Semtech Partners with Tata Communications
Camarillo, California-based Semtech Corporation has teamed up with Tata Communications to launch India’s first applications center to facilitate LoRa, or long range networks, technology in Mumbai.
The Economic Times reports a joint statement by the two companies which said that this center will allow enterprise customers and Internet of Things solution providers to deploy and test their applications over a LoRaWAN-based low power, wide area network. As many as 35 IoT applications can be deployed across Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai. Research firm IDC estimates that the global IoT market will grow to $7.1 trillion by 2020, up from $1.9 trillion in 2013.
“The current LoRaWAN-based network allows millions of devices to be connected, and our goal is to have 200 million end devices connected by 2019,” V.S. Shridhar, Senior Vice President and Head – Internet of Things, Tata Communications said.