The Things Stack provides native support for LoRa Basics Station, an open-source packet forwarder developed by Semtech. A packet forwarder is a program running on gateway hardware that forwards uplink packets to the Network Server through a secured IP link. It also transmits downlinks sent by the Network Server through the same secured IP link to one or multiple end devices.
LoRa Basics Station has certain advantages over the legacy UDP packet forwarder for many reasons. Some of them are:
The Things Industries supports all leading gateway vendors such as Cisco, MultiTech, Tektelic, Laird, WIFX, MikroTik, and Ursalink to provide stable support for the LoRa Basics Station with The Things Stack.
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