2019-05-20

Telensa to Provide Smart Street Lighting Infrastructure for UK City

Telensa, expert in smart street lighting and smart city applications, announced that it has been selected by the council of Sandwell in UK to provide a smart street lighting solution as part of the region’s 2030 Vision Initiative. The Council plans to install nearly 4,000 lights by 2020, with the intention to increase this to over 11,000 by 2022, which will be wirelessly connected and managed using Telensa’s PLANet system. The Council is also converting all their streetlights to LED as part of the upgrade. PLANet will give the Council control over lighting ...
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2019-04-30

Samsung SDS and Telensa Partner for Smart City Infrastructure and Data Solutions

Samsung SDS, the digital arm of Samsung, and Telensa, a leader in smart street lighting and smart city data, announced their partnership for smart city projects. The two companies are collaborating on smart street lighting and the Urban Data Project, a cloud platform that creates a trust infrastructure for urban data which enables cities to collect, protect and use their data for the benefit of all citizens. The first collaboration will be in city projects in Korea, with wider deployments following across Asia Pacific and in the United States. The initial area of collabor...
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2019-03-27

More Oceania Cities Convert Streetlights to LED and Adopt Smart Lighting Applications

Australia and New Zealand are increasing their investment in smart city applications with more LED streetlights conversion projects going on in different cities. (Image: Pixabay) Telensa, the UK-based smart city and street lighting specialist, announced the partnership with City of Darwin in Australia. The company will provide its PLANet intelligent street lighting system and replace about 10,000 street and public lights with wirelessly connected LEDs. These streetlights will then be controlled by the Telensa Central Management System (CMS) and hos...
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2018-08-24

Smart Streetlight Projects in Sunshine Coast and Chicago

British smart city applications provider Telensa has announced that the company was selected by Sunshine Coast Council to install its intelligent street lighting system in the Maroochydore City Center for a 24 month pilot smart city project. Meanwhile, in Chicago, 76,000 LED smart streetlights were installed as part of the city’s four-year modernization program. 
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2018-04-17

Hong Kong Highways Department Selects Telensa for Yuen Long Smart Street Lighting Pilot

Telensa, a connected street lighting and smart city applications provider, announced that it has been selected by the Highways Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system in a pilot programme led by engineering services group South King-Kum Shing JV to replace about 600 streetlights in Yuen Long Town with wirelessly managed LED lights.
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2018-03-27

New Zealand’s Whakatane District Council Selects Telensa for its 2,500 Smart Street Lighting Project

Telensa, specializing in deployment of connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it has been selected by Whakatane District Council to deploy its PLANet intelligent streetlighting system. The project, part of a New Zealand Transport Agency programme to convert existing road lighting to LED, will involve replacing Whakatane’s 2,500 streetlights with wirelessly managed LEDs. The project is due for completion in June 2018.
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2017-12-13

Telensa Named Global #1 in Smart Street Lighting for Second Consecutive Year

Telensa, an expert in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, has been named as the global market share leader for the second year running in an independent study by Northeast Group LLC.
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2017-11-28

Wellington City Council Selects Telensa for its Smart Street Light Management System

Telensa, a connected street lighting and Smart City applications provider, today announced that it has been selected by Wellington City Council to deploy its PLANet intelligent streetlighting system. The project will start in November 2017 and is due for completion in June 2018.
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2017-09-12

Telensa Named “One to Watch” in Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Telensa, the global leader in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, today announced that it has been named as one of fifteen ‘Ones to Watch’ in the annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 Report. The fast-growing company recently filed its financial year 2017 accounts, which show revenues of £23M and a profit of £3M. The company’s revenues have grown by 90% since 2016, and are 3x those reported for 2015.
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2017-06-27

Telensa, Georgia Power, City of Harrisburg and Northeastern Group to Participate in Panel on Connected LED Streetlights at Smart Cities Connect

Telensa, the global leader in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, will host a panel discussion at this week’s Smart Cities Connect, featuring case studies from a pioneering City and Utility that have deployed connected LED Streetlights. Wayne S. Martin, the City Engineer for City of Harrisburg, PA will be presenting on how the entire city was converted to connected LED streetlighting, and the impact it has had, and Scotty M. Hutto, Lighting Services Manager at Georgia Power will be discussing the world’s largest connected LED streetlight deployment.
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2017-05-09

Telensa Joins Smart Cities Council to Drive Connected Street Lighting and Smart City Applications

Telensa, a specialist in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it has joined the Smart Cities Council, the world’s premier consortium of smart city practitioners and experts, with more than 120 members who have to date contributed to more than 10,000 projects. Telensa joins the Council as a North America Lead Partner and will work with the industry coalition sharing its experiences and expertise to advance development and innovation.
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2017-03-30

UK Technology Company Telensa Shifts Production from Asia to the UK

Telensa, a specialist in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it is moving its manufacturing back to the UK.  After a strategic review of facilities across the world, the company selected the Sony UK Technology Centre in Pencoed, Wales.
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2017-01-19

Smart Street Lighting Global Leader Telensa Appoints Jack Hanley as VP Sales North America

Telensa, the global leader in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, today announced that it has appointed Jack Hanley as Vice President Sales for North America, signalling the next stage of the company’s international growth strategy. Telensa has more than a million streetlights connected worldwide, with key utility and municipal deployments established in the US.
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2015-12-18

Telensa Starts Installation of Smart LED Streetlight Control System Across Gloucestershire

Telensa, which provides end-to-end smart city solutions using its low power Ultra Narrow Band (UNB) wireless technology, has announced that work has begun on a major new deployment which will cover 55,000 LED streetlights over approximately 1,000 sq. miles across Gloucestershire, UK. The deployment, part of Gloucestershire County Council’s plan to replace existing sodium lights, is being led by Skanska, with LED luminaires from Urbis Schréder.  The new streetlights are wirelessly connected and controlled using Telensa’s PLANet Central Management System. 
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2015-11-13

Doncaster in UK Turns to Smarter LED Streetlights

Telensa, which provides end-to-end smart city solutions using its low power UNB wireless technology, has announced that a major new deployment is underway covering 33,000 LED streetlights in Doncaster, UK. The deployment is part of Doncaster Council’s Smartlight project that will see existing lights replaced by LED luminaires from Urbis Schréder. The new streetlights are wirelessly connected and managed using Telensa’s PLANet system, ensuring lighting levels are set correctly and power consumption is accurately recorded. Doncaster’s Smartlight project will deliver savings of approximately GBP 1.3 million (US$)  annually by reducing energy consumption by 8.7 million kilowatt hours and carbon emissions by 4700 carbon tonnes. 
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2014-09-18

Telensa Enhances Street Light Control System with GPS

Telensa (www.telensa.com), the wireless street lighting control company, has enhanced its market-leading PLANet SmartGrid street light control system by adding an on-board GPS module and the new NEMA 7-pin connector to its telecell options.
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2014-07-24

Street Lighting Control Company Telensa Appoints New North American Operation Director

Telensa (www.telensa.com), the market-leading ‘smart’ wireless street lighting control company, has appointed Burt Wallace to head up its North American operation in Atlanta, Georgia.
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