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Tencent backs LoRa, Actility wins national Thai deal with CAT Telecom

The LoRa Alliance has won the backing of another cloud computing giant, with Chinese titan Tencent announcing that it too was joining the LPWAN alliance, following a similar move by Google. Also in the world of LoRa, CAT Telecom has picked Actility to help install a national network in Thailand. Notably, the Tencent announcement sings the praises of LoRa-rival NB-IoT, the licensed LPWAN (L-LPWAN) offering backed by the cellular community. China has been a hotbed of activity for both NB-IoT and LoRa, and so it is interesting that Tencent appears interested in both to this extent. Huixing Wang, VP of Tencent Cloud, said “LoRaWAN has seen rapid growth, and we feel it is highly complementary to NB-IoT in the LPWAN…

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