LoRaWAN for city scale IoT deployments

Philip J. Basford, Steven Johnston, Mihaela Apetroaie-Cristea, Florentin Bulot, Simon Cox

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LoRaWAN is a Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technology designed for Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, this paper presents experiences gained from deploying a citywide LoRaWAN network across Southampton, UK. This network has been deployed to support an installation of air quality sensors and to explore the LoRaWAN technology. This deployment uses a mixture of commercial off-the-shelf gateways and custom gateways. The custom gateways have required the development of a new printed circuit board interface which is available open-source. The gateway locations have been chosen based on combination of availability and predicted coverage. This paper shows that this approach has provided a reasonable coverage of the city.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2019 Global IoT Summit (GIoTS)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-2171-0, 978-1-7281-2170-3
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-2172-7
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2019
Externally publishedYes
Event2019 Global IoT Summit (GIoTS) - Aarhus, Denmark
Duration: 17 Jun 201921 Jun 2019


Conference2019 Global IoT Summit (GIoTS)


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