The Things Network is a global, open, crowd-sourced Internet of Things data network.
Looking for the old wiki? It's archived on GitHub.
The Things Network uses the LoRaWAN network technology to provide low power wireless connectivity over long range.
If we look at The Things Network from a high level, we can distinguish the following components:
There are many ways to get involved with The Things Network:
You are the network. Let's build this thing together.
Next to this wiki, we have a number of other places where you can find the information you're looking for.
Beware of references to the deprecated REST API (sometimes referred to as "Croft/Jolie", using URLs starting with
thethingsnetwork.org/api); see Connect an Application to use MQTT instead.
Local communities often have their own social media pages, you can find these on their community pages.