Low Power Wide Area Wireless network technologies for M2M: a technical comparison of On-Ramp, Sigfox and Weightless

07 June 2013
Report type: Research Note
Author(s): Jim Morrish
Keywords: M2M, machine-to-machine, Sigfox, Weightless, Neul, On-Ramp
Number of Pages: 5

The names Sigfox, Weightless and On-Ramp are increasingly often heard in M2M circles. But what are the true capabilities of these emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) wireless technologies? This Research Note examines the technical capabilities of the new competing network technologies, examining capacity, latency, coverage, power and numerous other characteristics to determine which might be the most appropriate for M2M communications.

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