Optimus and Jasper Wireless Power Connected Devices in Portugal
Jasper Wireless Connects Optimus Customers with its M2M Platform
PORTO PORTUGAL and MOUNTAIN VIEW USA, 22 February 2012 – Jasper Wireless, the leading connected devices platform for machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics, and Optimus, the Portuguese mobile network operator, have today announced an agreement to wirelessly connect machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics devices across Portugal.
The Jasper Wireless platform will provide Optimus with the applications and services necessary to accelerate market entry of new categories of connected devices on its network and profitably connect and manage a range of embedded wireless devices. Jasper Wireless’ ability extends to a variety of M2M connections including but not limited to automotive, e-readers and healthcare.
“Portugal has a strong telecom market with a vibrant mobile sector and a growing broadband customer base,” said Manuel Eanes, executive director at Optimus. “By adding M2M functionality to our offering we are able to service a wider range of customers in a quickly developing market landscape. As a result of this partnership, we can bring devices to market more efficiently and effectively than ever before.”
“Leading operators like Optimus have identified the growth that M2M markets can provide. Jasper Wireless has developed a complete service platform with the applications required to build, deploy and manage connected devices with the lowest total cost of operations which will enable Optimus to deploy their connected devices profitably and at scale,” said Cindy Patterson, executive vice president, worldwide sales, Jasper Wireless.
As consumer electronics and M2M devices come to market with embedded connectivity, market success depends on finding the right business models to reach disparate population segments. Jasper Wireless has developed the applications and services that support highly flexible business models as well as the automation of operational processes, including custom device provisioning, instant activation, real-time diagnostic tools and detailed billing and usage reports, ensuring a superior out-of-box end-user experience.
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 2005, 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 or follow us on Twitter @JasperWireless.
Optimus is Sonaecom’s single brand for the telecommunications sector, and the only integrated player in Portugal.
With a latest generation converging network of its own, and with a unique customer management system, Optimus offers a complete portfolio of mobile and fixed solutions for approximately 4 million users, individuals and companies.
Optimus offers the most advanced solutions in voice, internet, television and e-services, including more than 130 television channels, more than 3.000 video-on-demand titles, home entertainment, new generation internet through UMTS, HSPA, fiber optics and soon, LTE.
Optimus assures that, no matter if customers are fixed or mobile, corporate or individual, they will be able to make the most of the new technologies, adapting them to their unique profile and experiences.
More information available at www.optimus.pt
For Jasper Wireless
Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 4081