AT&T Offers Streamlined IoT Solutions in the UK
Will Localize, Simplify IoT Contracting for AT&T Global Business Customers in the UK
AT&T* has agreed with Three Group to resell Three UK wireless services. Through this, AT&T will offer its global business customers in the U.K. localized contracting and billing for wireless voice, data and SMS services. This comes as part of the ecosystem for Internet of Things (IoT) services. IoT services will include fleet management, asset tracking and other consumer and industrial IoT solutions.
AT&T customers based in the U.K. or with operations in the region will benefit from:
- Flexibility to execute local contracts in the U.K.
- Local billing and seamless bundled connectivity solutions end to end.
- Industry-leading IoT applications without limitations of non-local agreements.
“We’re seeing a growing demand for IoT solutions from global businesses in Europe. AT&T is now able to deliver IoT with a simplified process in the UK,” said John V Slamecka, region president EMEA, AT&T. “It’s part of our strategy to remove complexity and offer seamless IoT solutions to our customers around the world.”
“AT&T is helping to solve the challenge that businesses face in launching products and services in multiple countries,” said Lynda Burton, director, Three Wholesale. “Our collaboration will rapidly address the forecast 155m IoT1 connections in the UK using the Three network that has consistently proven it can deliver a high quality, fast and reliable data experience.”
Key facts about Three UK
- Covers 99.5% of the U.K. population and more than 90% of the U.K.’s landmass.
- Carries over 32% of the U.K.’s mobile data traffic.
- Has more than 3x the industry average of data per subscriber, making it ideal for high bandwidth IoT applications like connected cars.
- Has consistently rated the best network for data by UK mobile users. 2
To learn more about IoT’s potential to transform business, go to att.com/iot.
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About The Three Group
The Three Group, which is part of the conglomerate CK Hutchison, serves over 130 million customers globally using networks built for fast mobile data. The Three Group and its affiliated companies operate mobile networks in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Ireland, Macau, Sri Lanka, Sweden, UK and Vietnam. 3IOD, a subsidiary of CK Hutchison, has been established to coordinate the Three Group’s cross-border partnerships and operations
1 UK forecast of IOT connections based upon “Review of latest developments in the Internet of Things” commissioned by OFCOM and completed by Cambridge Consultants.
2 Winner of best network for data category at Mobile Choice and uSwitch Awards.