Telefonica partners with Cattle-Watch providing IoT connectivity solutions to the cattle industry

Enterprise 21 January 2016

Read the press release in Spanish / Leer la nota de prensa en español

  • Cattle-Watch incorporates into their products Telefonica's Smart m2m Platform, a global platform to manage and control IoT communications
  • Regular location updates, status reports on cattle or herd nutritional status, reproductive events, disease, pasture quality and location with geofencing are some of the advantages for the cattle industry

Madrid, January 21, 2016 - Telefonica Business Solutions, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated communication solutions for the B2B market, and Cattle-Watch, experts in cattle and livestock management, have announced today that they have signed an exclusive partnership to provide IoT connectivity solutions to the cattle industry in Latin-America and North America.

By this means, Cattle-Watch will incorporate into their products the Smart m2m Solution, the platform to manage and control IoT communications developed entirely by Telefonica.

Some of the advantages of this key partnership for the cattle industry are the following: regular location updates and status reports on cattle or herd nutritional status, reproductive events, disease, pasture quality and location with geofencing. Furthermore, it will facilitate cattle location in remote areas and will provide theft early warning directly to the rancher’s smartphone and drone operation with day/night camera among other advantages.

Telefonica’s Smart m2m allows its customers not just to have the best connectivity but also end-to-end management and the comprehensive control needed to achieve reliable and secure IoT communications between machines. The solution incorporates best in class features for real time consumption monitoring, supervision, global tracking, or fraud detection, whilst also providing flexible communication plans.

Angel Barrio, CEO Telefonica USA, part of Telefonica Business Solutions stated: “This partnership brings together Cattle-Watch expertise in the cattle industry and Telefonica’s leading connectivity solutions and is in line with our strategy to provide industry sector specialized solutions to our customers.”
Ehud Sasi, Cattle-Watch CBD stated “the purpose of the system is to bring more food to the world and the cooperation with Telefonica will enable Cattle-Watch to boost the deployment of the system for the benefit of Ranchers world-wide

For more information about Telefonica m2m business, visit m2m.telefonica.com or follow on Twitter at @m2mtelefonica and LinkedIn.

For full details and contact information, please download press release as a PDF.

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