Semtech’s LoRa® Technology Enables Goldcard to Achieve Smart Utility Management

Utility providers deploying Goldcard’s LoRa-based solutions have seen
an estimated up to 25% in savings

(Nasdaq: SMTC),
a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal
semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Goldcard
Smart Group Co., Ltd. (Goldcard)
, a Chinese provider of leading
smart public utility solutions, has incorporated Semtech’s LoRa®
devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology)

into its smart gas metering products to help public utility companies
improve efficiency and reduce management costs.

“Goldcard chose Semtech’s LoRa Technology due to its unique advantages
for smart utilities, ability to simplify deployment and accelerate
products to market,” said Ma Libo, Product Director of the Overseas
Business Division of Goldcard. “Since implementing LoRa Technology into
our smart gas metering solutions, utility providers have seen a marked
reduction of waste with an estimated up to 25% in savings. As a global
leader in smart gas meters with the largest market share in China’s gas
metering market, Goldcard is committed to providing solutions for gas
companies to achieve successful and efficient operational management.”

Goldcard’s LoRa-based smart gas metering solutions are equipped with an
intelligent controller and LoRaWAN®-based communication module. The
metering solution utilizes LoRa Technology’s proven long-range platform
to connect to the Cloud and monitor gas consumption data, battery charge
status and valve status. Data from the meter is accessible from
Goldcard’s Cloud-based connection management platform, which parses the
data packet, completes the settlement and forwards the accurate
information to the utility provider for more efficient billing of their
customers. Goldcard’s LoRa-based solutions are available now for public
utilities management in China and abroad.

“Semtech’s LoRa Technology is ideally suited for the smart meter
industry, providing long range, easy-to-deploy and flexible
capabilities,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President of IoT in Semtech’s
Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “LoRa Technology is a proven leader
in the smart metering application industry, creating scalable, secure
and reliable solutions to help companies like Goldcard better create
more efficient metering solutions to reduce waste and utility spending.”

About Semtech’s LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology

Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology is a
widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom
companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set
necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways,
sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based
on the LoRaWAN® specification have been deployed in 100
countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance™, the
fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network
applications. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s LoRa

About Goldcard

As a leading provider of intelligent public utility solutions, Goldcard
Smart Group Co., Ltd. has utilized LoRa Technology for smart utility
management since 2014. Goldcard has long-term strategic cooperation with
major Chinese and overseas gas companies, such as China’s Guizhou Gas,
Honghua Gas and Kunlun Gas. In recent years, Goldcard has continuously
worked to develop its overseas smart utility market, and promote the
global growth of LoRaWAN smart metering solutions. For more information,

About Semtech

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Ronda Grech
Semtech Corporation
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