|[February 21, 2013]
Claro Brazil and Jasper Wireless Partner to Power M2M in Brazil
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Jasper Wireless, the leading connected devices platform for
machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics, today announced an
agreement with Claro (News - Alert) 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 (News - Alert), 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
"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 xponentially 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.
Claro Brazil joins a growing list of other Jasper Wireless operator
partners including AT&T, América Móvil, NTT DOCOMO, Telefónica,
VimpelCom, KPN, SingTel, Etisalat, Telstra (News - Alert), Rogers, CSL and more.
About Jasper Wireless
Jasper Wireless enables mobile network operators around the world with
platform, applications, and design services to serve the emerging
machine-to-machine (M2M) and embedded devices markets. Using the
company's unique end-to-end solution, network operators and enterprises
can scale their deployment of connected devices quickly and profitably.
Jasper Wireless operator partners include AT&T (News - Alert), América Móvil,
Telefónica, KPN, VimpelCom, SingTel, Etisalat, Telstra, Rogers, and
more. Founded in 2005, Jasper Wireless is a privately held company based
in Mountain View, Calif., with regional offices in the United Kingdom.
For more information, visit www.jasperwireless.com
or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @JasperWireless.
Claro is a leading wireless carrier in Brazil, it operates nationally
and currently serves more than 65 million customers.
Claro is a leader in the offering of innovative content and services, in
addition to digital infrastructure and coverage with GSM and 3GMax
technology for more than 3.600 cities in Brazil. The carrier has roaming
agreements in 160 countries for voice services and 140 countries for
data services. Claro is controlled by América Móvil, one of the three
largest wireless telecommunications groups in the world.
In the corporate responsibility area, Claro maintains the Institute
Claro, which aims to structure its social investment and encourage the
use of new technologies in education.
More information about Claro: www.claro.com.br/imprensa
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