Philippe Sicotte, Rogers’ vice president of business solutions, says, “We are proud to work with Hydro-Quebec to deliver this innovative, seamless turnkey business solution which will allow for real time connections across Quebec. Rogers deploys innovative business solutions that allow its customers to have full control of their network and their operations. Rogers M2M customers have peace of mind knowing that their devices are running on Rogers’ proven reliable network.”
Rogers combines a wireless network with an exclusive M2M deployment platform. In addition, Rogers integrates hardware from partners to wirelessly enable M2M solutions. To service Hydro Quebec, Rogers will team with Xplornet Communications Inc. to ensure satellite connectivity in remote parts of Quebec.
Over the past 15 years, Rogers reports it has enabled hundreds of thousands M2M connections in Canada. As one of the only providers in Canada of access to global standards for M2M through the strength of our GPRS/EDGE/HSPA network technologies, Rogers says it is “committed to providing the tools and platforms to enable fast delivery of next-generation connected devices across various industries and market segments. M2M solutions can serve to improve productivity, reduce costs through increased efficiency and allow for more precise quality control. Common M2M solutions include data collection, remote control, remote monitoring, status tracking, road traffic control, security systems, fleet management, telemedicine and connected consumer devices.”
Rogers Communications is Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. For more information on M2M solutions, visit www.rogers.com/M2M.