Jasper and TrueMove H Partner to Enable IoT Services for Enterprises Throughout Thailand
Sep 1, 2015
Santa Clara and Bangkok, September 1, 2015 –Jasper, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform leader, and TrueMove H, the first mobile operator to introduce 4G LTE in Thailand and the country’s largest 3G network, today announced a partnership to enable enterprises throughout Thailand to launch, manage and monetize IoT businesses. The partnership pairs TrueMove H’s mobile network with the Jasper Control Center IoT platform, enabling enterprises throughout Thailand to introduce new IoT-based services that enhance their customers’ experiences, while unlocking new revenue channels.
With the Control Center platform, TrueMove H will offer a turnkey solution for enterprises in any industry – including automotive, fleet management, smart cities and more. Control Center can be easily configured for the unique needs of any business model, providing businesses with automation, intelligence and global scale needed to grow a successful connected services business.
“Enterprises throughout Thailand are looking to us to help them deliver new, value-added IoT services to their customers,” said Songtham Phianpattanawit, Group Executive Director, Enterprise Sector & International Services of True Corporation Plc. “Jasper is the worldwide leader in IoT platforms that enable IoT services for companies in any industry, so we are excited to bring this powerful solution to all of our enterprise customers.”
Transforming Businesses in Every Industry
IoT services provide the opportunity for enterprises of all sizes and in any industry to transform their businesses by creating new customer experiences, establishing an ongoing connection to customers, and ultimately growing their bottom line. Industries already showing a broad demand for IoT services in Thailand include:
- Connected Car – Many automakers are manufacturing their cars in Thailand , making the country a strategic first market for many Connected Car programs. Jasper has a deep history in the Connected Car market, with 13 of the world’s largest auto manufacturers using Jasper for their Connected Car initiatives. This partnership will enable all vehicle manufacturers in Thailand to take advantage of Jasper’s platform via TrueMove H.
- Fleet Management – Companies throughout Thailand are using IoT to better monitor and manage their fleets to increase efficiency and improve service. Control Center provides the real-time intelligence and automation needed to modernize fleet management services.
- Smart Cities – Dense urban areas like Bangkok are rapidly adopting smart cities technologiesincluding smart meters, connected transportation, and more. The combination of TrueMove H’s high-performance mobile network and Jasper’s IoT services platform enables the rapid, cost-effective deployment of smart city services.
Enabling Global Scale
Control Center provides enterprises throughout Thailand with a highly scalable IoT platform that not only enables them to introduce new IoT services in Thailand, but also gives them the flexibility to easily expand their services globally. Jasper partners with 26 mobile operator groups that represent over 100 mobile operator networks worldwide, so as businesses aspire to grow their IoT services beyond Thailand, they can quickly and easily scale to meet business demand. This also provides businesses outside of Thailand an easy path for expanding their IoT services into the country.
“Thailand is a high-growth market for IoT, and enterprises throughout the region are eager to adopt IoT services that can help them transform their business and create value for their customers,” said Ken Laversin, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Jasper. “TrueMove H’s partnership with Jasper shows its commitment to enabling enterprises to bring IoT services to market rapidly and cost-effectively, while also providing the capability to easily scale as business demands require.”
About TrueMove H
TrueMove H is the mobile business arm of True Corporation Plc, Thailand’s only fully-integrated communications group and leader in convergence. As the industry’s pioneering mobile operator, TrueMove H provides wireless broadband services utilizing 3G HSPA+ and 4G LTE technologies. With the combined strengths of 850 MHz and 2100 MHz frequencies, TrueMove H offers the largest nationwide 3G coverage and was the first to launch commercial 4G LTE services on 2100 MHz in Thailand. In addition, TrueMove H’s WiFi service offers connections at over 100,000 hotspots locally and abroad. Leveraging its relationships with True Corporation, and the CP Group, one of Asia's largest conglomerates, and China Mobile, a strategic partner and the world’s largest mobile telecommunications company, TrueMove H offers unique integrated products and services to fulfill the lifestyles of all consumers. For more information, visit www.truemove-h.com.
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