Tasmania’s energy distribution utility, together with 42-24 and NNNCo will deploy IoT networks in Tasmania

Tasmania’s energy distribution utility, TasNetworks, together with subsidiary business 42-24 and Australia National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo) signed a deal to roll out a state-wide Internet of Things (IoT) Network in Tasmania. According to the agreement, NNNCo will build the network with LoRaWAN gateways deployed on TasNetwork assets across Tasmania. Then TasNetworks will use the network to connect IoT devices such as grid safety, street lighting, and digital metering). 42-24 will be in charge of selling connectivity to third parties for their own IoT applications such as local councils, enterprise, agriculture, and other utilities. NNNCo will begin building the network in the second half of 2020.