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Applications running on The Things Network

Developers are using our tools and open network to build all kinds of value driving applications.

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We offer an extensive amount of resources to get you up and running with LoRaWAN and The Things Network. You can check them out below.

Getting started

– From start to finish

It can be hard to choose where to start, so we created an extensive manual called "From start to finish" with which you can explore the world of LoRaWAN step by step.

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How to build your application

Become a LoRaWAN expert

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Get started with building your next smart project. From smart trash bins, mouse traps, water leakage sensors to metering.

Build your own application

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The gateways make the network. The design of LoRaWAN allows to make very scalable and low cost networks. Join the global collaborative network of LoRaWAN peering organisations.

Build your secure network

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Your application will receive the end-to-end encrypted data and transform it into business value. Learn how to use any platform around or build your own application.

Companies using The Things Network

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Our partners

Our valued partners range from Service integrators to Ecosystem Contributors. And last but not least: a strong worldwide community offers many The Things Professionals who can help you develop your product further.


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CyberEye, India
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Meshed, Australia
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Irnas, Slovenia


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Mark Stanley, UK
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Petko Petkov, Bulgaria
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Matthew Macdonald-Wallace, Wales


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Elsys, Smart LoRaWAN sensors for Building Management
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MCF88, Carrier-grade Industrial LoRaWAN devices
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IMST, LoRaWAN modules, concentrator boards and certification services
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The Things Network LoRaWAN Stack

The engine of The Things Network is our technology - a robust yet flexible and enterprise-ready LoRaWAN network server stack. Our stack caters to the needs of demanding LoRaWAN deployments, from covering the essentials to advanced security configurations and device life cycle management. Backed by SLAs to meet your availability requirements, facilitated by our team of support engineers.

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How to deploy

The network server can be deployed in a number of ways. Choose between the public community network, SaaS, on-premises, private cloud, embedded and offline deployments. From single-tenant to multi-tenant, multi-region, auto-scaling deployments.

Public Community Network

Use the decentralized and collaborative network, counting thousands of gateways around the world, used by tens of thousands of developers and businesses to build value-driving use cases. Use the gateways that are already installed, or add additional gateways where additional coverage is needed.

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Software as a Service

Take control over your LoRaWAN deployment by running a private LoRaWAN network and opt-in for peering with the Public Community Network. SaaS deployments by The Things Industries are offered with a Service Level Agreement and guaranteed uptime.


Private Cloud

Deploy the LoRaWAN Network Server in your own trusted domain to take full control over your deployment, quality of service and the level of security. With this on-premises deployment you can make sure the data never leaves your domain.

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Build a carrier-grade LoRaWAN Network on-site and make sure your data won’t ever leave the physical site. Build the network offline or install the network server on the gateway itself.

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Our Awards

  • Gartner

    Cool Vendor 2019

  • NGI

    Culture Award 2019

  • Timmies

    Most Innovative ecosysytem 2019

  • LoRa Alliance

    Corporate Award 2018

  • Internet Society

    Internet innovation 2016

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