Sigfox, a French provider of global communications service for the “internet of things,” and Irish telecom provider VT Networks have recently announced the nationwide availability of the Sigfox IoT network across Ireland.
Sigfox is a low-power wide area communications platform which operates in 18 countries and has more than 7 million devices registered on its network. They expect to connect more than 1 million additional items across Ireland by 2017.
This low-power wide-area network will enable communications between a vast array of devices including meters, gates, smoke alarms, etc. and can provide numerous user benefits including security and safety solutions.
For more information see http://www.vtnetworks.ie/ and http://www.sigfox.com/