Jasper Wireless, the leading connected devices platform for machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics, today announced an agreement with Claro Brazil to wirelessly connect machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics devices in Brazil.
Claro Brazil is deploying the Jasper Wireless platform in order to quickly and efficiently serve M2M customers across its network that runs in over 2,000 cities across the country. Jasper Wireless will provide Claro Brazil with global visibility of all SIMs connected to the mobile network and robust self-service tools for provisioning, real-time diagnostics and usage controls, providing Claro Brazil and its customers with a fast time-to-market for new connected devices and applications and excellent customer support.
The agreement with Claro, owned by América Móvil, is an extension of Jasper’s service in the South American market and of Jasper’s relationship with Claro. The agreement will lead the way for innovative M2M applications and services in such verticals as remote monitoring, digital signage, fleet tracking, tele-health, telematics and mobile payments.
“Brazil is a market that is seeing exponential growth with areas such as mobile payments setting the pace. Our partnership with Claro Brazil will help its customers capitalise on the demand by delivering innovative services across a range of connected devices,” said Cindy Patterson, Chief Revenue Officer, Jasper Wireless. “A cloud-based approach is fundamental to success in this rapidly growing market. This partnership equips Claro Brazil with the required tools to grow exponentially within a short time frame.”
The variety and proliferation of connected devices is presenting new market opportunities. In order to meet customer expectations, mobile operators need to move quickly and accelerate the time-to-market of their new services. Jasper Wireless’ field-proven platform will provide Claro Brazil with the agility to quickly capitalize on new market opportunities in connected devices. The cloud-based model enables Jasper Wireless to drive a rapid innovation cycle of a new product release in just weeks, giving Claro’s enterprise customers control over their own services so that their end users get a superior zero-touch experience.