KPN Ventures will participate in a capital raising exercise by Actility which also counts Orange, Swisscom and Foxconn’s European venture capital partner Ginko Ventures among its latest backers. Actility plans to raise around US$25 million (€22 million).
Actility and KPN are members of the LoRa Alliance, a group of companies looking to establish a global standard for long-range low-power (LoRa) connectivity to enable Internet of Things applications. KPN plans to launch LoRa in the Netherlands before the end of this year.
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21st February 2019