Geneva, Switzerland, March 2022 – Vestitel, a Next Generation Telecom Service Provider in Bulgaria and Greece, and OrbiWise, a leading provider of advanced technologies to the IoT Industry featuring LoRaWAN®, announce their strategic partnership to boost the deployment of a nationwide LoRaWAN Network in Bulgaria. The partnership will initially focus on gas metering with future developments in the Smart Utilities and Smart City markets.
With the partnership, the companies aim to build a state-of-the-art LoRaWAN® network. The first solution for advanced gas metering is currently being deployed, with the aim of covering the whole territory of Bulgaria. Several hundreds of gateways and 100K gas meters will be installed and connected by the end of 2023. Additionally, Vestitel will build a LoRaWAN network in the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece by September 2022.
“Our collaboration with OrbiWise is a key milestone in our mission to enter the IoT market as a LoRaWAN network operator in Bulgaria and Greece. Together, we are building the foundation of a large scale LoRaWAN network across the Balkans and in a near future we will develop this network even further”, said Valentin Velichkov, Chief Executive Officer of Vestitel. “We ensure our clients that our partnership with OrbiWise will boost our transformation from a more traditional telco into an innovative technology company.”
“Vestitel is a well-established service provider with deep expertise in the IoT space and is part of the Overgas Group, the largest private gas company in Bulgaria. We are excited to work with Valentin and his team who have the competence and the experience to grow their successful IoT business in Bulgaria and Greece”, said Domenico Arpaia, CEO at OrbiWise.
OrbiWise specializes in developing advanced technologies for the Internet of Things.
OrbiWAN™, OrbiWise’ carrier-grade LoRaWAN® network server, is a complete solution to operate and manage IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN® standard.
OrbiWise prides itself on being a customer-centric organization, with deep expertise in LoraWAN networks, the wireless industry and an extensive range of competencies including cloud and embedded software solutions, as well as consumer software and hardware product design, can provide our clients with end-to-end solutions.
Learn more about OrbiWAN at https://orbiwise.com/orbiwan
Learn more about OrbiWise at https://orbiwise.com
Vestitel provides high quality connectivity services for the territory of Bulgaria, Greece and the region via extensive network with 3000+ km backbone, Nx100G transmission capacity in Bulgaria and Greece, 40+ PoPs and over 1500 km of urban telecom ducts. Vestitel customers are some of the world’s largest telecommunication companies, regional operators and business customers.
Learn more about Vestitel at https://vestitel.bg/company/about-us/