After the Sigfox rescue, how do you make IoT work?

Global Internet of Things (IoT) services firm Sigfox has just been rescued from bankruptcy. Business technology journalist, Antony Savvas considers a strategy for making IoT providers more successful going forward.

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Sigfox CEO Jeremy Prince confirms nine groups are bidding for the ailing France-based 0G operator

Although no public announcement has been made yet by Sigfox, a report in the French technology media Journal du Net (www.journaldunet.com/) indicates that nine companies or groups are bidding to take on some or all of Sigfox’s assets. As IoT Now reported on January 27th (See: Sigfox goes into receivership after raising and spending €300mn, seeks

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Sigfox deadline looms: Buyers weigh purchase or its lights out for French 0G operator

Having been placed under Commercial Court protection from its creditors for six months, the board of France-based Sigfox, the ultra narrowband (UNB) network operator, asked the Toulouse Court to shorten the period of administration to just three weeks. That protection period expires on Friday, February 25th 2022, and the ailing company’s Directors evidently believe a

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Sigfox goes into receivership after raising and spending €300mn, seeks buyer in 6-month court protection

France-based IoT service provider Sigfox has gone into receivership, blaming reduced demand and a shortage of key components caused by the pandemic. As Jeremy Cowan reports, the company has been granted bankruptcy protection by a French court during a 6-month ‘observation period’ as it seeks a rescue deal.  €300 million and counting Founded in 2010,

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A busy time in the world of telco IoT

It’s been a busy period for IoT (Internet of Things) market developments that affect the evolving 5G space for telcos. Global freelance business technology journalist, Antony Savvas looks at how IoT movers and shakers could help to further evolve mobile data processing and security.

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Missing 90-year old man found safe and sound thanks to Sigfox’s 0G network

Sigfox‘s 0G network has been successfully used in the rescue of a 90-year-old person who went missing in Basque Country, northern Spain. After 24 hours without news from him, a patrol that included the Basque Rescue Dog Group, firefighters and local police officers exhaustively searched the areas where he could be found, without preliminary results.

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Car-lite and Sigfox launch an intelligent light beacon based on the 0g network

Madrid, Spain – Sigfox, a IoT communication service provider and 0G network provider, and CAR-LITE, a Spanish company in the design and manufacture of emergency signalling beacons for cars, have launched a new smart beacon model base on IoT technology and Sigfox 0G network.

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Car-lite and Sigfox launch an intelligent light beacon based on the 0g network

Madrid, Spain – Sigfox, a IoT communication service provider and 0G network provider, and CAR-LITE, a Spanish company in the design and manufacture of emergency signalling beacons for cars, have launched a new smart beacon model base on IoT technology and Sigfox 0G network.

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GreenCityZen and Sigfox France connect Marseille’s storm drains

Paris, France. 23 November 2021 – Eco-startup GreenCityZen, a greentech provider of IoT for industry and smart city, has selected Sigfox to connect 5,000 downspouts (entry points into the river network) on the Marseille sewerage network.

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How the IoT enables more effective air quality monitoring

Many cities on the U.S.’s West Coast recently endured the worst air quality in the world due to ongoing forest fires. In addition to the suffering from damage wreaked on homes and infrastructure, exposure to toxic particles produced by the fires can cause long term health problems for residents in the affected regions, especially in urban

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SHV Energy implements global remote LPG tank monitoring with Sigfox Netherlands’ 0G network

Amsterdam, Netherlands and Paris, France – 21st October, 2021 – SHV Energy and Sigfox are rolling out a global LPG tank level monitoring solution. The implementation has started in France, Belgium and Germany and is already generating lower carbon emissions and improved customer satisfaction.

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Sigfox and Coral join forces to spark IoT innovation with AI at the edge

Sigfox, the 0G network and the IoT (Internet of Things) communication service provider, announced its partnership with Coral, Google‘s platform of hardware components, software tools, and models for building devices with Artificial Intelligence at the edge.

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Diehl Metering launches a IoT network planning service

The Internet of Things is transforming businesses, cities and industries everywhere. By enabling multiple remote devices to communicate and exchange data, it has the power to exploit interconnected technology to the full. Its data-driven insights can help create new business opportunities, predict trends to improve customer reactivity, and vastly improve monitoring and maintenance to drive

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Safecube launches LocaTrack, an IoT-enabled asset tracking solution

French company Safecube, born from a joint venture between Michelin, Sigfox France and Argon & Co in 2019, is launching its new LocaTrack asset tracking solution with IoT technology.

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Sabesp delivers 92,000 smart water meters powered by the Sigfox 0G network in Brazil

Sabesp, one of the water and sewage service providers, announces that it has successfully completed the implementation of 100,000 smart water meters with Internet of Things (IoT) technology.

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Utilising the IoT to transform tree monitoring, management

Since they came into force in 2016, the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement have prompted many governments to rethink their “green” status, including how they approach global issues such as deforestation and controlling CO2 levels.

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