NB-Fi Base Station

Powerful IoT base station to deploy the NB-Fi network
Full-duplex bidirectional base station for IoT applications
For outdoor installation, with external antennas
Receiver sensitivity up to -148 dBm @ 50 bps
Up to 40 km maximum distance range in line of sight
Duplexing mode
Radio frequency
860 MHz ~ 925 MHz
Total RX bandwidth
51.2 kHz +
204.8 kHz (optional)
Total RX dynamic range
101 dB
Data rates
50, 400, 3200, 25600 bit/s
Max. receiver sensitivity:
-148 dBm @ 50 bps
-141 dBm @ 400 bps
-132 dBm @ 3 200 bps
-123 dBm @ 25 600 bps
Distance range
    urban area
up to 10 km
    rural area
up to 40 km
Maximum RF TX Power
software adjustable, up to 500 mW
Data encryption
External antennas
RX and TX antennas with SMA connectors
built-in GPS antenna
Aluminum alloy
Ingress protection
250×120×75 mm
Net weight
1.5 kg
Operating temperature
-50°C ~ +70°C
Supply voltage of the computation unit
6 ~ 30 V DC (via PoE)
Power consumption
max 10 W
Supply voltage of the PoE Power Supply unit
230 V АС
NB-Fi Base Station, WAVIoT IoT Platform and end nodes are the main components of an NB-Fi IoT project.

Full-duplex NB-Fi Base Station has exceptional sensitivity that allows achieving excellent link budget – the receiver sensitivity reaches -148 dBm at 50 bit/s. NB-Fi Base Station can cover a large area of hundreds of square kilometers and can provide connectivity for thousands and hundreds of thousands of devices and IoT sensors.

NB-Fi Base Station supports the maximum uplink and downlink bitrate of 25 600 bit/s.

NB-Fi Base Station support adaptive data rate. If the signal strength is good, NB-Fi devices will automatically switch to a higher data rate. This allows NB-Fi devices to use the spectrum efficiently and reduces the consumption of power necessary for transmitting data.

With NB-Fi Base Stations, the NB-Fi network can be quickly deployed in any area – it only takes a few hours to install a base station. NB-Fi Base Station is connected to the WAVIoT IoT Platform via standard IP connection (using Power-over-Ethernet), which ensures flexible installation and does not necessarily require professional assistance.

NB-Fi Base Stations operate in unlicensed frequency bands (no additional permits required). If necessary, it is possible to use dedicated (licensed) frequency bands.
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WAVIoT IoT Platform

WAVIoT IoT Platform for the Internet of Things and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a comprehensive solution to process all information from various IoT devices with NB-Fi transceiver that transmit data via the NB-Fi network.

WAVIoT IoT Platform can be used in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Smart Grid systems for power transmission and distribution, utility supply and management, energy services, agriculture, manufacturing, transport and logistics. WAVIoT IoT Platform collects, analyzes and stores data from millions of devices. The energy and utility sector will greatly benefit from the implementation of WAVIoT IoT Platform, as it reduces costs, increases convenience and improves security for the suppliers, customers and consumers.
WAVIoT IoT Platform is a cloud-based software that consists of the NB-Fi server (Head End System or HES) and the Meter Data Management System (MDM system or MDMS). WAVIoT IoT Platform collects and processes primary information from utility meters, sensors, gauges and other IoT devices, and provides tools for data analysis and visualization. Flexible API capabilities ensures integration with other IT systems, expanding the range of possible use cases.

WAVIoT IoT Platform can be installed in a corporate network and integrated with corporate AMI or enterprise system.

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Industry solutions

Build LPWAN IoT solutions for a wide range of industries requiring energy-efficient and long-distance data transmission with autonomous work, easy installation of devices, and fast ROI.

Industrial Automation

NB-Fi technology allows to design end-to-end IIoT applications helping businesses to implement efficient solutions that enable data exchange with devices and machines and ensure integration of automation in enterprise-level IT systems. With NB-Fi modems based on the NB-Fi transceiver, you will connect your devices to the NB-Fi Server and rapidly develop any kind of industrial application.
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Smart Cities

IoT solutions for Smart Cities based on NB-Fi technology allow municipalities and utilities to make faster and better decisions that will lead to greater efficiency, safety and quality of life for people. More comprehensive and real-time data from devices, sensors and gauges gives the ability to monitor events, collect, analyze and use data to improve processes and optimize the consumption of valuable resources.
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Smart Grids and Utilities

Positive examples of the implementation of Smart Grid and Advanced Metering Infrastructure projects in different countries show that it is possible to reduce the level of electricity losses in the grid by 20% of the total energy supply. Funds saved thanks to the reduction of losses can be used to implement Smart Grid infrastructure projects – installation of smart electricity meters, retrofitting of existing metering devices, launching of new services.
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Smart Farming

The IoT-based smart farming system for collection and analysis of data from sensors (soil moisture, humidity, temperature) and for automation of the irrigation system helps farmers monitor the field conditions, improve the quality of decision-making and reduce the losses.
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Monitoring and Security

The IIoT solutions for remote monitoring of transportation and storage conditions, asset tracking and preventing product theft for supply chains, alarm systems and employee safety improve the business processes and prevent hazards.
Learn more about Smart Monitoring and Controlling using NB-Fi based IoT System