The deal offers new 3G/4G M2M/IoT capabilities for smart city, mobility, retail and energy across multiple geographies as Telefónica extends its IoT reach to over 2,500 enterprises worldwide.
NetComm General Manager M2M Philip Micallef said that Telefónica was globally driving digital transformation with a focus on IoT innovation.
“We are pleased to join Telefónica’s partner ecosystem as the need for smart remote communication between business assets, and machines become ever more critical for enterprises globally,” he said.
Both Telefónica and NetComm Wireless have received important recognition for IoT innovation with NetComm won the Aussie communications industry’s highest accolade for IoT innovation, – the IoT Innovator ACOMMS Award. Telefónica appeared for the third year running in the “Leaders” quadrant of independent analyst firm Gartner’s report “Magic Quadrant for Managed Machine-to-Machine Services, Worldwide” which was published in October 2016.
NetComm Wireless will supply 3G/4G M2M/IoT devices including the: 4G M2M Router (NTC-140); 3G M2M Router Series (NTC-6200) and its 3G Serial Modem (NTC-3000), under the agreement,