Sigfox Network

Wireless data transmission network, two-way communication, for receiving values ​​from various devices (parking sensors, meters, temperature, etc)

Advantages

  • Free transmission frequency 868Mhz. Encrypted transmission.
  • Full download of cash data (alarms, recorders, etc.)
  • Larger transmission range 300-1500 meters in visual contact, usually up to 200 meters the meter is inside the shaft with cast iron lid (semi-circular environment)
  • Two way communication
  • Receiving data from any device transmitting to a Sigfox network, the network can meet other needs of the Municipality. E.g. parking sensors, smart lighting, air quality, litter bins etc.
  • The creation of the network is undertaken by Sigfox.

 

Disadvantages

  • The installation of transponders is not supported. If a meter is not covered by the network, an antenna must be installed near it, otherwise we cannot take the measurement remotely.
  • Higher network usage costs. The network is closed, not everyone can install a hub. Must be licensed by Sigfox.
  • There is no possibility of an alternative provider or change of provider.