Decision details

North Yorkshire County Council LoRaWAN Network Testing

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Strategic Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval from the Corporate Director of Strategic Resource to implement a range of use cases to test the North Yorkshire County Council LoRaWAN network.


To authorise the rollout and implementation of IoT use cases to test the NYCC LoRaWAN network.

Reasons for the decision:

This LEP funded project will enable the robust testing of the NYCC LoRaWAN network as well as providing an opportunity to deliver use cases for the benefit of NYCC, partner organisations. and North Yorkshire residents.

Alternative options considered:

To not authorise the rollout of IoT use cases. This was rejected as funding has already been secured and, as the LoRa Network is already being rolled out, there is a need to robustly test the network for the benefit of NYCC and partner organisations.

Publication date: 17/06/2021

Date of decision: 16/06/2021

Effective from: 25/06/2021

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