ORBCOMM JOINS ROGERS SUPPORTED RESELLER PROGRAM
Expands market distribution channels for ORBCOMM’s M2M solutions in Canada
Rochelle Park, NJ, January 21, 2014 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has been approved as a Rogers Supported Reseller (RSR). The premier RSR program allows ORBCOMM to work cooperatively with Rogers to market ORBCOMM’s suite of M2M asset tracking and monitoring solutions using Rogers’ wireless communications network in the Canadian market.
Working with Rogers, the largest GSM cellular operator in Canada, will allow ORBCOMM to address customers with advanced, award-winning devices and end-to-end M2M solutions tailored to the transportation & distribution, heavy equipment and oil & gas industries. This alliance, which joins two industry leaders in the wireless space, enables ORBCOMM to expand its market presence in Canada, while helping Rogers facilitate the seamless deployment of proven M2M technology and ROI-driven telematics solutions for its customer base throughout Canada.
“We are proud to participate in Rogers Supported Reseller Program. This program broadens ORBCOMM’s market distribution channels for our high-performance M2M products and services in the Canadian market,” said Marc Eisenberg, Chief Executive Officer of ORBCOMM. “With over 15 years of expertise in the M2M space and a broad portfolio of hardware and web reporting applications, we are well positioned to work with Rogers’ local sales and support teams to bring our M2M tracking and monitoring solutions to market.”
ORBCOMM and Rogers will begin joint marketing of ORBCOMM’s M2M solutions in Canada in the first quarter of 2014.
About ORBCOMM Inc.
ORBCOMM is a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions. Its customers include Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hyundai Heavy Industries, I.D. Systems, Inc., Komatsu Ltd., Cartrack (Pty.) Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment, among other industry leaders. By means of a global network of low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites and accompanying ground infrastructure as well as our Tier One cellular partners, ORBCOMM’s low-cost and reliable two-way data communication services track, monitor and control mobile and fixed assets in our core markets: commercial transportation; heavy equipment; industrial fixed assets; marine; and homeland security.
ORBCOMM is an innovator and leading provider of tracking, monitoring and control services for the transportation market. Under its ReeferTrak®, GenTrakTM, GlobalTrak®, and CargoWatch®brands, the company provides customers with the ability to proactively monitor, manage and remotely control their cold chain and dry transport assets. Additionally, ORBCOMM provides Automatic Identification System (AIS) data services for vessel tracking and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial customers worldwide. ORBCOMM is headquartered in Rochelle Park, New Jersey and has its network control center in Dulles, Virginia. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.
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