LPWA outlook update: Dedicated players battle for scale and relevance

28 July 2016
Report type: Research Note
Author(s): Aapo Markkanen
Keywords: M2M, IoT, LPWA, Low Power Wide Area, connectivity, CSPs, MNOs, telecoms, networks, cellular, LoRa, LoRaWAN, UNB, RPMA, Weightless, NB-Fi, FlexNet, 3GPP, standards, NB-IoT, NarrowBand IoT, Cat-NB1, LTE-M, MTC, Cat-M1, , mesh networks, 802.15.4g
Companies: Atmel, Aidon, Compal Electronics, E.l.m. leblanc, Glen Canyon, Ingenu, Microchip, M2Communication, NarrowNet, Nominet, Nwave Technologies, Objenious, OTIO, Proximus, Semtech Corporation, Sensus, Sigfox, Silver Spring Networks, SK Telecom, Sony, Swisscom, Telensa, u-blox, Verisure Securitas, VT Networks, WAVIoT, Wirepas
Number of Pages: 8

Arguably the hottest innovation areas in telecoms right now, Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) keeps evolving at a rapid pace, with more or less every month bringing in noteworthy developments. In this series of two Research Notes, Machina Research rounds up the major news on the leading technologies from the past 6 months or so, and shares observations on the state and the expected evolution of the market.

The first part of the series walks through the most notable developments concerning the dedicated (i.e. non-3GPP) forms of LPWA and the most important companies involved with them.

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