Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that its LoRaÂ® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) for the Internet of Things (IoT) is being utilized in a network based on the LoRaWANâ¢ protocol recently deployed in Brazil by American Tower (ATC), the company said.
Using Everynet gateways and core wholesale technologies, the network has surpassed 400 thousand activated devices with the goal of reaching two million or more sensors by the end of 2019.
ATC´s LoRaWAN-based network already covers the metro areas of SÃ£o Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte. These large markets are responsible for around 25% of the Brazilian GDP, and ATC plans to continue rolling out this network to cover 50% of the Brazilian GDP, or approximately 80 cities, by mid-2019.
Semtech´s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWANâ¢ specification have been deployed in 100 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Allianceâ¢, the fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network applications.
American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, is an independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of over 170,000 communications sites. For more information about American Tower, visit www.americantower.com/.
Semtech is a supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.