• 08 Jan 2017

    Telit to roll out LTE Category M1 module in the U.S. with Verizon and Qualcomm

    London, January 6, 2017 – Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that it is collaborating with Verizon as a key supplier of IoT modules for the carrier’s LTE Category M1 (LTE-M1) service.  In cooperation with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, Telit is delivering IoT modules in full alignment with Verizon’s features and timing requirements. IoT integrators and providers in the U.S. and other regions looking to export to North America will be able to apply knowledge and experience designing for the popular form xE910 factor to take advantage of Verizon’s nationwide LTE-M1 coverage planned to occur by the end of Q1 2017.

    “Telit has been a valued supplier, providing several radio modules for Verizon’s 2G, 3G, and 4G networks.  Telit’s commitment to deliver cost effective IoT solutions is important to Verizon and our customers developing IoT solutions for our 4G LTE network,” said Chris Schmidt, Executive Director Device Technology, at Verizon. “Collaborating with Telit to bring IoT modules to market was a natural fit considering the numerous use cases Cat M1 will support for our customers seeking low bandwidth, optimized battery, and extended coverage, as well as solving for longevity.

    “We are excited to work with both Telit and Verizon to support the rollout of LTE Category M1 for IoT services,” said Jeffery Torrance, vice president of business development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.  “The MDM9206 modem brings many enhancements and optimizations to LTE that can help reduce IoT device complexity, supports multi-year battery life and allows IoT products to function in a diverse set of operator deployments worldwide.  We look forward to working with Telit and Verizon to help deliver and grow exciting new IoT services.”

    “There is an enormous sense of urgency in the IoT ecosystem to make LTE-M1 commercially available everywhere, particularly in North America,” said Manish Watwani, Vice President Global Product Marketing, Telit. “A collaboration like this one, among partners that are leaders in their respective spans of the IoT value chain, is a tried-and-true strategy to achieve results the market expects and demands from IoT solution providers. By leveraging the global popularity of the xE910 form factor, the flexibility and robustness of the Qualcomm Technologies’ modems powering the module and the coverage and reliability of Verizon’s 4G LTE nationwide network, this strategic partnership is delivering some of the shortest paths to the market for the much anticipated arrival of LTE-M1 in the U.S.” 

    The ME910C1-NV, is a LTE-CAT M1 IoT module based on Qualcomm Technologies’ MDM9206 modem. Qualcomm Technologies’ CAT M1 products are fundamental to the rollout planned by Verizon, and Telit is working closely with both companies to ensure the timely availability of its module. Because the module is a member of Telit’s best-selling xE910 family, it can be applied as a drop-in replacement in existing devices based on family models for 2G, 3G and even higher categories of LTE.  The ME910C1-NV natively supports Verizon’s ThingSpace platform, the carrier’s Web-based developer platform for IoT.

  • 03 Jan 2017

    Providing Protection in Africa as well - RB-Doors completes an exclusive 400K USD security project providing protection for the American School in Kenya

    In light of the increase in the number of attacks around the world, and amplification of terrorist groups, this last year brought growing global demands for protection projects for institutions. Just this week, the company completed an additional project for a school belonging to Singapore’s Jewish community

    RB-Doors, Israel’s leading door and locking solutions company, has currently completed an extensive security project, in which over 400 doors where replaced and installed in the Rosslyn Academy in Nairobi, Kenya.

    The project, requiring weeks of work and the supervision of company representatives from Israel, is valued at roughly 400,000USD. For the project, the company replaced and installed over 400 doors in the school, including Bullet Proof Doors and Forced Entry Resistant Doors. The work was carried out by the company’s distributor in Kenya, All-Defense Ltd., a company working together with RB-Doors for over 20 years, and under close supervision of the company’s team. In addition, the company completed another project this week, providing protection for a school belonging to Singapore’s Jewish community. In this project, dozens of Blast & Forced Entry Resistant doors with advanced entry control systems were installed. The deal in Singapore is valued at 160,000 USD.

     In light of increased numbers of attacks worldwide, and amplification of organizations such as ISIS, Boko Haram, Al Qaeda and others, this last year brought an increase in global demands for protection of institutions. RB-Doors led a number of projects around the globe this past year, replacing and installing doors, gates and other lock products. Among others, the company provided protection this last summer for a number of Jewish institutions throughout Europe and the American continent.

    The school in Kenya, which attracts hundreds of American students, as well as the children of ambassadors and UN representatives in Africa, is located near the US Embassy in Kenya, and the UN Headquarters, and is considered a strategic point for local security forces. Just this past summer, the American President Barack Obama visited the school. The school’s board requested to enhance protection in the school and chose RB-Doors to lead the complex project.

    Omer Yatir, VP International Business Development: “The door replacement and installation project in the school in Kenya was a complex process, and with the help of our local partners, we succeeded in completing the project quickly and achieving the best results. We are happy to see the name RB-Doors synonymous with security, around the world as well, and in this last year, we have been required to meet increased global demands for secure and high quality protection for institutions.”


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