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Internet of Things

The City of Gold Coast has installed a commercial-grade Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) using the globally-adopted open standard LoRaWAN technology.

The new network enables diversified large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) applications throughout the Gold Coast, an area of more than 1300 square kilometres, making it Australia’s biggest commercial LoRaWAN network to date.

The LoRaWAN network will reduce the cost of deploying large-scale IoT projects.

An example of a City-led IoT application is the installation of smart water meters. This water-saving program has the potential to:

Utilise the LoRaWAN network

The National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) was awarded the contract to build and operate our LoRaWAN network.

For more information on using the LoRaWAN network, contact NNNCo.

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