The M2M market presents CSPs with a whole new set of challenges. Only a few achieve the status of worldwide leaders and, according to Machina Research’s annual M2M CSP Benchmarking Study, Telefónica is one of the world’s M2M leading operators.
Telefonica UK, which operates the O2 brand, today announces that it has partnered with Jasper Wireless to deploy a new market leading platform for the management of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections. The cloud-based management platform will enable Telefonica UK customers to roll out connected devices quickly and efficiently, manage them in real time and deliver global support. The platform is already operational and is currently being rolled in a number of projects.
Telefónica today announced an agreement with Tesla, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, to provide Machine-To-Machine (M2M) connectivity for the Tesla Model S in Europe. Telefónica and its M2M World Alliance partners will provide connectivity for Model S across multiple countries in Europe, including in Germany and the United Kingdom on Telefónica’s O2 network, in Spain on Movistar, and in the Netherlands on KPN.
Reinforces its leading position in the m2m world creating a partner ecosystem to extend its offering to all players in the m2m market.