Press Coverage

News releases of the Alliance and its members

Building Smarter, More Secure Cities from the Ground up with Open Standards

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are finding their way into every corner of our lives. They monitor how we drive, make factory production lines more efficient, and keep utilities running smoothly. They are also at risk of compromise from adversaries who may be financially motivated cyber criminals, nation-state operatives, or even disgruntled employees. Read more …

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Wi-SUN Alliance Grows

Driving the proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities and other IoT applications, the Win-SUN Alliance announces that Hexing, one of China’s largest smart metering companies, has become a new Promoter member, the highest level of Wi-SUN membership. Read more about the Wi-SUN Alliance at

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Silicon Labs Embraces Wi-SUN With New Chips

Silicon Labs just launched its first line of Wi-SUN chips this week, with general availability set for the summer. The company believes utilities and municipalities will embrace the radio technology for smart grid and smart city infrastructure. Read more about the Wi-SUN Alliance at

Case Study: Smart Lighting in Urban Canyons

The one-square mile of the City of London might have been founded by Romans in the first century, but don’t be confused. This historical heart of England and the UK’s capital has put in place a smart lighting initiative that keeps the city vibrant and safe. Read more about the Wi-SUN Alliance at

What Will Post-Pandemic Smart Cities Look Like?

The pandemic is likely to accelerate new IoT initiatives and opportunities for smart innovation. Phil Beecher, President and CEO of Wi-SUN Alliance, looks at the smart city technologies that we can expect to see in the future. Read more about the Wi-SUN Alliance at

Wi-SUN vs Wi-Fi

An important enabler of smart cities and the smart energy grid is the Wi-SUN Alliance. Perhaps that is why several organizations and government agencies have recently committed to the adoption of the wireless interoperability standard for smart cities, smart utilities, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Both Arm and Silicon Labs, two major global semiconductor companies, …

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