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Newcastle begins IoT network deployment

Newcastle City Council has begun the roll-out of sensor gateways across the city as it seeks to build infrastructure that will place Newcastle at the forefront of Australian smart cities. A carrier-grade long range wide area network (LoRaWAN) will be installed over the next six weeks to provide low cost, low-power connectivity that will support [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|

NNNCo rolling out Newcastle IoT network

The NSW government has kicked in AU$5 million for NNNCo to build out a LoRa IoT network to support Newcastle's smart city project. The National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) will be building out a commercial-grade Internet of Things (IoT) network across Newcastle to enable smart cities applications, it has announced. NNNCo said it was [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|

Newcastle Council uses sportsground for smart city launch

Remotely tracks condition of the playing surface. Newcastle City Council is starting to deploy IoT gateways and sensors as it moves ahead with a smart city strategy announced last year. The council today said it had awarded a tender to the National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) to build a carrier-grade low-powered, wide area network (LoRaWAN) over the next six [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|

MWC 2018: NNNCo signs Actility IoT network agreement

Australian LoRaWAN network operator the National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) has announced signing an operator agreement with LoRa Internet of Things (IoT) provider Actility. The announcement, which came during Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, will see NNNCo run its network core in Australia using the Actility ThingPark IoT software platform and wireless solution. [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|

Entrepreneur Chris Deere joins NNNCo Board as company prepares for expansion

The National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo) today announced the appointment of entrepreneur and ex-Vocus CTO, Chris Deere, to its company board of directors. “NNNCo has a strong expansion program for 2018 to build out our IoT network across Australia. As we move into a more focused operational stage we’re excited to have Chris join the [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|

NNNCo announces water utility IoT trials

A series of in-field and lab trials across Melbourne with South East Water, Yarra Valley Water, and City West Water were successful in showcasing its data, coverage, and battery life capabilities, NNNCo has said. Australian LoRaWAN network operator the National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) has announced undertaking trials with Melbourne's metropolitan water utilities, testing the [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|

NNNCo wins 2017 Best Industry Application of IoT Award

Sydney, 2nd November 2017: NNNCo was announced the winner of the 'Best Industry Application of IoT' in the 2017 BigInsights Data Innovation Awards today. The Federal Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation & Science, The Hon. Craig Laundy MP, and NSW Minister for Innovation & Better Regulation, The Hon. Matt Kean presented the BigInsights Data Innovation Awards [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|

Collaboration takes big data on farm – NSW DPI

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) in Orange today displayed an innovative collaboration taking big data onto the farm to deliver powerful monitoring and information systems, which will allow farmers to save time and manage their businesses with less risk and potentially greater profit. NSW DPI researcher, Anthony Clark, said the Farm Decision Technologies [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Semtech’s LoRa Technology Used by NNNCo to Develop Rural IoT Network for Australia’s Farmers

CAMARILLO, Calif., June 23, 2017 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced its collaboration with National Narrowband Network Communications (NNNCo), a provider of commercial-grade, low cost narrowband network connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), to build a nationwide rural Internet of Things (IoT) network to bring high-tech agriculture solutions [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|

Discovery Ag and NNNCo to roll out Connected Country Network powered by Actility to boost Australian farms productivity

Actility, the global leader in LPWA IoT Networks, is pleased to announce that its ThingPark platform is powering the rollout of the Connected Country Network in Australia. The Connected Country network is the result of a new joint venture between Delta Agribuiness subsidary Discovery Ag and long-standing Actility partner the National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo), [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|