The LoRaWAN ecosystem is proving to be very dynamic and adoption of the technology is strong. It has well and truly claimed the crown as the favoured unlicensed low power wide area (LPWA) technology of choice for developers, driven by both public and private deployments. In this report we examine the market for LoRaWAN gateways, which provide the private network infrastructure for supporting LoRaWAN devices. To do this we have assessed the capabilities and offerings of over 50 vendors.
The LoRaWAN gateway market is diverse, with some significant major players and a long tail of small producers, particularly focused on Helium LongFi, which is having an unpredictable impact on the market. Amazon with its Sidewalk offering also promises to affect the evolution of the market. In this report we examine key trends in market development as well as ranking the manufacturers of LoRaWAN gateways so that buyers will be able to recognise the market leaders from the also-rans.