Airfi Networks Announces Partnership with Telefonica USA

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Internet of Things - A New Collaboration to Help Speed Time-to-Market and Monetization of Connected Products globally

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Following the launch of Catalyst IoT 2.0, its global platform to help OEMs launch and monetize cellular services in their connected products, Airfi Networks announces its collaboration with Telefonica USA. Its partnership agreement will enable Airfi to offer its Catalyst IoT platform and service with one of the most trusted global network brands.

"We're delighted to welcome Airfi and its unique enablement platform, Catalyst IoT, to Telefonica's IoT Partner Program." said Pete Wilson, Director Channel Sales, Telefonica USA. "Alongside our global footprint with local presence in 45 countries, over 170 countries with service reach and 1000 pops around the globe, Catalyst IoT will help launch and monetize consumer IoT devices across the Telefonica global footprint."

Airfi Networks, through the Catalyst IoT platform, works with wireless carriers globally to make it easy for their OEM customers to launch, manage and monetize their cellular devices globally. Through a single platform and solution, Catalyst IoT helps reduce time to market and the complex barriers associated with launching cellular services in connected devices.

"Telefonica is one of the most trusted global carrier brands in telecommunications and we are excited to be working alongside them to bring the benefits of their global network and our platform into one simple value proposition for our customers" said Dariush Zand, CEO and co-founder, Airfi Networks.

Seamless Support for Cellular Services in Connected Devices
Catalyst IoT simplifies how cellular services may be offered to consumers, enabling OEMs to launch devices globally without the technical and commercial complexities of working with different carrier partners worldwide. Through Catalyst IoT's extensive features, OEMs can seamlessly adopt and offer cellular services worldwide that are crucial for devices requiring a robust and secure mechanism of staying connected.

About Airfi Networks
Airfi simplifies the provision of cellular services on connected devices. Its unique enablement platform, 'Catalyst IoT', helps original equipment manufacturers launch, scale and monetize cellular services in their smart devices globally. Airfi is headquartered in London, U.K. with U.S. offices in Atlanta and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.airfinetworks.com or follow us on twitter or on LinkedIn.

About Telefónica IoT
Telefónica IoT is the Internet of Things global department at Telefónica, dedicated to developing and implementing IoT solutions in all industry segments. It offers its clients global end-to-end solutions around the world with the very best connectivity, and is available in all countries via its presence there or via roaming agreements and partnerships. Some of the main business areas covered by Telefónica IoT include Smart Mobility, Smart Retail and Smart Energy. For more information about Telefónica IoT, visit http://iot.telefonica.com or follow us on twitter or on LinkedIn.

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