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KORE Telematics Joins CDMA Development Group to Advance M2M Adoption

Posted by Alex Brisbourne on Mar 23, 2010
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  World's Largest Fully Digital Wireless M2M Network Provider to Advocate CDMA2000 enabled in M2M Applications


Las Vegas, Nev.—International CTIA WIRELESS 2010—March 23, 2010—KORE   Telematics, the world's largest digital wireless services provider   specializing in machineto- machine (M2M) communications, today announced   that the company has joined the CDMA Development Group (CDG) as an   operator member. KORE will work with CDG to promote CDMA2000® technology   for M2M solutions.
 
  KORE already has numerous CDMA-based M2M devices deployed   throughout North America across more than 60 customers. The experience   and thought leadership of KORE as the largest MVNO in the M2M industry   will be leveraged by the CDG in its recently-formed Smart Wireless   Modules and Services Special Interest Group (SIG), inaugurated in   January 2010.
 
  "The CDG is pleased to welcome KORE as the first operator member   specializing exclusively in M2M services," said Perry LaForge,   executive director of the CDG. "KORE's commitment to CDMA2000 makes it a   strong advocate in advancing the CDG's Smart Wireless Modules and   Services initiatives."
 
  The CDG is a trade association focused on the worldwide   development, implementation and use of CDMA technology. KORE is   committed to participating in CDG M2M SIG sub-groups such as the   Industry Awareness group, the Module Testing & Certification group,   the Application Development/Middleware group and the System   Architecture/Planning group.
 
  "CDMA is a key technology in a number of emerging M2M markets,   including utilities, healthcare, payment processing and AVL/fleet   tracking," said Alex Brisbourne, president and COO of KORE Telematics.   "As an operator member of the CDG, KORE will assist in promoting   CDMA2000 as a suitable technology for M2M solutions. Using CDMA,   application developers can build robust M2M solutions with low data   costs and expanded regions of coverage."
 
  KORE Telematics will be demonstrating its specialized M2M   network in booth #361 at International CTIA WIRELESS 2010, taking place   at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas from March 23-25, 2010.
 

About CDG
  The CDMA Development Group is a trade association formed to   foster the worldwide development, implementation and use of CDMA2000 and   other complementary wireless solutions. Its member companies include   many of the world's leading service providers and equipment   manufacturers. The primary activities of the CDG include development of   advanced features and services, evolution of standards, technical   education, advocacy, regulatory affairs, global roaming and device   availability. Currently, there are more than 500 individuals working   within various CDG industry initiatives.



About KORE Telematics
  KORE Telematics is the world's largest fully digital wireless   network provider specializing exclusively on the rapidly-expanding   machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. Companies in fields as   diverse as security, utilities, health care and fleet management, as   well as government agencies, are implementing M2M solutions to achieve   productivity gains, cost management, environmental improvement and to   expand customer services. Through its extensive network of application   and hardware partners, KORE enables complete solutions for vehicle   tracking, homeland security, automated metering and dozens of other M2M   applications. KORE's long-term, direct agreements with Tier 1 wireless   operator partners allow it to offer a range of technologies—including   GSM, HSPA, CDMA and EV-DO—that ensures the greatest possible reliability   and coverage. For more information, please visit www.koretelematics.com