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.
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.