Wyless and Maingate collaborate on new market opportunities
Wyless, a leading global M2M managed services provider and Maingate, a service operator specialising in smart services and connectivity between machines, devices and humans, have announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on new market opportunities.
The partnership will provide Wyless access to local service delivery in Scandinavian markets and Maingate access to Wyless’s global network, connectivity and managed services. As part of the collaboration, the companies have physically interconnected their networks and service management platforms, effectively creating an aggregation point of 14 mobile operator’s networks with local connectivity in 10 countries. The operator network will include and expand in North America, Europe and will continue growing to other regions throughout the world.
In addition, Wyless and Maingate have been working on a number of joint opportunities over the last few months. These applications range from industrial networking, municipal lighting to healthcare and will expand to other applications in the M2M space including utility solutions for Smart Metering, Smart Grid and Demand/Response services.
Dan Mcduffie, CEO Wyless stated: This partnership with Maingate is part of our plans to continue to build the leading ” multi-carrier managed services capability ” in the M2M market and to work with strategic partners who can give us market leading local connectivity in a highly technical and scalable environment.
Baard Eilertsen, CEO Maingate stated: We are pleased to be working with Wyless on a number of joint opportunities that reinforces our M2H Services strategy at a very human level and our M2M Smart Services strategy in the area of improving the environment. We look forward to further joint ventures on a global scale to take advantage of Wyless’s leading position in global managed services.