TELIT ESTABLISHES m2mAIR BUSINESS UNIT OFFERING MANAGED SERVICES INCLUDING CONNECTIVITY FOR MACHINE-TO-MACHINE (M2M) SOLUTIONS
m2mAIR Is Industry’s First One-Stop Shop for M2M Communication Modules and Managed Services Including Connectivity
Raleigh, NC – July 10, 2012 – Telit Wireless Solutions (AIM: TCM), a leading global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and services, today announced the establishment of m2mAIR, a new business unit offering M2M managed and value-added services including connectivity.
The unit covers all network-related needs including SIM management, remote module management, security, reporting and monitoring, SIM cards, rate plans as well as customer support – all from a single vendor. With Telit’s wireless module technology, these services enable M2M solution providers to easily create and manage their M2M applications reducing the total-cost-of–ownership (TCO) necessary to operate and support M2M user applications while ensuring the highest quality and reliability.
Available today for European-based customers with rollouts in the U.S., APAC and Latin America scheduled for later this year, m2mAIR offers M2M players access to module and subscription lifecycle management via a state-of-the-art software as a service (SaaS) platform and comprehensive wireless coverage in partnership with Telefónica, one of the top carriers in the world.
Telit has launched a website dedicated to its m2mAIR business at www.m2mair.com.
“m2mAIR represents Telit’s major new direction in the marketplace to become the first one-stop shop for managed M2M solutions worldwide,” said Oozi Cats, CEO of Telit Wireless Solutions. “With our dedicated web portal, partnership with Telefónica and extensive M2M expertise, we can help developers deploy applications more quickly and efficiently to meet growing market demand.”
m2mAIR provides all the necessary elements required to effectively deploy and manage an application from a single source, including:
- Full module control with over-the-air management services including network diagnostics, remote IP and hardware testing, usage policy management and more
- Full SIM card control with highly flexible SIM lifecycle management including provisioning, troubleshooting, diagnostics, consumption, user profile management and more
- Superior performance, redundancy and network coverage through Telefónica’s global wireless network and seamless, cross-border coverage
- 24/7 year-round global customer support with real-time access to network and provisioning information as well as Telit’s M2M Lab for testing and on-site support
- A comprehensive set of advanced security technologies to prevent wireless interception including alarms for fraudulent network and module use, SIM theft detection, SIM deactivation services and more
- An extensive billing and business support system providing customers choice from a range of price plans as well as real-time alerts of usage anomalies to avoid bill shocks.
“With a clear mission statement of making M2M connectivity seamless and pervasive, m2mAIR enables M2M players to manage their deployments with minimal effort and maximum flexibility and cost effectiveness,” said Dan Amir, head of m2mAIR. “The degree of support and quality of service is unprecedented in the M2M industry.”
For more insights into the new m2mAIR business unit, an article from Dan Amir is available at http://www.telit.com/ebook/ on page 13.
Telit Wireless Solutions is a brand of Telit Communications PLC (AIM: TCM), an enabler of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications worldwide providing wireless module technology and value-added services, including connectivity. Exclusively dedicated to M2M with more than 12 years of experience in the market, the company constantly enhances its technology leadership with six R&D centers across the globe. Telit offers an extensive portfolio of the highest quality cellular, short-range RF, and GNSS modules, available in over 80 countries. By supplying scalable products that are interchangeable across families, technologies and generations, Telit is able to keep development costs low and protect customers’ design investments. In addition, Telit is the only module provider in the market today to offer a value-added services bundle including connectivity dedicated to simplifying the deployment of M2M applications.
Telit provides unmatched customer support and premier design-in expertise through its 26 sales and support offices, a global distributor network of wireless experts with more than 30 Telit-designated Competence Centers, and its online Telit Technical Support Forum.
Telit technology enables organizations to wirelessly collect, process and respond to real-time data from vending machines, utility meters, cars, remote health monitors and any other connected devices, creating new efficiencies and revenue opportunities as well as societal and personal benefits. Further information about Telit and its products can be found at www.telit.com. Join the conversation and learn more about Telit and its customers’ innovative applications on Facebook and Twitter.