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Semtech’s LoRa Technology to Expand in China with its Flexible, Easy Deployment Capabilities

June 29, 2018 at 8:00 AM EDT

China Unicom and Semtech collaborate to increase the Internet of Things (IoT) market nationwide

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2018-- Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWC Shanghai) ― Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced its signing ceremony of technology collaboration with China Unicom to leverage Semtech’s LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) in China to increase and drive more awareness of the LoRaWAN ecosystem. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will be held in Shanghai.

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Semtech and China Unicom (Graphic: Business Wire)

Semtech and China Unicom (Graphic: Business Wire)

China Unicom and Semtech will collaborate to standardize wireless network gateway interfaces and network communication protocol, jointly develop IoT ecosystem partners, and optimize important Internet of Things (IoT) use cases.

Semtech’s LoRa Technology has proven itself to be a very efficient and effective connectivity technology in IoT applications. “The IoT industry has quickly emerged and China is one of the leading countries adopting smart, innovative applications,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President and General Manager for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “Semtech’s LoRa Technology helps China better serve its community by implementing smart devices that achieve greater connectivity and productivity.”

About Semtech’s LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology

Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless RF technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN™ specification have been deployed in over 100 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance™, the fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network applications. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s LoRa site and join the LoRa Community to access free training as well as an online industry catalog showcasing the products you need for building your ideal IoT application.

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.

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Semtech, the Semtech logo and LoRa are registered trademarks or service marks, and LoRaWAN is a trademark or service mark, of Semtech Corporation or its affiliates.

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Ronda Grech
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