The West Africa Network and Security company
Layer3 partners with the global IoT infrastructure provider LORIOT to expose
the potential of the Internet of Things in Nigeria. The partnership, through
the deployment of the necessary infrastructure, will focus on smart city and
smart building solutions.
Abuja, Nigeria, 07 Febuary 2020 - Nigeria-based company Layer3 and the global IoT company LORIOT announce
their partnership aimed at introducing new Internet of Things solutions in
Nigeria, with market size estimated to
reach $1 Billion by 2025.
Layer3, as network provider and system
integrator, will focus especially in the smartcity and smart building sectors
providing innovative solutions to a growing market. Layer3’s cloud infrastructure will allow
private and public sector organizations to access and maintain control of the
data generated by their IoT networks.
collaboration will bring the dream of smart offices and cities to life, by
allowing devices, machines, and whole buildings to link into extensive data
networks. Loriot, through its LoRaWAN technology, together with our cloud
infrastructure and expertise will make this happen. We see enormous potential
in Nigeria waiting for this change to happen.”
Shatse Kakwagh, Executive Director at
LORIOT provides the operation and management software for a LoRaWAN®
(Long Range Wide Area Network) network, ensuring peak performance, flexibility,
high-security standards and compliance with local regulations. The
infrastructure enables IoT sensors to collect and transmit data, through
LoRaWAN® gateways, to the application servers enabling IoT solutions across a
wide range of sectors.
“Over the last months, we have been observing a
growing interest in LoRaWAN technology in Africa. For this reason, last year we upgraded our
public infrastructure on the continent to offer better performance to our
users. Starting a partnership with a local player, such as Layer3, allows us to
support the next phase of this growth process and we expect to see new projects
emerge and grow on a large scale in the coming months.” Added, Julian Studer, COO at LORIOT.
The ultimate aim of this partnership is to make IoT accessible to
everyone, and create a truly interconnected future, powered by smart,
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