Nova Veolia, Birdz pick Orange Business Services

Nova Veolia and Birdz have chosen the Orange LoRa® network to connect over 3 million intelligent water meters over the next 10 years, the companies said.

Over 3 million water meters will be connected to Orange´s LoRa® network in France
Veolia´s IoT expert Birdz collects millions of data items daily via its intelligent water meters to help its clients (local communities, manufacturers, third parties and retail customers) reduce their energy bills and improve their services.

The Birdz solutions allow customers to visualize and predict their consumption and detect atypical consumption (e.g.: water leaks) and instances of fraud.

Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group, and its 25,000 employees, is focused on supporting the digital transformation of multinational enterprises and French SMEs across five continents. Learn more at www.orange-business.com.

Birdz, a pioneer in remote water meter reading, deploys its unique know-how at the service of the Smart City. A major player in IoT in France, Birdz offers a very large ecosystem of solutions to manage the city´s utilities and preserve the quality of the urban environment: water, energies, temperature, pollution, noise, … and control the entire value chain, from sensor design to the useful valuation of millions of data collected.

Veolia group is the global provider of optimized resource management. With nearly 169,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, to preserve available resources, and to replenish them.