WAZIUP: A Low-Cost Infrastructure for Deploying IoT in Developing Countries

  • Congduc PhamEmail author
  • Abdur Rahim
  • Philippe Cousin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 208)


Long-range radio are promising technologies to deploy low-cost Low Power WAN for a large variety of IoT applications. There are however many issues that must be considered before deploying IoT solutions for low-income developing countries. This article will present these issues and show how they can be addressed in the context of African rural applications. We then describe the WAZIUP low-cost and long-range IoT framework. The framework takes cost of hardware and services as the main challenge to be addressed as well as offering quick appropriation and customization possibilities by third-parties.


LPWAN Low-power IoT Low-cost IoT Rural applications 



The WAZIUP project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 687607.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PauPauFrance
  2. 2.CREATE-NETTrentoItaly
  3. 3.Easy Global MarketSophia AntipolisFrance

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