooling their knowledge and experience, the members of the Alliance aim to guarantee interoperability between operators to make LoRaWAN™ the open global standard for IoT applications worldwide.