Digita aims to have 400 IoT base stations in commercial use by end-2018

Friday 10 November 2017 | 12:57 CET | News

Finnish operator Digita said that it has constructed 50 new IoT base stations this autumn throughout Finland, increasing indoor coverage in the largest cities by 40 percent. In 2017, Digita plans to construct as many as 150 new base stations. By the end of 2018, its plans to have 400 base stations in commercial use.

The newest base stations have been launched in the Helsinki metropolitan area as well as in Lahti, Tampere, Turku, Salo, Jyvaskyla, Oulu and Rovaniemi, said Ari Kuukka, director of IoT services at Digita. Utilising LoRa technology, Digita’s IoT network enables remote reading of water meters in basements, among other things.

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