Orbcomm Signs M2M Agreement with Telefonica
Published on: 26th Nov 2013
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M2M services provider, Orbcomm has announced an agreement with Telefonica that enables Orbcomm to offer Telefonica's GSM service for its M2M applications in a number of countries.
Through this agreement, Orbcomm will expand its connectivity for its end-to-end cellular and dual-mode solutions targeted in the transportation & logistics and heavy equipment industries by leveraging Telefonica's operations in 24 countries as well as roaming agreements covering more than 150 countries.
Marc Eisenberg, Orbcomm's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We are building the world's most comprehensive offering of both satellite and cellular network services, and our agreement with Telefonica strengthens Orbcomm's lead as the largest and most diverse multi-network provider in the M2M industry."
Orbcomm will also provide an online platform to simplify satellite, cellular and dual-mode device management, including provisioning and messaging capabilities.