The Thinx: IoT Lab


The Thinx is one of the most advanced IoT spaces in the world, fully equipped with state-of-the-art in radio access and CORE technologies, NB-IoT and LTE-M. The Thinx is the open lab where our clients, partners and institutions can take any IoT project for mass deployment as close as possible to the real thing

A customised ecosystem for all types of tests:

  • Realistic end-to-end environment provided by top suppliers of on-site network equipment.
  • Wide range of possible test scenarios.
  • The Global Certification Forum (GCF) has acknowledged that Telefónica´s Thinx Lab is a valid Field Trial Qualified Network (FTQN - Qualified network for practical tests).
  • Connectivity to external servers, and optional hosting of servers and client applications.

Professional and technical support throughout the testing process:

  • Resolution of any incident in communications that may affect the infrastructure of the laboratory.
  • Engineering test support.
  • Training in NB-IOT and LTE-CATM1.
  • Commissioning support with integrating communication modules.
  • Access to low level consulting services to optimise the IOT solution.
  • Access to Telefónica's Device Certification program.
  • Exhaustive testing toolset: coverage levels, environmental conditions and battery consumption.

We welcome all those companies and institutions willing to research, innovate and develop IOT solutions based on the new LPWA connectivities under NB-IOT and LTE-M standards:

  • Chipset manufacturers
  • Module manufacturers
  • Vendors of IoT Platforms
  • Device manufacturers
  • System integrators
  • Clients
  • Multinationals
  • Startups

The Thinx saves our client´s time and money at developing projects and solutions for the real world with solidly tested products. Thus, the quality of the product is guaranteed and the resources involved are optimised, making it easier to build any kind of demo or pilot in the shortest period.

Furthermore, any participant is enabled to either enter the Telefónica product catalogue and offer solutions to our clients or become a preferred partner for Telefónica in the markets within our footprint.

The Thinx Open Labs and Panasonic

Panasonic has already proved The Thinx experience. Do you want to see what they have to say to you?

Why Telefónica?

Telefónica offers the market, its infrastructure and knowledge for an easier and faster development of the IoT LPWA solutions ecosystem.

We look forward to collaborating with partners and clients to promote their solutions in countries where we are present, as well as participating in their innovative pilots and special projects.

We are open to any model of collaboration that boosts digital transformation and the evolution of our society.

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