Cable & Telecom

LoRaWAN approved as ITU standard for low-power WANs

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 the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has recognized LoRaWAN as an official standard. The standard is titled “Recommendation ITU-T Y.4480 – Low power protocol for wide area wireless networks” and is under the responsibility of Study Group 20 of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), which is the ITU’s standardization group for “Internet of Things and smart cities and communities”, explains a LoRa Alliance press release. “LoRaWAN was developed as an open standard from the very beginning,...

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