TALLINN, Estonia, March 27, 2017 – Connected Baltics OÜ the exclusive Sigfox operator of the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Telia Estonia Ltd the market leader telecom operator in Estonia, announced today that they have entered the partnership to integrate Sigfox’s low-powered connectivity into the operator’s managed IoT solutions to complement Telia’s offering.
The agreement is set to help Telia’s business customer base to benefit from the cutting edge Sigfox nation-wide IoT connectivity in Estonia and global access to more than 32 countries to date, allowing the development of new service opportunities both for the domestic and international market.
Sigfox is designed to enable millions of smart devices to connect directly using Sigfox technology providing the most energy and cost efficient connectivity solution to the market. Using low data exchanges the battery life for connected devices can last years-to-decade, all this done in very ultra-low cost, seamless connectivity and advance cloud integration.
“The cooperation with Connected Baltics, a Sigfox network operator, makes it possible for Telia to start using Sigfox’s IoT communication technology in Telia’s IoT client solutions. Telia’s goal is to create the best solutions for the Customer, and Sigfox’s technology provides us with an exciting tool to do just that. By bringing together connectivity technologies, best device manufacturers, and hardware and software developers from Estonia and abroad, we would like to help our business customers succeed in their business and develop great services for residential customers,” said Toomas Kärner, Telia´s IoT Area Manager
“Telia is the telecommunication leader in the Nordic-Baltic region, and this deal helps the entire ecosystem to choose a reliable IoT technology such as Sigfox when developing end-to-end IoT solutions, allowing them to integrate devices, data collection and management easily.” said Kushtrim Xhakli, Founder of Connected Baltics.
Using Sigfox connectivity Telia Estonia Ltd is committed to run hundreds of thousands of connections to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society.
Kushtrim Xhakli, Connected Baltics
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Ingrid Piirsalu, Telia Estonia
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About Connected Baltics
As a Sigfox Network Operator, Connected Baltics is the first nationwide IoT-network operator in Estonia, deploying and selling Sigfox’s low power wide area (LPWA) IoT connectivity solution and enabling millions of connected devices to send small messages in a cost-effective and energy-efficient way. Taking advantage of its simple and fast rollout, Connected Baltics will deploy the network in major cities during the summer 2017 and provide nationwide coverage by autumn 2017. Connected Baltics is the local branch of Connected Finland in Estonia.
For more information, see www.connectedbaltics.com and www.sigfox.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.
About Telia Estonia
Telia Estonia is a new generation IT and telecoms company. Telia Estonia provides to customers the largest value on the market, and to further information society. Telia Estonia offers a wide range of integrated mobile, broadband, TV and IT solutions, as well as valuable content to both residential and business customers. Telia Estonia is on a mission to create a New Generation Telco. Telia Estonia is a part of the international Telia Company group.
For more information, see www.telia.ee