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Digital Catapult’s LPWAN meetup – April

Date: 3 April 2019 17:00 - 3 April 2019 20:00

Join us for our next LPWAN event on 3 April as we hear from top industry players who are making LPWAN a reality in the UK.

After so many years of waiting, is mobile internet of things finally ripe for the UK market? What are the issues of scaling LoRaWAN in real deployments? Will we soon be able to support LoRaWAN traffic from space?

Digital Catapult ‘s LPWAN meetups aim to give entrepreneurs a voice to share their LPWAN success stories, to help inspire the rapidly growing community and to expose you to challenges of real businesses that can be tackled with LPWAN.

Who should attend

This event is designed for startups, scaleups and academics who are involved in the LPWAN or internet of things space. This event will be of particular interest to entrepreneurs and startups interested in hearing from Vodafone, Toshiba Labs and Lacuna Space about their expertise in LPWAN.

Why you should attend

The April event will provide the opportunity to hear Vodafone speak about their plans for NB-IoT in the UK and how they aim to support the community. Toshiba Labs will also share experiences in scaling LoRaWAN and how to improve existing protocol properties. UK startup, Lacuna Space will share their ambition and progress to make LoRaWAN access possible all around the world from space.


  • 18:00 Arrivals, drinks and mingling
  • 18:30 “NB-IoT & Open Labs”, John Tuersley, Global Open Labs Manager at Vodafone
  • 18:45 “Scaling LoRaWAN deployments”, Usman Raza, Principle Research Engineer at Toshiba Research Europe
  • 19:00 ” Rob Spurrett, CEO and Co-Founder at Lacuna Space
  • 19:15 Panel discussion
  • 19:45:Networking
  • 21:00 End

Next steps

To register your interest and learn more about this event, click here.