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Questel And The Things Industries Announce Partnership To Enhance Module Service Management with LoRaWAN Integration

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BELGRADE, Serbia--(  )--Quectel, a global IoT solutions provider, and The Things Industries, a global leader in LoRaWAN ® Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, have announced the launch of the Quectel KG200Z LoRaWAN module. is “Works with The Things Stack” and “Secured by The Things Stack” certified, providing users with a robust and secure LoRaWAN. We have announced a partnership that ensures we deliver solutions.

Quectel KG200Z modules harness the power of STMicroelectronics' STM32WL to provide outstanding performance for long-range, low-power applications. It operates in the LoRa radio frequency band from 862MHz to 928MHz and incorporates advanced AES hardware encryption for added security. The KG200Z features a compact size of 12.0mm x 12.0mm x 1.8mm and an LGA foam package. This design ensures seamless integration into size-constrained applications while maintaining reliable connectivity.

said Norbert Müller, President and CSO of Questel Wireless Solutions. “Quechtel is committed to providing the most reliable and secure IoT solutions to our customers, and our partnership with The Things Industries is a testament to this commitment. Our KG200Z LoRaWAN module and Quechtel’s best-in-class products Our combined security approach ('Works with The Things Stack' and 'Secured by The Things Stack' certification) means we offer not just a product, but a comprehensive solution with the highest standards of connectivity and security. This collaboration demonstrates our dedication to innovation, excellence, and working with key ecosystem partners to deliver best-in-class solutions."

Through our partnership with The Things Industries, Questel customers can now build device designs on the KG200Z module while running additional services through The Things Industries. This partnership gives users complete control over end-to-end encryption and key management, leveraging Questel's decades of modular functionality expertise.

Wienke Giesemann, CEO of The Things Industries, said: “This partnership allows users of Quectel LoRaWAN modules to fully integrate end-to-end encryption and key management in-house while benefiting from the breadth of experience and capabilities offered by Quectel modules.”

Questel's IoT modules are developed with security at the center. From product architecture to firmware/software development, Questel incorporates industry-leading practices and standards, mitigating potential vulnerabilities with third-party independent test houses, generating SBOM and VEX files, and performing firmware binary analysis. We embed security practices such as these throughout the software development lifecycle.

In addition to the KG200Z module, Questel also offers antenna products, allowing developers and device manufacturers to purchase them at the same time, streamlining the process and reducing cost and time to market.

About Questel

Questel is accelerating IoT innovation with a passion to make that smart world a reality. As a customer-centric organization, we are a global IoT solutions provider backed by exceptional support and service. Our growing global team of 5,900 professionals provides cellular , GNSS , Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth modules, as well as antennas and services.

With offices and support around the world, the company's international leadership team is committed to advancing the IoT and creating a smarter world.

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About The Things Industries

The Things Industries is the world's leading provider of managed and on-premises LoRaWAN network servers, supporting over 1.5 million LoRaWAN devices worldwide. As a product leader, we offer the most feature-rich LoRaWAN network management core and managed platform at scale.

For more information about the Quectel KG200Z LoRaWAN module, please refer to the datasheet available here .

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First published on Fri, Mar 22, 2024

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