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Europe’s first data flat rate for the Internet of Things is now available online. The joint offering by Deutsche Telekom and 1NCE, are now available under the name of the fee of 1NCE Lifetime which, is designed especially for some of the business customers. It provides connectivity for devices using low data volumes in the Internet of Things (or IoT). The prepaid rates can now be booked from the 1NCE webshop.
The offering is made available for those the business customers whose devices transmit only small amounts of data at irregular intervals. Operators of vehicle fleets, Page 2 of 3 energy suppliers and logistic service providers, for example, can benefit from the seamless connection between technologies using different mobile communication standards such as 2G/3G and NarrowBand IoT (or NB-IoT for short). This allows 1NCE to provide the right level of connectivity for the requirements of a variety of different sectors. The offering will initially cover the European Union together with Norway and Switzerland.
The market for IoT is booming
Just after the completion of the initial projects with European test customers from the transport, logistics, energy, security and manufacturing sectors, the launch of the webshop is set to witness the beginning of a new period of growth: “The market for connected objects that require only limited bandwidths is set to grow rapidly in the next few years, as ever more sectors begin to deploy new IoT-based service offerings,” says Alexander P. Sator, founder and CEO of 1NCE. “With our product, we intend to contribute to the on-going development of this future market by making existing solutions substantially more efficient at the same time as facilitating entirely new use cases in the Internet of Things for which there were no suitable offerings up to now”, Sator tells us.
Deutsche Telekom is extending its range of products for all of its customers which comes under the business user in the IoT area to include some of the following benefits of 1NCE’s new value-for-money offering.