CSL and Jasper Wireless Partner to Power Next Generation of Connected Devices
Jasper Wireless enables CSL to eliminate complexity and accelerate market entry for new devices
HONG KONG – 12 December, 2011 – CSL, Hong Kong’s leading provider of mobile services, and Jasper Wireless, the market leading connected devices platform for machine to machine (M2M) and consumer electronics, today announced a strategic agreement to connect and support a host of emerging enterprise and consumer devices.
This partnership sees Jasper Wireless provide CSL with its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, offering the necessary tools to eliminate the complexity associated with profitably connecting and managing new devices. Collaborating with Jasper Wireless enables CSL to offer advanced automation and control features across existing M2M verticals and enter into the lucrative connected device market through its premium and corporate brand, 1O1O.
“At CSL, we are dedicated to enhancing customer experience and driving the latest innovations in technology,” said Paul Hodges, Executive Vice President Corporate, Wholesale and International at CSL Limited. “Jasper’s comprehensive knowledge of global device manufacturers – their needs, their language and their challenges – offers our customers the necessary tools to build and grow a connected device business.”
“The Jasper Wireless platform offers us the necessary automation to enable plug-and-play simplicity, offering seamless connectivity straight out of the box to ensure customers receive a superior user experience, offered by our 1O1O brand,” continued Hodges.
Jasper Wireless’ highly configurable platform offers automation of operational processes, including custom device provisioning, instant activation, real-time diagnostic tools and detailed billing and usage reports, to ensure customers benefit from an enhanced user experience.
“As the uptake of consumer electronics and M2M devices continues to rise, it is imperative that operators work to discover the right business model to suit each individual demographic,” said Cindy Patterson, executive vice president worldwide sales at Jasper Wireless. “We are delighted to partner with CSL, across its expansive network, to ensure its 1O1O customers benefit from superior end-user experience, at the lowest total cost of operation.”
About Jasper Wireless
Jasper Wireless enables mobile network operators around the world with platform, applications, and design services to serve the emerging machine-to-machine (M2M) and embedded devices markets. Using the company’s unique end-to-end solution, network operators and enterprises can scale their deployment of connected devices quickly and profitably. Jasper Wireless operator partners include AT&T, América Móvil, Telefónica, KPN, VimpelCom, SingTel, Telstra, Rogers, and more. Founded in 2004, Jasper Wireless is a privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif., with regional offices in the United Kingdom.
For more information, visit www.jasperwireless.com
CSL is Hong Kong’s first and leading mobile network operator. It is the only mobile company in the world to operate with a distinctive multi-brand strategy providing customer-centric services through 1O1O, one2free, New World Mobility and a number of pre-paid service brands.
It operates a world-class GSM / WCDMA and unique UMTS 900 network in Hong Kong and launched the world’s first 4G LTE/DC-HSPA+ network in November 2010, through which it offers comprehensive mobile and broadband services to both local and international customers. CSL also supports customers across the world, as the leading roaming operator in Hong Kong providing unmatched global multi-media connectivity through over 540 mobile operator partners around the world. For more information, please visit www.hkcsl.com.
CSL is a subsidiary of Telstra Corporation Limited, Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company (www.telstra.com).