Telefonica empowers Automatic with leading IoT solutionsEnterprise
Madrid, San Francisco, 25th of May 2016- Telefonica Business Solutions, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated communication solutions for the B2B market, has signed a global multi-year agreement with San Francisco-based connected car company Automatic Labs.
Automatic Lab leads the industry with its integrated automotive cloud services and apps, making the connected car accessible to everyone from individual consumers to large corporations. Telefonica is providing Automatic with its renowned IoT services and solutions, including Telefonica’s Global SIM service, a single platform for the provisioning and management of all global SIMs.
Automatic’s global business plan requires a single management platform, performing all the centralized provisioning, along with SIM lifecycle management functions. Combined with flexible, granular rate plans and local market knowledge, Telefonica perfectly suited all these requests. Furthermore, the digital Telco, which counts with global and local leadership in the IoT, will offer a Global Service Management solution using a single Point of Contact. Additionally, Telefonica will support the hardware selection and design of the communications model that best fit the services needs within different networks around the world.
Cars are the second largest expense in our lives, with the average American family spending more than $8,000 on their vehicle each year. Studies have shown that even small adjustments to driving habits can save consumers up to 35-percent per year on gas. Automatic empowers drivers by brining their car online, providing valuable insights into their driving habits and vehicle health, while connecting their car to the IoT.