IoT opens up new business potential and boosts competitiveness
With the Internet of Things and the multi-award-winning Sunrise mobile network offering a wide range of networking technologies such as 5G, NarrowBand IoT, and Cat-M1, Sunrise allows you to explore spectacular opportunities.
The Internet of Things
IoT connects machines, vehicles, processes, environments and even animals. Digital connectivity through IoT technologies enables real-time monitoring and management of objects, facilitating data-driven decisions. IoT not only gives you a decisive competitive edge through increases in productivity while cutting costs, but also fundamentally opens up countless new business models.
Sunrise lays the groundwork for your IoT project
With the Connectivity Management Platform (CMP) Sunrise IoT connect, Sunrise lays the groundwork for your innovative IoT project. Use Sunrise IoT connect to manage IoT connections with greater comfort and autonomy. New services can be connected, activated, and monitored in the simplest possible way – scalable as required and secure. Analytics and visualizations are available in real-time, which opens up new potential for greater efficiency and automation for IoT implementation.
IoT from Sunrise at a glance
With the multi-award-winning Sunrise mobile network and a wide range of connectivity technologies ranging from 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G up to NB-IoT and Cat.M1, Sunrise always offers the best network for your IoT project. Also internationally, thanks to strong partners such as Vodafone. Attractive national and international installment plans are available for your IoT connections.
Connectivity and automation lead to more efficient processes, greater productivity, improved customer experiences, new business models, and last but not least, also to greater sustainability.
Secure and location-independent data access. Customizable to suit your individual needs with the Sunrise IoT connect service option.
Sunrise IoT connect, the intelligent online platform with redundant data hosting in Switzerland allows you:
- to autonomously connect, activate, and manage SIM cards at the click of a button (50 up to several 100,000 connections possible),
- to connect your existing applications through the API (application programming interface), with a service option for personalized data analytics and visualization,
- static IP addressing for remote device access, e.g., for remote installation of software upgrades. The connection is established via a secure APN.
Sunrise IoT connect is a managed service with a 24/7 helpdesk and network monitoring. We work together with a strong partner ecosystem for sensors, device management, data analysis, as well as IT and business process integration.
IoT connects machines, processes, environments, and even animals – many applications are already used by Sunrise customers.
Anticipatory production control: The international industrial company GF Machining Solutions focuses on high-precision manufacturing technologies, to make machines with which other companies then manufacture products or components. 5G and IoT support the implementation of innovative process optimizations that make uninterrupted production possible. 5G and IoT support the optimization of both the machinery and the production process. They enable the system to predict – virtually in real-time – when a machine needs maintenance and intervention. Unplanned downtime can be reduced, machine uptime is extended, and costs are cut.
Saving resources and protecting the environment: Agriculture is faced with the demand of reducing the use of fertilizers and pesticides to the greatest possible extent, of placing even greater focus on animal welfare, and of increasing the efficiency of production. This is increasingly becoming a reality at Agroscope in Tänikon (Thurgau). Agroscope, Sunrise and Huawei are trying out the latest IoT technologies via 5G. By monitoring the eating behavior of cows using a sensor on the collar, the welfare of the animals can be monitored meticulously. Feeding behavior and illnesses should be detected early on to quickly provide the proper care. Healthy animals feel better and are more productive. Drones and robots in the field can be controlled and monitored in real time. They provide data on the growth of plants. The in-depth knowledge enables for the more resource-sparing and environmentally friendly production of food.
Smart Stadium FC Basel
Redefining how we experience sports: Up to now, there are only two options of attending a football match: either live in the stadium or in front of the TV. Together with the Sunrise 5G network, a new LAN and Wi-Fi infrastructure will make smart stadium experiences at St. Jakob-Park in Basel possible. The combination of 5G and IoT is set to open up a whole new and individual sports experience for spectators. Visitors will experience considerable added value when visiting FCB home games through instant replay, multi-camera functions, virtual stadium visits, and other fan engagement options.
Energy transition starts with a smart meter: With its Energy Strategy 2050, Switzerland is pursuing sustainable change. An optimized CO2 balance and reduced energy consumption contribute added environmental value. Every kilowatt-hour saved has an economic impact on your bank account as well. The switch to smart meters by the end of 2027 is a key milestone on the way to becoming a 2000-watt society. Digital handling of consumption and status data brings advantages – and not only for consumers.
As a reliable IoT partner for gas, water and electricity, Sunrise connects your smart meters and ensures simplified and future-proof energy management. Become part of the Swiss smart energy ecosystem. We will be happy to accompany you through the digital transformation.