Sigfox Canada FAQ's
Sigfox Canada is a 100% Canadian owned company and is the exclusive licensee responsible for building and operating the national 0G IoT Network in Canada, as part of the Global 0G Network currently operating in over 70 countries. The entire Global 0G Network currently uses patented Sigfox technology.
Sigfox is a Paris France based company which started in 2010 with the vision of building a global 0G IoT network. They developed and own the Sigfox technology, protocol and Sigfox cloud and have established exclusive licensee relationships with Independent Sigfox Operators in over 65 countries. Sigfox currently operates France, Germany, Spain, among other countries.
Sigfox Canada is in a strong financial position and differs from Sigfox in several ways:
- We are 100% Canadian owned.
- We have the unique ability to build network on demand allowing us to keep our cost structure very efficient.
- Our Canadian investors are committed to the success of the business.
Sigfox technology refer to the LPWAN (Low Power, Wide Area Network) technology which Sigfox improved using invented proprietary technology which Sigfox has patented. This is the technology they are commercializing globally via exclusive relationships. Sigfox technology is the leading 0G technology.
A 0G Network is a low cost, low power, wireless network designed to send or receive small messages over long distances by IoT devices. It may utilize patented Sigfox technology or other 0G technologies.
No, Sigfox Canada 0G IoT Network uses Radio Frequency (RF) to send and receive signals from devices. This RF technology increases the distance a signal can travel, reducing the power required to send a message and extends the battery life to the IoT devices that communicate.
Yes, Sigfox Canada has already deployed network in every province and covers every major city from St John’s, Newfoundland to Vancouver, British Columbia. We are constantly building more network.
We can provide coverage almost anywhere in 30-60 days. There are multiple different solutions to provide coverage, so depending on your application we can select the solution that is best for you. Please complete a contact form and let us know more about your application.
There are currently almost 1000 devices available. The following website https://partners.sigfox.com provides a listing of many of these devices. The best way to find the right device for you application is to utilize the contact form and let us know more about your application and we can find the best device for you.
Yes, there are multiple development kits available for purchase directly from the Sigfox website. Here is the link for the best ones in Canada: