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ORTIGAS CBD, PHILIPPINES Feb. 02, 2019 Packetworx, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) company in the country, teams with Arrow to promote major initiatives for an IoT-powered Philippines. Packetworx is now focusing on its mission to accelerate the adoption of IoT, starting with young innovators to big businesses. This effort has started when the company launched its first and only IoT Technology Hub where students, IoT enthusiasts, and engineers can develop devices and applications for free.

Packetworx will provide free device sensors and network connectivity to an initial 60 local government units for disaster-preparedness, air-quality monitoring and safety. It will also offer free IoT hardware kits and free LoRaWAN Academy curriculum to an initial 100 schools.

A global provider of products, services, and solutions, Arrow aggregates electronic components and enterprise computing solutions for customers and suppliers in industrial and commercial markets. It operates sales offices, primary distribution centers and local warehousing facilities in countries/territories across Asia. Arrow’s comprehensive IoT portfolio spans from sensors, wireless connectivity, gateways to cloud platforms, data ingestion, aggregation and visualization, analytics, and security.

'With the support and help of businesses like Arrow, our mission to make IoT accessible for everyone will be easier than ever. It will definitely help us grow our IoT community in the Philippines.' - Arnold Bagabaldo, CEO and Founder of Packetworx

Packetworx together with Arrow, will be having roadshows, hackathons and seminars for the rest of 2019 to encourage everyone to create and develop their own IoT applications and solutions, and promote the benefits of IoT in the communities.

 

About Packetworx

Packetworx is a technology social enterprise which focuses on enabling IoT in the Philippines.  It is the first and only member of the LoRa Alliance in the Philippines. LoRa Alliance is a world-wide alliance of over 500-member companies that support the standardization of LPWAN with the LoRaWAN™ specification and has created a certification and compliance program to ensure interoperability among its members.

For more information, visit www.packetworx.com.

For more information about Arrow, visit www.arrow.com.