Curiosity IoT platform services going beyond roaming
Sprint, the US Telco is in the process of launching Curiosity IoT platform services in Australia. To venture into the Australian market the company has forged a relationship with Telstra. Sprint’s announcement is the first step towards the company’s effort to provide international IoT solutions that go beyond roaming.
The partnership with Telstra allows the company to easily penetrate the Australian market. The collaboration will not only enable setting up the business but also improve round-trip time and provide the greater performance of IoT applications. Sprint also said that the Curiosity IoT services set to be launched in Australia in the first half of 2020.
Ivo Rook, VP of IoT and Product Development, Sprint said, “Curiosity IoT will add a new layer of capability to customer’s IoT needs in Australia. We are thrilled to be working with Telstra to extend our access with full visibility across deployments helping our customers benefit from Curiosity IoT platform when their business takes them to Australia.”
Wagz is the first Australian Customer
“Our agreement with Sprint makes it effortless for IoT customers with international needs to implement solutions in Australia, with access to local in-country profiles. Our local profiles will provide Curiosity IoT customers with a local point-of-presence in Australia which will be very helpful as a service differentiator, especially for latency-sensitive applications,” said Gerhard loots, Head of Global IoT solutions for Telstra.
Wagz is the Australian customer who has signed the deal with the collaboration. It is a pet company that provides intelligent tracking and feeding solutions for pets. CEO of Wagz, Terry Anderton was quite excited about the deal as he elaborated on how the services will help them to bring connected pet lifestyles to families. He particularly thankful fo the innovative technologies of Sprint Curiosity IoT which will enable then to render better services.