The majority of IoT hardware developers that we encounter face common design challenges: battery life of their sensors, the cost of communications and security of data transmission. As M2M evolves, hardware engineers are toying with LPWAN, GSM, Sigfox and other available communications technologies to support the next killer application. FastNet is actively investing into Low […]
Hi All Thank you for participation in our recent dipstick survey. The response was overwhelming, and we are encouraged by your progress on your IoT applications. To help you move to full commercial readiness, we’ve assigned Pieter Beukes from our team to assist with commercial terms and pricing, relative to your application. Please contact us at PieterB@fastnet.co.za and we’ll […]
Calling all LoRaWAN developers, specifically from South Africa, to take our online survey: FastNet LoRaWAN survey We are about to launch our full commercial offering, and this survey will help us craft our final approach to market.
FastNet, a leading enabler of internet of things solutions to enterprises in South Africa, has been invited to co-sponsor the Geekulcha Hackathon taking place at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria from the 24-26 June 2016. This event brings together up to 250 talented young people with the passion and skills in programming, IT, design and entrepreneurship. The theme […]
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FastNet has announced their IoT academy, an extension of their developer portal. FastNet is encouraging developers of IoT applications and sensors to participate in the FastNet IoT academy. This is an important step in the evolution of IoT technology in South Africa, especially as cutting edge M2M network technologies such as LoRaWAN become available. We are […]
We recently applied a bug fix to the server software to prevent data with zeroes in the 4 most significant bits of the data packet getting truncated. This went live 6/10/15 at 15:05.
Lots of additional coverage has recently gone in in the major metro areas, with more to come during October! Check the updated coverage maps to see the new coverage.
Our roll out of LoRa gateways has finally started in KZN. These new gateways should give great coverage in Durban central, Pinetown and Verulam. Check out the coverage maps for more details.