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América Móvil partners Jasper Wireless for M2M

| May 1, 2011

América Móvil partners with Jasper Wireless to power M2M services across Latin America

 

EXICO CITY and SUNNYVALE USA, 30 November 2010 – Jasper Wireless and América Móvil today announced a partnership agreement that will offer Jasper Wireless’ M2M (machine-to-machine) platform across América Móvil’s properties in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The platform will allow the mobile operators to profitably connect and manage enterprise applications such as transport and logistics, e-health care and tracking.

With operations in 18 countries and 206 million mobile subscribers, América Móvil is partnering with Jasper Wireless to simplify the deployment of M2M applications and services for multi-national companies throughout Latin America. Jasper Wireless provides América Móvil with a single platform which automates operations for M2M businesses deploying on the network.

The number of mobile M2M communications is set to triple over the next five years, according to ABI Research, and many industries in the region are evolving by introducing connectivity into their business processes. Tracking solutions for transportation is improving the safety for vehicles on the road and optimizing navigation. The healthcare industry can also improve patient care through device communications and remote monitoring. Consumer electronics are being packaged with always-on access to Internet-based services via the mobile network.  With a solution that can service diverse markets, Jasper Wireless is the key platform to connect M2M companies across América Móvil’s operations.

The recent introduction of M2M communications across Latin America is growing at an exponential rate as more and more types of devices and enterprise applications become connected. Jasper Wireless’ support is enabling América Móvil to provide a seamless and efficient M2M platform that can be used by all companies deploying M2M communications over its network, enhancing processing capabilities and increasing profitability.

“We are seeing an increasing demand from customers requiring M2M solutions to help simplify complex deployments and meet market opportunities more quickly. Jasper Wireless has developed a single, complete platform that enables device manufacturers and service providers to build and grow a connected device business.  We are proud to partner with América Móvil to accelerate market entry for M2M devices throughout Latin America,” said Jahangir Mohammed, chief executive officer, Jasper Wireless.

América Móvil’s service will be commercially available from early Q1 2011. Financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.

About América Móvil

América Móvil is the leading provider of wireless services in Latin America. As of June 30, 2010, it had 211.3 million wireless subscribers and 3.8 million landlines in the Americas.

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, KPN, VimpelCom, Rogers and Telstra.  Founded in 2004, Jasper Wireless is a privately held company based in Sunnyvale, Calif., with regional offices in the United Kingdom.

For more information, visit www.jasperwireless.com

Media Contacts:

For América Móvil
Araceli Ruiz

Tel: +5255 2581 3947

Email: araceli.ruiz@americamovil.com

Luisa Fernanda White

Tel: +5255 2581 3947

Email: luisa.white@americamovil.com

For Jasper Wireless
Nicola Smart
AxiCom
Tel: +44 20 8392 4050
Email: jasperwirelessuk@axicom.com

 

 

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Category: HEALTHCARE, REMOTE MONITORING

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