The first of its kind agreement to be signed in the GCC region will leverage on Etisalats network infrastructure and Pacific Controls M2M expertise to offer customized applications
Dubai, Feb 1, 2010: Etisalat, the leading telecom service provider, today announced an agreement with Pacific Controls, the leading global automation company, to jointly work towards offering Machine to Machine (M2M) applications and support to telcos clients. Pacific Controls will provide Etisalats customers the technical support for development of solutions and for ongoing support thereafter.
M2M is a technology which allows intelligent machines to talk to each other via the Internet to automate the collection of essential data faster and accurately without human intervention.
Under the agreement, Etisalat will collaborate with Pacific Controls to deploy applications that rely on its Mobile Business Data Service through its 3.5G network for M2M communication. The widespread availability of Etisalats 3.5G network makes it an attractive technology to replace existing equipment or to deploy new wireless solutions. The M2M equipment monitoring control services enable remote asset owners to monitor, manage, and optimize opera to Pacific Cof EPacific Con re