Further strengthens global network access and European connectivity coverage
Vancouver, Canada – April 19, 2022 – Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a world leading IoT solutions provider, today announced its new partnership with Orange Wholesale France, further bolstering its access to global networks and connectivity coverage across Europe.
Sierra Wireless first entered a partnership with Orange Wholesale France in 2021 to enhance connectivity to its IoT customers. Since then, it has further reinforced its Smart Connectivity services pan European coverage on its one Global SIM, made available in multiple form factors as well as through the eSIM enabled Ready-to-Connect modules.
“Our Smart Connectivity service offers resilient coverage, maximizes uptime, and provides seamless expansion into new markets with access to over 600 partner networks in over 190 countries,” said Phil Brace, President and CEO, Sierra Wireless. “This partnership with Orange not only expands our Pan EU footprint, but also extends global access to the best networks in terms of speed, coverage, and a wide range of radio access technologies including LPWA. We are thrilled to partner with Orange to continue delivering the best connectivity options for our customers.”
Access to a wide range of radio technologies including LPWA and LTE allows customers with the new offer to enable a variety of use cases regardless of data usage: from low to mid-range in the payment and vending and EV charging segments, to high LTE usage for streaming video and surveillance, all on one global SIM.
“Orange is excited to partner with Sierra Wireless, a world leading IoT Solutions provider”, said Bénédicte Javelot, Orange Wholesale France CEO. “Together, we help our customers to deliver world-class innovative and resilient IoT solutions for applications with global coverage and high performance.”