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Integration Creates Europe’s Largest IoT Network Infrastructure

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Heliot Europe, a prominent Sigfox operator and independent IoT network provider, has successfully completed the full integration of the Sigfox 0G™ network operations of WND UK and IoT Denmark.

The strategic consolidation positions Heliot as a leading player in Europe’s IoT and 0G-WAN™ network landscape, solidifying its status as the largest provider of IoT network infrastructure across Europe, catering to over 1.3 million devices.

The integration also marks a significant milestone for Heliot, enhancing its product portfolio and bolstering its position as a key player in the IoT domain. The addition of other IoT technologies, such as LoRa and Mioty, is expected to create new avenues for growth.

This acquisition and expansion of network operations in the UK, Northern Ireland, and Denmark is the next logical step in our growth strategy.

CEO, Thomas Scheibel, says: “This acquisition and expansion of network operations in the UK, Northern Ireland, and Denmark is the next logical step in our growth strategy. Equally, these acquisitions open up completely new opportunities for us, providing us greater reach into these regions.”

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Heliot Europe’s strategic expansion aligns with its commitment to optimizing networks to meet specific customer needs. By fully incorporating the UK and Denmark operations into its existing European framework, the company aims to enhance market offerings and broaden its technology offerings. These developments include the incorporation of LoRa-based protocols, Mioty, RFID, and Wiliot solutions.

Integrating these regions into our wider Heliot Europe proposition enables innovative knowledge sharing that can only benefit all of our partners and customers.

Patrick Griffin, Chief Commercial Officer of Heliot Europe, highlights the significance of this integration in fostering innovation, stating, “Integrating these regions into our wider Heliot Europe proposition enables innovative knowledge sharing that can only benefit all of our partners and customers.”

The integration also holds strategic importance for the UK and Denmark, known for their forward-looking approach to technology. Heliot’s expertise in IoT technologies positions it to capitalize on the emerging opportunities in these markets.

Heliot Europe is the exclusive operator of the global Sigfox 0G™ network across several European nations, including Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and Liechtenstein. Cube Infrastructure Managers, a Luxembourg-based investment company specializing in European infrastructure funds, is its principal shareholder. Heliot Europe is also a founding member of the 0G™ United Nations Association, an international consortium of 0G™ network operators.

The company’s Sigfox 0G™ technology offers a seamless, cost-effective, and energy-efficient network that empowers companies to embrace digital transformation, particularly in asset tracking, monitoring, and supply chain management. Low-frequency radio technology presents a viable alternative to existing Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT and CAT-M) solutions.

Heliot also provides customers with access to the extensive Sigfox 0G™ ecosystem which features nearly 1,000 sensors and analysis tools for data collection and evaluation.

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