Kyocera, the Japanese wireless technology expert and provider of wireless modules for LTE and GSM/UMTS networks as well as wireless handsets, and Telenor Connexion, the leading provider of connected business solutions for M2M, today announced a partnership agreement to supply M2M solutions internationally.
The joint effort is mainly targeted towards the premium car segment. OEMs with applications in need of high speed connection and instant access such as car telematics, and on-board units for intelligent transport systems are of special interest. Other M2M applications in smart metering, telemetry, e-Health and security markets in need of a long-term and reliable solution to protect their key assets are also in focus. OEM customers will benefit from reduced time-to-market as well as future-proof and easy-to-integrate connectivity solutions.
Toshiki Kawaguchi, Executive Officer of Kyocera Corporation from its Telecommunication Equipment Group, says:
“By partnering with Telenor Connexion, Kyocera is leveraging its extensive experience in deploying connectivity solutions around the world and in a number of industries.”
“By combining Kyocera’s superior M2M modules for high-speed data connections with Telenor Connexion’s secure and future-proof end-to-end solutions, we will help potential customers to create M2M solutions for their specialized applications and to facilitate passage of Telenor’s test requirements.”
“We are delighted to partner with renowned brand and market leader Kyocera. The collaboration with Kyocera further strengthens Telenor Connexion’s penetration in the automotive market and paves the way for speeding up the LTE adoption in M2M”, says Rémi Demerlé, Global Partnerships Director at Telenor Connexion.