Maestro Wireless Solutions and KORE Wireless sign Asia Pacific network partnership
Hong Kong, China & Singapore (Business Wire) — Maestro Wireless Solutions, a Hong Kong-based M2M wireless solutions and design service provider, has signed a partnership agreement with KORE Wireless Group. The deal allows Maestro Wireless customers to obtain one-step privileged access in Asia to the KORE network for start-up and development testing, together with world class support and service control via PRiSMPro™. KORE Wireless is reportedy the world’s largest wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) services provider and a leading M2M service provider across Asia. KORE Wireless focuses on enabling global M2M application solution providers in industries including utilities / AMI, health, transport, point-of-sales-transaction processing, fleet management and enterprise IT.
The complete portfolio of KORE Wireless’s services and technologies will be now available to Maestro Wireless Solutions customers across Asia under the agreement. Currently, more than 180 countries worldwide are provided unified control and management for cellular and satellite network service delivery by KORE Wireless.
The agreement includes 2 KORE Wireless SIM Cards with 30Mb of data and 20 SMS messages, usable over 90 days, and exclusive access to the award-winning M2M service management platform PRiSMPro™, for each new development kit ordered from Maestro Wireless Solutions. All of this is provided free of charge to Maestro customers.
Emmanuel Pereira, senior sales manager Asia-Pacific for Maestro Wireless Solutions, said, “KORE Wireless enhances Maestro Wireless’s offering and services in Asia by simplifying the development connectivity needs of our M2M prospects and customers. By adding data services, remote management and control for cellular-enabled applications, we cover the value chain more efficiently, help our customers get to market quicker and more easily, and respond to the regional market demand.”
Shane Murphy, vice-president and general manager at KORE Wireless Asia Pacific, added, “We are very excited about this partnership and combined reach that KORE and Maestro Wireless Solutions provides to both our customers regionally. Since expanding into the Asian region we have identified the needs of end-to-end M2M data services for business and industry. With KORE Wireless, and the utilisation of the M2M service management platform PRiSMPro™, we are able to provide a holistic one point service offering for regional and global business.”
Maestro Wireless Solutions is a subsidiary of the Fargo Telecom Holding in Hong Kong, offering a comprehensive portfolio of wireless solutions and integration services for the M2M and industrial markets. Applying over 15 years know‐how in wireless communications, specialising in GSM/GPRS/3G, CDMA and GPS technologies, the company provides effective and highly reliable, off‐the‐shelf, easy to use wireless solutions. Based in Hong Kong, Maestro Wireless Solutions has worldwide reach through its network of local distributors and partners and has deployed in excess of 400,000 modems in over 40 countries.
KORE Wireless staff are based in its eight offices in North America, Asia and Europe, providing unified control and management for cellular network service delivery in more than 180 countries worldwide. KORE empowers its application, hardware and wireless operator partners to efficiently deliver M2M solutions for connected devices across the globe. M2M applications in industries as diverse as healthcare, utilities, enterprise IT, transaction processing and fleet management rely on the KORE network to deliver operational efficiencies and cost-savings. KORE offers a range of technologies — including GSM, HSPA, CDMA and EV-DO — that ensures the greatest possible reliability and coverage.
AMI = Advanced Metering Infrastructure