IoT Connectivity. One Size Doesn’t Fit All

IoT Connectivity. One Size Doesn’t Fit All

With a vast array of connectivity options to choose from – local area, campus, cellular, to low power wide area, these communication protocols are best suited to serve different IoT applications, making the choice in choosing connectivity a critical factor. Connectivity has a profound effect on many factors including device battery life, scalability, opex and capex. In this webinar, Ajay Rane, VP of Global Business Development will discuss the diversity of the IoT connectivity landscape, complementary networks, and considerations when choosing connectivity.


Duration: 60 min.



Ajay Rane

Ajay Rane
VP Business Development

Ajay Rane, VP Business Development at Sigfox brings over 25 years of experience to this role where he is responsible for strategic semiconductor and module partner growth, and recently led the partnership with GCT Semiconductor for the world’s first Sigfox + Cellular hybrid chipset.

Before joining Sigfox Ajay was V.P. Marketing & Business Development at MBit Wireless, a LTE Chipset company. In 2006 Ajay joined Solarflare Communications, a leading 10Gigabit Ethernet Chipset manufacturer where he was the General Manager for the 10Gigabit PHY business, which was acquired by Marvell Semiconductor. In this role Ajay defined the product requirements and launched the world’s first 10GBASE-T LAN on motherboard (LOM) for servers, enabling 10Gigabit connectivity over existing Cat5e cable.

Ajay started his career at Intel Corporation where he held various roles including Flash Memory engineering, as well as marketing and business development roles in the server, Wi-Fi, and WiMAX business units from 1995 to 2006. While there, Ajay launched Intel Centrino, world’s first laptop chips with integrated Wi-Fi connectivity.

Ajay holds a BS from the University of Mumbai, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston, and an MBA in Management from the University of California.

Robin Duke-Woolley
Analyst, CEO
Beecham Research Ltd

Robin Duke-Woolley is one of the best-known and most respected names in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, with over 20 years’ experience as an analyst and consultant in telecommunications. Beecham Research combines successful business experience, and extensive analysis expertise in both research and consulting practices. The company operates globally and has research partners in many parts of the world.

Jeremy Cowan
Editorial Director & Publisher
IoT Now & VanillaPlus

Jeremy Cowan is Editorial Director of the publishing group that has specialised in IT, Hi-Tech and Communications for 19 years. The group includes the international titles,,, which focus on the Internet of Things and its impact on businesses and consumers, as well as, the leading business information resource for Communication Service Providers and Network Operators worldwide.