The Things Industries, a global LoRaWAN® network provider, has partnered with Digita Finland, a company providing telecom solutions, to provide international roaming services between their LoRaWAN networks. This partnership enables The Things Industries customers to extend their IoT operational area to Finland.

The Things Industries’ main mission is to provide secure and scalable technology for enterprises and enable better LoRaWAN data transmission for them to build smart solutions. Together with Digita Finland, one of the digital infrastructure providers in Northern Europe, The Things Industries expand IoT LoRaWAN coverage and service operations internationally. This collaboration connects the large ecosystem of The Things Industries LoRaWAN Network Server, with hundreds of networks and hundreds of thousands of devices around the world, that can now benefit from a reliable carrier grade network in Finland. The Things Industries’ customers now have a complete infrastructure to build IoT solutions in even the most remote places in Finland, on Digita Finland’s platform.

“This partnership is a game changer. Through combining private LoRaWAN network and device management with a carrier grade LoRaWAN network we now provide the best of both worlds. Our customer base of thousands of developers can now leverage Digita’s carrier grade network while maintaining their device management in The Things Stack Cloud, ”Wienke Giezeman, CEO, The Things Industries

“We are excited to be able to provide The Things Industries’ customers access to the Finnish market through our nationwide LoRaWAN network. This will open up new opportunities for the IoT solutions providers and will provide Finnish businesses easier access to large variety or IoT solutions from The Things Industries ecosystem.”, says Ari Kuukka, Vice President, IoT-Services, Digita.

“Combining the power of public and private networks provides LoRaWAN solution builders extended coverage and the flexibility to expand coverage anywhere at any time. This partnership showcases the value of the open LoRaWAN standard and benefits of our collaborative ecosystem,”Donna Moore, CEO and Chairwoman, LoRa Alliance®

About The Things Industries
The Things Industries is a key provider of enterprise LoRaWAN networks and services, like open source software and hardware projects, LoRaWAN data exchanges, and a suite of developer tools and events to speed up time-to-market. The Things Industries’ LoRaWAN Network Server, The Things Stack, is the most innovative LoRaWAN Network Server that caters to the needs of demanding LoRaWAN deployments, from covering the essentials to advanced security configurations and device life cycle management.

About Digita Finland
Digita owns and operates Finland’s leading terrestrial network for nationwide TV and radio transmissions and is the country’s largest independent owner of telecommunication masts. The company is a provider of digital software and services. Digita’s services include telecommunication masts, data centre and IoT services, and broadcasting services for the future. Digita provides services to Finland’s largest mobile phone operators, internet and media companies, infrastructure enterprises and real estate owners. Digita employs 180 experts across Finland.

LoRa Alliance® and LoRaWAN® are marks used under license from the LoRa Alliance®.