IoT Activation Programme

Powering your Internet of Things solutions development

Want to boost your Internet of Things solutions development?

Join the new IoT Activation programme for startups

We'll give you free access to exclusive services and tools so you can test your new IoT solutions and minimize time to market.

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Take advantage of the benefits of the IoT Activation programme for startups

Services & Tools

Access to exclusive Telefonica IoT services and tools to test your IoT solutions


Test your solutions with Telefonica IoT connectivity

Focus on your applications and use cases instead of wasting time with network issues


Join our innovation ecosystem and contact one of  local Wayra hubs across Telefonica's footprint


Have the chance to showcase your new solutions to Telefonica and its clients

With the support of
Telefonica IoT and Wayra

Telefonica IoT

Positioned as leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M services for 4 years in a row

Telefonica is 1st/2nd telco in key IoT markets

Telefonica provides +18 million managed IoT connections across the globe

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We believe that corporates must evolve by standing shoulder to shoulder with entrepreneurs

Together, we will define the world of tomorrow

We are the world’s most global, connected and technological open innovation hub

Wayra connects technological disruptors with Telefonica to generate joint business opportunities

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How we will help you

We launched the IoT Activation programme to help startups test new Internet of Things solutions and shorten their time to market

We can provide you support to perform from early stage functional tests to scale up IoT pilots on the field 

Within the program we will provide you access to exclusive assets, services and tools, so you can focus on your solution and use cases instead of wasting time on network or connectivity issues

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IoT Activation Toolkit

Telefonica SIMs with 6 months of free global connectivity to test and validate your IoT solution

Modules and devices to test your solution with the connectivity that fits your needs: 2G, 3G, 4G, NB-IoT or LTE-M

Additionally, you'll be able to access Wayra Offers, where you'll have free access to various tools and services, including Amazon AWS Activate, to grow and scale in the cloud.

Access to The Thinx

Access to The Thinx*, Telefonica's lab facilities to test new applications and devices simulating real network conditions

In this innovative and collaborative space, you will be able to:

  • Test end to end NB-IoT and LTE-M solutions
  • Have access to basic engineering support
  • Have support in the certification process of your devices

*Only available in Spain (NB-IoT, LTE-M), Colombia (NB-IoT) and Mexico (LTE-M)

Access to the IoT Connectivity Platform

Access to the IoT connectivity platform, providing you with total control of your IoT solutions.

  • Connectivity management functionalities like inventory, real time expenses control, alarms, automatic business rules or reporting.
  • Remote management of devices that allow features like APN configuration, remote firmware updates, remote device resets and remote diagnostics.
  • Cloud connectors that eases integration amongst the main public cloud platforms and apps

Which countries can join the  IoT Activation 


"IoT Activation and specifically The Thinx is the result of Telefonica's clear commitment to the ecosystem of startups.
It makes it possible for us to carry out our project and fulfill our mission: to materialize the Internet of Things for the benefit of the safety of workers and the Occupational Risks Prevention"

Gerard Fernández, Engidi CEO