Ortigas CBD, PHILIPPINES, August 22, 2018 – Packetworx, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) company in the Philippines, launched its brand with the campaign, ‘We Connect Things’last August 8, 2018. Its brand campaign, ‘We Connect Things,’ aims to promote Packetworx, as an enabler of IoT in the country with its full suite of end-to-end solution from devices, software applications to network connectivity.
The next Internet revolution: The Internet of Things
Internet of Things is the concept of connecting any device to the Internet and to the other connected devices. It is a network of things that sends, receives and collects information. According to a report of Software.org, a global research organization, in 2020 there will be about 50 billion devices connected to the internet. Packetworx aims to enable and equip the Philippines for this next internet revolution.
Packetworx as a driver of IoT in the country
Packetworx’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of IoT in the country. It aims to equip and enable Filipino innovators and IoT enthusiasts to create IoT devices, applications and solutions. The IoT network is free for individuals and for non-commercial use. Packetworx uses leading LoRaWAN® enabled solutions that provide long range sensors and control capable devices which allow wide range of IoT applications and total cost of ownership.
Packetworx, a social enterprise for creating smart communities
To achieve its goal to an IoT-ready Philippines, Packetworx’s as a social enterprise, has three (3) major initiatives which anyone can be a part of (1) the IoT Technology Hub, the first free access co-working space dedicated IoT. It makes available computer, soldering stations, test equipment, pick and place and even reflow oven. It will enable IoT enthusiasts to develop devices, applications and solutions (2) free IoT hardware kits and free LoRa Academy curriculum for 100 schools and, (3) Free device sensors and network connectivity to 60 local government units for disaster-preparedness, air quality monitoring and safety.
Packetworx will be covering 80% of Greater Metro Manila by September 2018 and will be covering 90% of the Philippines by the end of the year. In the IoT Technology Hub, there will be a series of IoT Tech talks featuring IoT experts, hackathons and seminars.
For more information on packetworx and its products and solutions, visit www.packetworx.com.
Packetworx is a network provider of Internet of Things and a technology social enterprise which focuses on enabling IoT in the Philippines. It is a member of the LoRa™ Alliance, 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.
It is the official host of the regional LoRaWAN™ network for Philippines and Southeast Asia through its partnership with The Things Network (TTN), the largest community of startups, businesses and developers globally building a public IoT data network.