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Together we are building an open and decentralized Internet of Things network in Stellenbosch.

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Our story

Our mission is to provide a free and open Internet of Things network covering the whole Winelands. This network will provide data connectivity for a multitude of sensors that are used in the city, but also the vineyards. Think about thousands of soil moisture and temperature sensors all sending their data to the internet without having to be connected by 3G. Our network is crowdsourced, involvi...

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LoRaWan world record

On 14 February a fellow TTN enthusiast from Switzerland went out driving through the Swiss-French-German Alps with his LoRa node. His goal: setting...

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First gateway online

On Friday 13 January we installed the first Things Network gateway in Stellenbosch. The location is on the roof of one of the Octo Place buildings ...

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Stellenbosch community page updated

3 days, 2 hours ago

Jannie Kirsten is now part of Stellenbosch community

1 month ago

Congratulations! Today is the 6-month anniversary of the community!

4 months, 2 weeks ago

The Things Network Stellenbosch got its 10th member

7 months, 3 weeks ago

JP Meijers posted an update in The Things Network Stellenbosch: "LoRaWan world record"

8 months ago

Contact us

The best is to contact us in #stellenbosch on the main TTN Slack.

Sign up for Slack by going to the TTN console and then clicking on the Request Slack invite link at the bottom of the page.

Then join #stellenbosch on

Alternatively you can contact me on jp AT