Lokket Delivers Residential Wi-Fi Using TPG Fibre to the Building

Consumer engagement specialist Lokket taps into high speed Fibre to the Building (FTTB) from TPG Telecom to deliver innovative Free Wi-Fi services to residential apartment owners, strata managers and provide smart building capabilities.

Dec 16, 2015, 07:00 ET from Lokket

SYDNEY, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LokketDelivers High-Speed Wi-Fi Services to Apartments using FTTB

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Lokket has announced the launch of its residential apartment Wi-Fi services for buildings connected to the Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) network constructed by the TPG Telecom Group. The service was launched this month at Georgina Apartments located in the heart of King Street, Newtown near the University of Sydney.

"We currently provide Wi-Fi access to users in large shopping centre environments to create opportunities for mobile phone-based consumer engagement and to improve the shopping experience.  Moving into residential apartment services made perfect sense to us. Giving users access to high-speed Wi-Fi services at home and out an about where they want it," said George Kaloudis, Lokket Founder & CEO.

In multi-dwelling residential buildings that have the FTTB network installed, Lokket is providing brown fields apartments owners and managers with a host of services including high-speed Wi-Fi, Digital Concierge, Digital Signage, Digital Notice Boards and even Video-on-Demand. 

"When TPG installed its FTTB network into Georgina Apartments, they introduced us to Lokket to talk about its Wi-Fi based solutions.   We are glad we did.  With minimal investment by us, our residents now have access to high-speed Wi-Fi anywhere inside and surrounding our building - by the pool, in their apartments, in common areas and even their favourite café next door are covered," said Heath Cooper, Chairman of Georgina Apartments in Newtown.

The multi-purpose technology leverages TPG's high-performance FTTB infrastructure and allows apartment owners and managers to also take advantage of new smart building technology and automation.  Wi-Fi enabled security sensors, heat and humidity sensors, utility and smart energy use for improved services and management.

"It is an entire community approach where local business also get involved participating in the Lokket Wi-Fi Marketplace where goods and services can be bought and sold, shared, recycled and swapped directly from the building's Digital Concierge.  We've taken a great deal of care to make the user experience easy and useful," said George Kaloudis.

Currently users subscribed to the FTTB home services receive the service completely free of charge and can access any of Lokket's Wi-Fi locations throughout Australia. Lokket is aiming to reach over 2 million daily users in high-dwelling locations by 2017, including users in FTTB connected buildings.

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About Lokket

Lokket specialises in consumer engagement technology solutions where it matters most. Using transaction driven digital solutions that can be delivered to any Internet enabled device and can be redeemed through our pioneering transaction software platform that works with existing infrastructure such as PoS terminals.

Our aim is to make it easy for any business or community to adopt sophisticated and powerful digital solutions that allows them to stay relevant and connected.  Our technology brings together advanced tools in simple to use solutions that bring users together.