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Silicon Valley to Get a Cellular Network, Just for Things

SigFox Installing a Cellular Network for the Internet of Things in San Francisco and Silicon Valley MIT Technology Review


San Francisco is set to get a new cellular network later this year, but it won’t help fix the city’s spotty mobile-phone coverage. This wireless network is exclusively for things.

The French company SigFox says it picked the Bay Area to demonstrate a wireless network intended to make it cheap and practical to link anything to the Internet, from smoke detectors to dog collars, bicycle locks, and water pipes.

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