The Global IPv6 Platform for the Internet of Important Things™

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For more than a decade, Silver Spring has been dedicated to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.Our networking solutions span 1.5 million square miles on five continents and cover nearly 60 million people, turning information into insights for utilities and cities around the globe. Now we’re creating solutions to the next wave of global challenges. With Starfish, cities around the globe can leverage our proven solutions to connect intelligent devices and sensors to address water, energy, food, traffic, transportation and safety issues that impact everyday life.

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Delivering Intelligence to Power a Brilliant Future

Starfish is a worldwide wireless IPv6 network service for the Internet of Things, providing secure, reliable and scalable connections to devices and sensors using a wide variety of standards-based wired and wireless communication protocols. Starfish enables commercial enterprises, cities, utilities, and developers to access the vast amounts of new data being created by these intelligent endpoints, and to create insights from these data that improve efficiencies and quality of life.

No matter the application, Starfish provides world-class device and application management and control functions, access to one of the industry’s largest open partner ecosystems, and full service level agreements that meet your needs—now and in the future.

From the most demanding applications to the lightest users, Starfish has you covered:

  • Starfish raises the bar on what should be expected from an IoT network by delivering up to 2.4 Mbps in speed, 10 millisecond latency, up to 50 miles in point-to-point range, nearly limitless mesh range, multiple network transports, and industrial-grade security, reliability, and scalability.
  • For qualified users with smaller data needs, the Haiku™ service plan delivers 5000 messages x 16 bytes per month for free on a proven, reliable and secure IoT platform.

Fostering Innovation with a Starfish Developer Program

At Silver Spring, our global footprint isn’t enough. We want to connect more things to give people the ability to benefit from those connections. Starfish provides an environment for developers to leverage a proven IoT-scale platform to create hardware and software solutions to global challenges facing today’s cities and citizens.


Your ideas are part of that brilliant future. We want to hear from you—whether you have a device to connect, or if you want to make sense from the data from the myriad of endpoints that cities worldwide are connecting to our networks. Our Starfish Developer Program for device makers, software developers, students and entrepreneurs will provide an opportunity to develop and test your latest innovations and collaborate with leading IoT technologists. Register here for information about the Developer Program, and the opportunity to earn development grants and the ability to offer your products in to the global Silver Spring customer base.


Bring on the brilliance with Starfish.
Because smart isn’t enough anymore.

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