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This network is a key-element in the Internet of Things (IoT) architecture and enables an automatic and accurate transmission of small packages of data. By the end of 2017, Proximus had rolled-out its nationwide commercial Internet of Things network (using LoRaWAN technology) in Belgium and added a geo-localization functionality.

ing to their use. After the collected data is analysed, they can advise their customers on how to efficiently put their machines to better use. But the primary objective is to optimise maintenance and servicing. Real-time data-analysis makes it possible to plan pre-emptive maintenance programs based on statistical models.

LoRaWAN in action Thanks to the LoRaWAN network of Proximus and the expertise of SilentSoft, Antargaz has chosen to equip its gas meters with connected IoT sensors. Once the LoRaWAN sensor has been connected to an Antargaz gas meter in their propane gas network, consumption readings are transmitted regularly and can be consulted at any given point in time on SilentSoft’s online platform. Proximus has also signed a partnership with TVH, a global market leader in replacement parts for handling materials, industrial vehicles and agricultural machines. Thanks to machine connectivity, they gather pertinent data pertain-

LoRaWAN network

98% coverage

We are the market leader for connected objects in Belgium with close to 1.3 million things connected.

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Proximus Annual Report 2017  

Proximus Annual Report 2017