South American telecommunications and technology investor, ICondor has launched of its Internet of Things (IoT) Network based on LoRaWAN under its new created YEAP! brand in Argentina, in partnership with French IoT network services provider Kerlink.
ICondor plans to deploy LoRaWAN IoT networks which is based on Semtech's LoRa devices and LoRa RF Technology, throughout South America following the rollout in Argentina.
Based in Buenos Aires, ICondor is a leading telecommunication company in Argentina and South America, which has created what is now the Movistar Network, which operates in Spain and 13 Central and South American countries. ICondor also launched CTI Movil, which is now America Movil, a leading provider of integrated telecommunications services in Latin America.
For the deployment in Argentina, Kerlink will provide several hundred gateways for the deployment, which begins immediately in Buenos Aires and Rosario and expected to have nationwide coverage by July 2018.
The deployment follows a successful pilot project early this year. Kerlink will supply its Wirnet iBTS Compact stations in local ISM bands (923 MHz).
Kerlink claims that it has already installed more than 8,500 of these versatile, long-range, two-way and geolocation-ready gateways for IoT network operators in Europe and South Asia.