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VT to speak at Substation Safety Conference

By November 7, 2016Press release

VT, Ireland’s only provider of nationwide connectivity dedicated to the internet of things (IoT), will be at the Substation Safety Conference Nov. 8 and 9.

The conference, hosted by Powerpoint Engineering, is dedicated to exploring substation legislation, best practices, operator safety and equipment safety. VT COO Will Ferguson will be speaking at 10:45am on Nov. 9 to educate industry experts about IoT, and how it can improve substation operation and safety. The company will also have a booth in the exhibition hall for those who wish to learn more.

In July 2016, VT and Powerpoint Engineering announced a strategic business partnership. The deal helps Powerpoint Engineering, Ireland’s leading supplier of electrical testing, safety and monitoring equipment, bring IoT solutions to their clients.

VT operates Ireland’s Sigfox network, which provides low-power, low-bandwidth connectivity dedicated to IoT.

Sigfox is a French technology company that has built the world’s largest dedicated network for low-power IoT devices. Sigfox’s rapidly growing global network provides simple, reliable, energy-efficient and cost-effective connectivity for billions of objects that communicate small messages to the cloud, and which make up the vast majority of IoT use cases. With its unique offer, Sigfox enables businesses to add new services with their products, allowing them to expand their business models and grow revenue.

The Substation Safety Conference and Expo will be held Nov. 8 and 9 in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. For more information, visit: http://www.substation-safety.com/expo/.


About VT Networks

VT, which was founded in 2014, operates the SIGFOX network in Ireland, providing the country’s first commercial IoT network with its infrastructure partner 2rn. For more information, visit www.vt-iot.com. Or connect on social media at www.twitter.com/VTNetworkshttps://www.facebook.com/vtnetworksiot/ or https://www.linkedin.com/company/vt-networks


About Powerpoint Engineering Ltd.

Powerpoint Engineering Ltd, established in 1996, is one of Irelands leading providers of electrical test, monitoring and safety-related products, services and training. For more information visit www.powerpoint.ie.


About Sigfox

Sigfox is the world’s leading provider of dedicated connectivity for the Internet of Things. The company’s network complements existing high-bandwidth systems by providing simple, economical, energy-efficient two-way transmission of small quantities of data over long distances, thus lowering barriers to wide implementation of IoT solutions, and greatly extending the battery and service life of connected devices. Currently deployed or being rolled out in 24 countries and registering over 7 million devices in its network, Sigfox is today the only commercially available, IoT-dedicated connectivity solution that guarantees a high level of service and reliability on an international scale. Corporate headquarters are in France, and the company has offices in Boston, Dubai, Madrid, Munich, San Francisco and Singapore. For more information, see www.SIGFOX.com and follow us on Twitter @SIGFOX.