cellular vs lora | BeeSecure

Network

Cellular & LoRa

BeeSecure offers products that work off both Cellular and LoRa networks. Wondering which BeeSecure product is right for you? Learn more about the Cellular and LoRa network below.

Network Connectivity

Cellular Network

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Communicate through cell towers or base stations.

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Cellular network is well established in Saskatchewan and most other populated areas.

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Ability to send and receive large data messages.

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Typical coverage range up to 1km in urban areas and up to 10km in rural areas.

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Up to 3 years of battery life.

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$12.99 monthly fee per device.

LoRa Network

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Communicate through gateways, much like a cell tower.

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LoRa is a new and emerging communication network with limited coverage areas.

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Can only support sending small amounts of data.

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Typical coverage range up to 2km in urban areas and up to 40km in rural areas.

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Low power usage extends battery life of device up to 6 years.

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$3.99 monthly fee per device.

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Is LoRa right for you?

Benefits

LoRa is great because of its low total cost of ownership when you operate many devices. LoRa requires no SIM card or data plan for each device, which is required when using cellular. Using LoRa may require an additional cost of purchasing a gateway if you live in a rural area.Our BeeSecure app also allows you to notify law enforcement directly of stolen items.

Trade-offs

LoRa currently has very limited coverage in Canada. In comparison, Canada has a very dense cellular coverage which makes it great to use for long distance tracking.

When using a LoRa tracker you will not be able to receive a real-time position if it moves out of range of a LoRa gateway. When outside of a LoRa network area you can still be alerted the moment your tracker starts to move and know what direction it is heading.

Expanding LoRa Coverage

No cellular coverage? Our LoRa network devices offer a greater, cost effective solution to continue gps tracking and property monitoring. When operating LoRa in cities such as Saskatoon, Regina, Moose Jaw and Humboldt, no additional cost or setup will be required.

BeeSecure LoRa gateways can be purchased by individuals, businesses, and organizations to provide coverage for their devices. This can help grow the community network.

If your device leaves an area covered by your gateway, and enters the coverage area of another gateway, your device will transfer communication through that gateway.

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You can build a local LoRa network exactly where you need it. Set up your own gateways or partner with neighboring individuals to share a network and expand coverage further.

BeeSecure LoRa Pricing

Once BeeSecure LoRa hardware is purchased, your next step is creating an account within our app!
In-app charges will start once a device has been registered.

LoRa Device Monthly Fee

$3.99/mo

30 day free trial from the day your account is created.

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No SIM card required!

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Up to 100 free text message alerts included per paired device.

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Unlimited email message alerts.

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Works anywhere BeeSecure LoRa coverage is available.

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BeeSecure Cellular Pricing

Once BeeSecure hardware is purchased, your next step is creating an account within our app!
In-app charges will start once a device has been registered.

Cellular Device Monthly Fee

$12.99/mo

30 day free trial from the day your account is created.

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SIM card and data costs included with the subscription.

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Up to 100 free text message alerts included per month per device.

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Unlimited email message alerts.

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Option to pause subscription and reduce the monthly fee.

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