Citymesh keeps looking for new opportunities and sees a lot of growth potential in setting up and providing temporary networks. Some examples include festivals, football matches, fairs, campsites, events, construction sites, etc. The telecoms player already had a lot of experience in event management, but is now clustering their activities under the name Citymesh Flex. Carlo Waelens takes the branch under his wing.
Within the Cegeka group, NSI, an IT specialist active in French-speaking Belgium, and Citymesh, a specialist in B2B connectivity, announce their solid and long-lasting partnership for the benefit of business connectivity in Wallonia. The offer of both partners integrates Private Networks technologies: Wi-Fi, 4G and 5G private networks.
On April 22, the Toulouse Commercial Court announced that UnaBiz is taking over all operations of the Sigfox parent company in France. UnaBiz is an IoT service provider based in Singapore, Taiwan and Japan with European roots. By collaborating with other IoT technologies, UnaBiz aims to create new opportunities in the market.
The images and stories from Ukraine that reach us evoke strong emotions in many people. What's more, they prompt action to help. Project HOOP (Project HOPE) was created to support the many Ukrainian refugees in Poland.
On 14 January, the BIPT (Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications) launched a call for applications for the future radio spectrum of 5G. The auction for allocating the spectrum licences is set to take place in June 2022 and will be conducted anonymously.
From January to March 2022, a special pilot project will take place in Bruges and Ghent: smart technology will be used to measure how busy it is in several shopping streets. The Footfall AI and sensors using Sigfox technology from Citymesh will support the cities in collecting data and counting passers-by.
Airports do everything in their power to prevent birds from coming close to planes during take-off and landing. Brussels Airport and skeyes are testing in cooperation with Citymesh to what extent drones can help in monitoring and chasing away birds in the vicinity of the airport.
More and more drones fly longer distances where the pilot does not have the drone in sight. These are so-called BVLOS or Beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights. To ensure that these missions run smoothly, Citymesh has conducted tests with special flight obstacles: wind turbines.