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Company Overview of SIGFOX SA
SIGFOX SA, a cellular network operator, provides cellular connectivity for Internet of things and machine-to-machine communications in France and internationally. It also offers various devices to connect to the Internet; and provides two-way transmission of data. In addition, the company provides device-to-cloud connectivity for solutions in various market sectors, including agriculture and environment, automotive, construction, consumer electronics, emergency services and security, healthcare, intelligent buildings, manufacturing and supply chain, retail and leisure, smart city and public transport, and utilities. Further, it offers SIGFOX Cloud that provides a Web application interface fo...
425, rue Jean Rostand
Founded in 2009
Key Executives for SIGFOX SA
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Company Founder and Scientific Director
President of North America
President of Middle East & Africa
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
SIGFOX SA Key Developments
Sigfox Expands into Middle East and Africa; Appoints Thierry Siminger as Head of Middle East and Africa Operations
Oct 14 15
Sigfox has announced its expansion in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The company said it's opening an office in Dubai, UAE to manage its network roll-out in the region.
Based in Dubai, the company's MEA operations are headed by mobile-telecom industry veteran Thierry Siminger, President of Sigfox Middle East & Africa. He joins Sigfox from Oberthur Technologies, where most recently he was President of Oberthur's Russia, Middle East and Africa (RMEA) unit, and MD of telecom for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
SIGFOX, EI Towers and NETTROTTER to Connect Italy to SIGFOX Internet of Things Global Network
Oct 5 15
SIGFOX, EI Towers and NETTROTTER announced their partnership to roll out the SIGFOX IoT network across Italy. Currently deployed in nine countries and registering 5 million devices, SIGFOX is the only IoT dedicated connectivity solution commercially available and that guarantees a high level of service and reliability. SIGFOX’s easily integrated and cost-effective connectivity solution enables years-to-decades of battery life for connected devices in all business and industry sectors, on a global scale. With this partnership, Italy becomes the 10th country to receive SIGFOX network nationwide coverage. As a SIGFOX Network Operator, NETTROTTER will provide two-way subscription-based connectivity to Italian customers, and will work closely with SIGFOX and IT developers and device makers to integrate the SIGFOX protocol into a wide range of applications. NETTROTTER’s share capital is controlled by EI Towers. As part of its global expansion, SIGFOX recently announced that its network will be installed in 10 major U.S. cities by first quarter of 2016: San Francisco, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Houston, Atlanta, Dallas and San Jose.
SIGFOX Announces Allen Proithis to Head Company's Expansion in North America
Sep 15 15
SIGFOX announced that Allen Proithis will head the company's expansion in North America, including deployment of the SIGFOX network in 10 major U.S. metropolitan areas by first quarter 2016 (San Francisco, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Houston, Atlanta, Dallas, San Jose). Proithis, who was named to the new position of President of SIGFOX North America, comes with an extensive background in the IoT and M2M markets, having led the development of several businesses in those spaces within the U.S. over the last five years. Earlier in his carrier, Proithis spent seven years at Hewlett-Packard. At HP, he ultimately led strategy & business development for their Handheld Business Unit, where he was responsible for strategic initiatives for mobile devices, software and services, including the launch of HP's first mobile app store. In his new role, Proithis will lead all activities from the new SIGFOX North America headquarters in Boston.
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