What you need to know about the LoRa Network

Tech5 a licensed telecommunications provider in conjunction with IOT Global is on a mission to roll out the first, province-wide and open LoRa network in the province of KwaZulu Natal (KZN), with the ambition to create a network that covers the entire province. Together we will build a public and open infrastructure that allows for unprecedented innovation. Join us in the 'internet of things' revolution!
We already provide test-coverage in Durban CBD , PMB, Hillcrest , Kloof, Umhlanga, Umdloti, Cato Ridge, Pinetown and Westville. We have a total of 47 Gateways planned for KZN and should be complete by August 2020

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Gateway Coverage


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Applications Running On The Things Network


Smart Parking

Irigation Tracking

Cattle Tracking


Public Community Network

Use the decentralized and collaborative network, counting thousands of gateways around the world, used by tens of thousands of developers and businesses to build value-driving use cases. Use the gateways that are already installed, or add additional gateways where additional coverage is needed.

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Software as a Service

Take control over your LoRaWAN deployment by running a private LoRaWAN network and opt-in for peering with the Public Community Network. SaaS deployments by The Things Industries are offered with a Service Level Agreement and guaranteed uptime.

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Private Cloud

Deploy the LoRaWAN Network Server in your own trusted domain to take full control over your deployment, quality of service and the level of security. With this on-premises deployment you can make sure the data never leaves your domain.

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On-Site

Build a carrier-grade LoRaWAN Network on-site and make sure your data won’t ever leave the physical site. Build the network offline or install the network server on the gateway itself.

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