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Kyocera partners with Telenor Connexion to provide M2M solutions targeting automotive and industrial markets internationally
The joint effort is mainly targeted towards the premium car segment. OEMs with applications in need of high speed connection and instant access such as car telematics, and on-board units for intelligent transport systems are of special interest. Other M2M applications in smart metering, telemetry, e-Health and security markets in need of a long-term and reliable solution to protect their key assets are also in focus.
OEM customers will benefit from reduced time-to-market as well as future-proof and easy-to-integrate connectivity solutions.
“By partnering with Telenor Connexion, Kyocera is leveraging its extensive experience in deploying connectivity solutions around the world and in a number of industries. By combining Kyocera’s superior M2M modules for high-speed data connections with Telenor Connexion’s secure and future-proof end-to-end solutions, we will help potential customers to create M2M solutions for their specialized applications and to facilitate passage of Telenor’s test requirements”, says Toshiki Kawaguchi, Executive Officer of Kyocera Corporation from its Telecommunication Equipment Group.
“We are delighted to partner with renowned brand and market leader Kyocera. The collaboration with Kyocera further strengthens Telenor Connexion’s penetration in the automotive market and paves the way for speeding up the LTE adoption in M2M”, says Rémi Demerlé, Global Partnerships Director at Telenor Connexion.
Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) (http://global.kyocera.com/), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as “advanced ceramics”). By combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of electronic components, mobile phones, semiconductor packages, solar power generating systems, printers, copiers, cutting tools and industrial ceramics. During the year ended March 31, 2013, the company’s net sales totaled 1.28 trillion yen (approx. USD13.6 billion). The company is ranked #492 on Forbes magazine’s 2013 “Global 2000” listing of the world’s largest publicly traded companies.
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