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Project COM-Multitel

Wal-e-Cities Portfolio

Project COM-Multitel

Objective of the project

COM project is part of the Wal-e-Cities Portfolio, which is funded by European Union and Wallonia.

Based on innovation by use and technological innovation, the projects aspire to be agile with short developments (6 to 8 months), phases of validated learning, iterative design and proof-of-concept.
COM (Smart Connectivity) aims to develop new wireless communication channels using street furniture and public lighting.

Total budget of the project (Multitel): 2 420 216.90€

  • EU funding (ERDF): 968 086.76€
  • Walloon Region funding : 847 075.92€


Contribution of Multitel

Multitel is coordinator of the project and will take in charge following R&D tasks :

• distributed access points for Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) combined to a Lifi-based intermediate network
• sensors with embedded intelligence for processing, powered by green energy 
• new operational features including, geolocation seen as a “must have” by many developers of “smart” digital services
• Combining with existing telecommunications networks in a holistic approach.

You can find more details in French version of our Website:


Smart Cities, Smart Ligthing, IoT


  • Multitel


  • Sirris
  • UCL

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