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Heliot is the leading independent Internet of Things (IoT) network operator in Europe.

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Fund: Cube II
Sector: Telecoms & Digital
Location: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Denmark, UK
Investment Date: September, 2020
Status: Current

Heliot Europe is the exclusive operator of the Sigfox Low Power Wide Area (“LPWA”) Zero-G network in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Slovenia. The company also operates a limited network in the UK and Denmark. Heliot owns the network of base stations and antennas and provides access to connected devices via long-term “availability-based” contracts. The Sigfox LPWA communications technology enables Internet of Things (“IoT”) applications based on connected devices with long battery lives, limited data rates and low cost of ownership. As connectivity provider in the largest European economic area, Heliot is a key player within the Sigfox ecosystem.

The Internet of Things sector is expected to grow significantly with billions of devices to be connected as increasing scale and lower device costs allow new use cases and market opportunities.

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