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LPWA networks index 4Q 2019

Ibraheem Kasujee Research Analyst

"Analysys Mason’s LPWA networks index tracker presents providers’ coverage details and plans for 355 individual networks in 87 countries."

Analysys Mason's LPWA networks index tracks low-power, wide-area (LPWA) networks worldwide, and provides information on the technologies used, stage of evolution and coverage. It presents a view of providers' latest initiatives to establish IoT and M2M networks and their choice of technology.


This tracker provides information about roll-out plans, stages of evolution, and coverage for networks that use technologies in:

  • unlicensed spectrum (Ingenu, LoRa Alliance, Sigfox, UNB Wireless and Weightless)
  • licensed spectrum (EC-GSM, LTE-M, NB-IoT). 


Worldwide data in this tracker can be filtered according to eight geographical regions.

  • Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
  • Developed Asia–Pacific (DVAP)
  • Emerging Asia–Pacific (EMAP)
  • Latin America (LATAM)


  • Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
  • North America (NA)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • Western Europe (WE)