STOCKHOLM and MINNETONKA, Minn., March 28, 2017 – Net1, www.net1.se, www.net1.dk a mobile operator offering wireless communications solutions to professional users, specializing in managed data connections for critical businesses, and Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT connectivity products and services, today announced a local agreement that makes Digi TransPort products and services available to Net1 customers.
Net1 offers wireless communications solutions to professional users who place high demands on reliability and require high performance, high availability, and robust reliable wireless communication. Net1 operates a 4G-only network on 450 MHz, covering 96 percent of the geographical surface of Sweden and Denmark. This allows Net1 to offer users a large and very reliable wireless broadband network.
Digi’s M2M products include embedded system-on-modules; RF products, including Digi XBee® modules, gateways, modems, adapters, range extenders and sensors; Digi TransPort® cellular gateways/routers; and Rabbit modules and single-board computers. With a focus on critical infrastructure applications requiring highly secure, highly reliable managed connections, Net1 will use Digi’s solutions to create robust managed services for key vertical market segments.
“Digi’s strong lineup of cellular products and solutions fits perfectly with Net1’s focus on managed data connections,” said Linus Jönsson, CEO of Net1 Sweden. “Digi’s world-renowned brand, known for delivering reliable and proven products, is a powerful complement to Net1's product portfolio for critical data connections.”
“The coverage and performance benefits of LTE 450 are clear, but it requires working relationship between carriers and equipment vendors to truly deliver benefits,” said Andrew Lund, Digi’s LTE product marketing manager. “Digi is excited to work with Net1 to bring the benefits of managed LTE networking to Net1 customers.”
Net1 is part of the AINMT group since 2009, AINMT is an international telecommunications company. Its focus is wireless data communication services, the fastest growing business segment within the telecom sector. Its unique business model, with focus on low frequency bands, allows the company to offer wireless broadband to large geographical areas while maintaining an effective network infrastructure. Today, AINMT has license coverage to reach 380 million people worldwide. The company is already well established in Scandinavia and has developed partnerships in Indonesia and the Philippines. It is actively pursuing international expansion opportunities, aiming to satisfy the pent-up demand for internet access and data consumption in developing countries. Visit www.ainmt.com for more information.
About Digi International
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services. We help our customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments with high levels of security, relentless reliability and bulletproof performance. Founded in 1985, we’ve helped our customers connect more than 100 million things, and growing. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).
Rick McLaughlin for Digi International
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