Kigali Connects with LoRaWAN

Kigali Connects with LoRaWAN
LoRaWAN InmarsatKigali deploys city-wide LoRaWAN network by lead sponsor, Inmarsat, for Transform Africa Summit. This low powered wide area network (LPWAN) infrastructure, uses the JT NOMAD IoT platform for IoT applications.
This year’s Transform Africa Summit, held in Kigali Rwanda on 10th – 12th May 2017, sees the how LoRaWAN™ technology works.

LoRaWAN flagship project uses the JT NOMAD IoT Platform

Working with Inmarsat, JT has delivered a proof of concept for smart urban solutions. The flagship project in Kigali benefits from using the JT NOMAD IoT platform. As a result, this enables IoT connectivity around cellular, Wi-Fi and LoRaWAN networks. Also, it provides Smart Urban Solutions that can provision, manage, invoice and automate.
Most noteworthy, it uses JT’s unique IoT connectivity, extending into provisioning, monitoring. Along with diagnosing third-party applications and devices.
Furthermore, it enables organisations to deploy IoT applications on a large scale.
The potential uses the Kigali’s smart city infrastructure is limitless. As a result of showcasing real use-cases, it is now helping to improve the lives of over 700,000 residents.
New IoT smart city initiatives include environmental monitoring for air quality sensors. Also, smart buses equipped with satellite internet. Thus helping remote communities with internet connectivity. Furthmore, smart farming initiatives are being deployed in Rwanda, providing long term benefits.
LoRaWAN™ technology opens-up new possibilities beyond traditional M2M communications. Thus, enabling meaningful interactions between people and their environments
Connectivity is a key part of the success of this project. With LoRaWAN, WiFi and Cellular co-existing together to provide a network ecosystem. Therefor, utilising the right connectivity for the right IoT application.

JT Nomad Unique IoT platform building IoT solutions based on Connectivity.

The flagship project in Kigali uses the JT Nomad IoT Platform for connectivity.  As as result, enabling management of LoRaWAN networks, WiFi and cellular connectivity.
JT IoT provides Smart Urban solutions that can provision, manage, invoice and automate. Furthermore, the unique IoT connectivity uses over 600 roaming agreements.
Most noteworthy, the JT IoT SIMs use open roaming technology which is software free.  As a result, providing resilient connectivity at a competitive price point.
Furthermore, the JT IoT Platform API integration allows users to construct and provision. Also, bill and provide real-time monitoring of complete IoT solutions. 
LoRaWAN and WiFi integrate with the NOMAD IoT Platform, enabling a “single pane of glass”. Consequently, this gives total visibility for hybrid estates.
JT supports the platform with robust support, that’s flexible and cost-effective. Hence, making JT’s offering the first choice of Smart Cities that need robust support.

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JT IoT SIMs is all about global horizontal connectivity, solution integration, billing and device diagnostic platform. Uniquely, JT’s NOMAD platform delivers multi-network unsteered open roaming for cellular connections. It also provides complete API integration and allows its users to construct, provision, bill and monitor complete IoT solutions.