Industry leading Telensa partner with FarSite

Smart city lighting specialist Telensa strike up smart waste partnership

Telensa, the world leader in smart street lighting and smart city applications, today announced that it is working with FarSite Communications as a smart city partner to integrate netBin into it’s PLANet dashboard.

Telensa-partner with FarSite
Telensa’s smart street lighting

The Cambridge based company already controls 1.5 million streetlights worldwide, including one in ten of the UK’s lights. Telensa offer an all in one smart city platform which enables users to monitor and control multiple aspects of a city. netBin has been proven time and time again with worldwide projects benefiting from the reliable and insightful view of their waste collection services.

Telensa is deploying netBin sensors as part of a trial of smart city technologies in Essex and Hertfordshire, that also includes traffic, gully and environmental monitoring.

Will Gibson Telensa

Telensa’s Will Gibson – Chief Commercial Officer says:

“We’re delighted to be working with our partner FarSite, who share our focus on technology innovation, domain expertise and proving the business case. Together we are making the vision of data-driven cities a reality – driving automation and big data insights through mass-scale, sustainable applications.”

Steve Scott, Director at FarSite Communications, adds:STeve Scott - FarSite Communications Ltd

“We are thrilled to be working in partnership with Telesna to bring another key component of an overarching smart city solution. Telesna’s existing large international customer base will bring many opportunities to ramp up netBin’s roll out of optimised waste collection within a data centric smart city.”

netBin provides fill level reporting, asset tracking, temperature, tilt and usage statistics. It gives waste managers full visibility over an entire bin fleet regardless of the container type or size.

About FarSite Communications

FarSite is the developer of the smart city focused netBin waste monitoring product suite and has also developed wide variety of data communication products and services for the business sector. These products include Gateways and M2M / IoT products, supplied through a global network of distributors, with products shipped to over 100 countries.

The company is based in Basingstoke UK and Guangzhou, China and can boast export sales to a highly prestigious international client list. These include some of the world’s leading names in the waste management, banking, government, aerospace, military and retail communications sectors.

FarSite is a past winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade category

Press information from:

Lloyd Scott, FarSite Communications Ltd.

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About Telensa

Telensa® makes wireless smart city applications, helping cities around the world save energy, work smarter and deliver more joined-up services for their citizens. Telensa PLANet is the world’s most deployed smart streetlight solution, with a footprint of more than 1.5 million lights. Building on the compelling business case for its smart streetlighting, the company provides cities and utilities with an open, low-cost platform to add multiple sensor applications.

Telensa’s Ultra Narrow Band (UNB) wireless networks simply attach to light poles. They can provide city or region-wide coverage in a matter of days, and are designed to run reliably for decades. Telensa UNB is based on the ETSI TS 103 358 standard.