SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of global communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), has been named the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Most Promising IoT Networking Solutions Provider of the Year.
The award is given to the vendor based in Asia Pacific that has demonstrated exemplary performance and growth in 2015. The contenders of this award were evaluated and judged based on their business model, stakeholder backing, highlights and innovation, go-to-market in APAC and strengths and weaknesses.
SIGFOX opened its Asia Pacific office in Singapore early this year. It named industry veteran Roswell Wolff president of SIGFOX APAC to oversee its rapid expansion in the region, which is expected to be a leading global market for the Internet of Things. As a first step of its plans to roll out the network across the whole Asia Pacific region within the next three years, the company announced its deployment in Australia and New Zealand in April.
“SIGFOX’s dedicated IoT network, with rapid rollout and international connectivity, will accelerate use of the IoT in this region,” Wolff said.
“Billions of security, asset tracking, smart-city and utility-service devices will require regional connections and links to a global network, and SIGFOX is the only company delivering this critical connectivity and IoT-solutions capability on a worldwide basis.”
Registering more than 7 million devices in its network with a footprint on all continents, SIGFOX is rapidly establishing one global, seamless network that provides simple, ubiquitous, energy-efficient connectivity for billions of connected devices that will make up the vast majority of the IoT. In the past 12 months alone, SIGFOX has added 14 countries to its global coverage map.
In 2016, SIGFOX plans to cover more than 30 countries with its network.