Telefonica Reaches 500 Global Enterprises with M2M

More than 500 enterprises now rely on Telefonica’s Smart m2m solution worldwide. m2m Telefonica is part of Telefonica Business Solutions, a provider of a wide range of integrated communication solutions for the B2B market.

m2m Telefonica’s capabilities allow its customers not just to have the best connectivity but also an end-to-end management and the comprehensive control needed to achieve reliable and secure m2m communications between machines.

Developed and built with Telefonica’s own assets and resources, the Smart m2m solution incorporates new advanced features including real time consumption monitoring, supervision and global tracking. The solution also offers innovative fraud detection functionalities such as the ability to restrict communication between a list of given devices, whilst also providing flexible communication plans. Moreover, continued development allows Telefonica to include new functionalities to meet the needs of its customer base; enabling a high degree of personalization to serve a particular customer’s given requirements.

MasterCard is an American multinational financial services corporation whose Global Technology and Operations center manages a fully integrated global payments processing platform. Their aim is to promote safer, more convenient and transparent payment transactions around the world. Mastercard’s Point Of Sale (POS) Networks Chief, Susana Romo remarked that “Smart m2m solution is used to provide connectivity for our POS using GPRS in the national market (Peru). It has delivered improved coverage and quality for our business whilst enabling a better on-line POS transaction process, all underpinned by the multicarrier solution that Telefonica offers.”

Industry Analysts, including Gartner and Machina Research, continue to recognize Telefonica’s capabilities in the m2m space. Last year Telefonica was cited as a “leader” by Gartner in their Magic Quadrant for Managed Machine-to-Machine Services 2014.

The Smart m2m solution allows Telefonica to serve both global and local customer and partners. Smart m2m solution is already providing best in class managed connectivity for customers in Brazil, Spain, Argentina, Germany, Mexico, Chile and Peru and extends service delivery worldwide through its Multinationals business unit (Global Solutions).

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine