UnaBiz and KAIFA partner to accelerate global smart water metering with Sigfox 0G technology

Utility business digitalisation solution provider KAIFA and UnaBiz — Internet of Things (IoT) service provider and integrator — have partnered and collaborated to accelerate the global deployment of smart water metering solutions with Sigfox 0G technology, bringing Sigfox 0G and LoRa dual-mode hybrid solution to the market.

This will allow the partners to address the needs of markets in Europe, the Middle East, central and south America

KAIFA global sales director Henry Chan said, “By leveraging UnaBiz’s expertise in IoT solutions, and the potential for energy-efficiency enabled by the Sigfox 0G technology, we aim to bring to the market advanced water metering solutions that are accurate, reliable, cost-competitive, scalable and environmentally-friendly to the water metering sector.”

UnaBiz CCO Loic Barrancourt added, “To partner with KAIFA, a leader in advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution, drives efficiency [and] promotes sustainability. KAIFA and UnaBiz design capabilities bring an integrated fit-for-purpose solution to end customers to enable massive IoT in water resource management.”

Most recently, Iguá Saneamento — Brazilian water and sewerage services supplier — has partnered with KAIFA and WND Brazil to roll out 120,000 smart water meters powered by Sigfox 0G technology. In a statement, WND Brazil deputy CEO Jose Almeida said that Sigfox 0G technology “reduce power consumption and extend device lifecycles” which aligns with his company’s sustainability commitment.