The Internet of Things is the new Industrial Revolution. The choice of the network (or networks) of communications that will be used to allow communication between real-world objects (machines, equipment, installations, etc.) is crucial for each company. The options are numerous (M2M, WIFI, LoRaWAN, SigFox, BLE, NB-IOT, ZigBee ...). All of these options have advantages and disadvantages.
Among these options, the LoRaWAN data network has a peculiarity that makes it unique and, as such, particularly interesting. It is possible to deploy LoRa sensors / actuators, both on the public network of a telecom operator. Or deploy its own private network, LoRaWAN.
Edition: May 2018.