Internet of Things

Wi-Fi & LoRaWAN Deployment Synergies

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Business objectives

• Address the gaps of IoT use cases with licensed band technologies

• Explore additional use cases that can be addressed.

Address IoT use cases through the combination of Wi-Fi and LoRaWAN strengths for future deployment

Scale up the ecosystems and leverage synergies between the WBA and LoRaWAN

Project information

WBA and LoRaWAN technologies are fully complementary with a similar go-to-market, providing a tremendous boost to the IoT landscape. This program aims to demonstrate the potential benefits of integrating Wi-Fi & LoRaWAN technologies.


Target Audience

Target Audience includes WBA members, LoRaWAN members, Wi-Fi advocates, industry analysts, Wi-Fi operators, Cellular Operators, networking equipment providers, IoT solution providers.


  • Develop a deployment guideline with an unlicensed approach
  • Showcase Wi-Fi technology and its technical complementarity
  • Provide a market assessment of a potential footprint that can be covered by Wi-Fi combined with LoRaWAN.
  • Identify the potential challenges of business and technical aspects of the market with recommendations of possible solutions
  • Provide IoT use case studies on Smart Building, Smart Hospitality, Smart Cities, Smart Venue, etc.


IoT, LoRaWan, Wi-Fi, Smart Government, Smart Cities, Smart Building, Smart Hospitality, Smart Venue