Soracom connects 1 million IoT devices, hits 15,000 smart connectivity customers

Friday 12 July 2019 | 09:43 CET | News
Soracom, a provider of smart connectivity for the IoT, has announced that its Soracom Air cellular data service now connects over one million IoT devices worldwide. Soracom Air was launched in 2016, featuring pay-as-you-go connectivity for IoT devices and developers. The service has now grown to support more than one million active IoT connections and 15,000 customers, Soracom said.

Including its original pay-as-you-go cellular service, Soracom now provides 6 different types of IoT connectivity, including LoRaWAN and Sigfox. Additionally, Soracom offers IoT API and 13 modular IoT services focused around cloud integration, network security, and device management.

Customer deployments currently live in field range across industries, from manufacturing, construction, and public infrastructure to agriculture, real estate, automotive, and consumer. Use cases include power plant maintenance, fish and livestock management, and asset tracking to smart locks, cashless payment terminals, and handheld personal translation devices, the company added. 

Enterprise customers account for 70 percent of IoT connections currently supported by Soracom. eUICC/eSIM board-mounted communication modules represent 50 percent of total connections supported. 

Soracom claims its service is now available in 130 countries worldwide, with actual usage reported in 122 of those countries.

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Companies: Soracom
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