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TÜV Rheinland: Global Involvement in the Field of LPWAN Wireless Communication Technologies

TÜV Rheinland inspects and certifies low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN) worldwide / Competence partner for wireless networks / Further information at

(PresseBox) (Köln, ) TÜV Rheinland offers inspection, certification, and market approval services for low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN) on a global scale, thereby positioning itself on the rapidly growing global IoT market. The portfolio includes the LoRa, Sigfox, WiSUN, NB-IoT (Narrowband IoT) and LTE-CATMx technologies. TÜV Rheinland is the only global testing service provider to cover all the relevant main LPWAN technologies on the market in its laboratories, thereby asserting its position as the leading testing service provider in the entire field of wireless technologies.

Key driver of the Internet of Things (IoT)
LPWAN technology is a crucial prerequisite for connecting ever more objects to the Internet, and is therefore considered to be a key driver for the Internet of Things (IoT). LPWAN enables the energy-efficient transmission of small data volumes over long distances. “The technology’s low energy requirement makes it ideal for low-maintenance, battery-operated sensor networks that are used for condition monitoring in all areas of work and everyday life,” explained Stefan Kischka, Vice President Wireless/Internet of Things at TÜV Rheinland.

LPWAN modules and chips can be integrated into almost any product and service. They also provide the basis for the development of entirely new business ideas. “TÜV Rheinland has been heavily involved in developing the technology ever since it first emerged,” said Andreas Renz, Director of Global Business Development Wireless/Internet of Things at TÜV Rheinland.

International approvals for wireless products
In addition to providing technology certification services, TÜV Rheinland is a global partner for international approvals for wireless products (radio type approval). This includes, for example, RED, FCC, Japan Radio Law, Korean and many other country approvals.

Thanks to this diverse expertise and its resources, TÜV Rheinland distinguishes itself as a testing service provider that can cover all the wireless communication service needs of a customer, regardless of its industry, globally and comprehensively - providing consulting services, test solutions, market access analyses for new technologies, but also independent tests and certifications.

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TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 145 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 19,700 employees; annual turnover is more than EUR 1.9 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: