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KAYSVILLE, Utah and SAN JOSE, California, November 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – OptConnect, a long-time leader in managed wireless services, today announced the acquisition of Silicon Valley-based Premier Wireless Solutions (“PWS“), a leading provider of IoT networking solutions that is a premier partner with the world’s most sophisticated IoT and wireless hardware vendors.
The acquisition will allow the two complementary and innovative organizations to add strategic capabilities, product lines and additional service capabilities, while providing scalability opportunities with greater end-market diversification and greater global reach. . Together, the two organizations will be able to provide a full range of hardware and connectivity options, as well as a full continuum of managed services to support customers with their specific business needs. Whether customers are looking for a customized solution that they can manage themselves or a fully managed solution that they can efficiently outsource in a connectivity-as-a-service model, both organizations will have the expertise, resources and platforms to facilitate everything. .
Founded in 2010, PWS has grown into a leading provider of IoT solutions serving the M2M / IoT market and performs all aspects of IoT network deployments including network design, hardware provisioning, software configuration, staging, API integration, device certification, implementation, management and support. With experience serving many different verticals and IoTs including digital signage, core internet applications, utilities, asset tracking, electric vehicle charging and medical markets, PWS is well positioned to continue to grow. its strong base of first-class customers.
Since 2009, OptConnect’s connectivity as a service model has changed the way OEMs, operators and deployers can reliably connect their equipment to the Internet without the expertise or expense of having to do so. themselves. Many people are trying to integrate an IoT solution into their organization and connectivity challenges have proven to be a major obstacle in these efforts. OptConnect is like pushing the easy button for IoT connectivity.
“Bringing together the combined power and momentum of what our organizations and individual teams have built over the past 10 years will strengthen our united value proposition and stack of connectivity solutions for the IoT market,” said Chris Baird, CEO of OptConnect.
PWS will continue to operate under the Premier Wireless Solutions name, but will carry the OptConnect brand. Their office at San jose, california will remain open and Vince Giacomini, founder of PWS, will serve as president of the PWS business unit.
“We are delighted to join the OptConnect family,” said Giacomini. “They’ve built an amazing fully managed solution for their customers and now that we can add our solutions, services, global carrier integrations and hardware options into the mix, we will provide a greater range of options for customers. “
OptConnect’s complete solution includes proprietary hardware, 24/7 operator monitoring, and support with one-call resolution and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) on response time, Multi-carrier support, device and device management analytics, hardware warranties, IoT professional services, and a host of other capabilities that help businesses get their IoT projects to market quickly and efficiently. profitable way. PWS has demonstrated strong skills in consulting, designing, building, testing, deploying and deploying custom connectivity solutions through partnerships with Cradlepoint, Sierra Wireless, CalAmp, Digi and many more. Together, they will be able to support a larger and more global customer base with solutions that meet each customer’s unique demands and requirements and use cases.
OptConnect’s strategic acquisition of PWS brings together two companies with a goal of providing a single connectivity partner for all of a customer’s IoT connectivity needs, ranging from fully customized solutions to out-of-the-box features fully managed around the world.
The PWS team was advised by Skyway Capital Markets.
About Premier Wireless Solutions
Premier Wireless Solutions (www.pws.bz) is a distributor and provider of value-added solutions that offers a full range of services, from concept to deployment. PWS provides innovative wireless products, integrated modules to fully integrated systems, and combines extensive global connectivity plans for all applications supporting data usage models large and small. With over 10 years of wireless experience, PWS works closely with design departments and test certification houses, creating new partnerships every day.
OptConnect (www.OptConnect.com) is North America Leading provider of managed wireless connectivity services for ATMs, smart vaults, kiosks, micro-markets, digital signage and other custom applications. OptConnect provides a secure and reliable monitored wireless connection to the Internet for unattended equipment that is easy, low risk and convenient, all supported by a superior customer service infrastructure. OptConnect has spent over 10 years perfecting managed wireless services so customers can focus on their core business forces without having to deal with the delays, complexities and frustrations of typical cellular deployments. OptConnect’s fully managed solution provides connectivity as a service for M2M and IoT applications that is simple and easy to implement.
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