The LoRa Alliance® has expanded the LoRaWAN link-layer standard with the addition of a relay specification. Relay allows for battery-operated, easy-to-deploy network coverage extensions at a fraction of the cost of adding additional gateways. This allows LoRaWAN to achieve excellent coverage in use cases requiring deep indoor or underground coverage, or relay data on satellite connected LoRaWAN devices within proximity. Read more in the press release issued on October 3, 2022.
Learn more in the recent technical webinar that explains how a relay can improve LoRaWAN coverage, technical characteristics and specification basics of the LoRaWAN Relay, how to add Relay to your end-device, and how the impact of adding this new feature into your end-device: