Etisalat launches M2M in-vehicle WiFi

Launch enhances Etisalat Digital's telematics offerings in the UAE
By offering WiFi within vehicles, the solution acts as a service differentiator.
By offering WiFi within vehicles, the solution acts as a service differentiator.

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Etisalat Digital has launched M2M in-vehicle WiFi to meet the growing demand among its business customers to enable high speed WiFi connectivity on the move.

Etisalat business customers can now enable WiFi connectivity on the move to all their fleets and vehicles.The in-vehicle M2M solution makes use of an automotive grade WiFi gateway complying with the necessary protocols to make the service PIAP (Public Internet Access Provider) compliant set by UAE’s Telecom Regulatory Authority.

The new business solution also enables customers to have real time visibility of the WiFi data consumption. The solution is supported by Etisalat’s M2M control centre and nationwide M2M connectivity.

Alberto Araque, vice president, Internet of Things and digital payments, Etisalat Digital said: “This launch will enhance our telematics offerings in UAE which is in line with the long term vision of the government to enable smart transportation across the country. The solution comes with a flexible business model that helps our government, enterprise and small and medium business customers to easily offer the service to their customers and citizens".

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