Cable & Telecom

LoRa Alliance enhances LoRaWan certification test tool

FREMONT, Calif. — The LoRa Alliance, a global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN standard for IoT low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), announced yesterday it has added numerous new testing capabilities to its LoRaWAN Certification Test Tool (LCTT). The LCTT enhancements expand the self-testing that end-device manufacturers can perform to validate their devices’ performance before seeking formal certification from a LoRa Alliance authorized test house (ATH), explains a press release. “The ability to self-test significantly accelerates the certification process while offering much greater return on investment (ROI) savings,” the release reads. “A strong certification program is a must for any...