Vodafone New Zealand and Digital Matter Partner to Deliver End-to-End IoT Asset Management Solutions
Partnership brings Cellular LPWA connectivity, IoT asset tracking devices, visualisation platforms and technical support to critical markets
PERTH, Australia – September 13, 2022 – Vodafone NZ, New Zealand’s largest IoT connectivity provider, has partnered with Digital Matter, global leaders in GPS and IoT asset tracking hardware and software, to offer end-to-end IoT asset tracking solutions for New Zealand businesses.
Through this partnership, Vodafone NZ has bundled several of Digital Matter’s battery-powered IoT asset tracking devices and white-label asset tracking software directly with Vodafone’s best-in-class LTE-M (Cat-M1) and NB-IoT connectivity and in-house technical support as a fully managed, end-to-end asset management solution.
Now more than ever, New Zealand businesses are operating a diverse range of assets across multiple sites. Paired with a highly secure and reliable IoT network that supports over 1.6 million local IoT connections and over 140 million global connections, Vodafone’s Asset Management solution provides an accessible and easy-to-deploy tracking solution to monitor and optimise valuable assets, prevent theft, improve utilisation, and more.
“We are thrilled to bring our customers even more ways to stay connected with the people and physical assets that matter,” said James Moore, Vodafone IoT Service Architect at Vodafone NZ. “New Zealand businesses now have access to a flexible, simplified, and affordable asset tracking solution that will meet their needs, expectations and budget while allowing them to improve their bottom line in a hyper-inflation environment.”
“We are incredibly excited to support Vodafone New Zealand’s evolution from network operator to a leading IoT solutions provider,” says Stuart German, Business Development Director, Digital Matter. “Vodafone New Zealand is delivering a simple and effective IoT asset tracking offering that has been customised to meet the unique challenges and requirements of the New Zealand market, with a fraction of the time and cost many other large telcos have invested in launching end-to-end solutions.”
Digital Matter offers market-ready IoT asset tracking solutions for telematics businesses, IoT solution providers, and network operators around the world. With a robust portfolio of GPS and IoT hardware, device management and asset tracking software, certification management, integration support, and technical and sales training, Digital Matter partners are uniquely positioned to go to market faster with secure and reliable IoT asset tracking technologies.
About Vodafone New Zealand
Vodafone New Zealand is one of Aotearoa’s leading connectivity companies and we offer a range of broadband, mobile and technology products. We are focused on creating a better future for Aotearoa New Zealand through remarkable technology solutions that simplify lives and businesses, and operate New Zealand’s largest 5G network. We maintain almost three million connections with consumer, business, public sector and wholesale customers via Vodafone and Farmside, New Zealand’s rural broadband specialist. We’re proud to help other Kiwi businesses to thrive by partnering with world-leading brands to offer best-in-class ICT services. Vodafone New Zealand is owned by Infratil and Brookfield Asset Management and we are a partner market in the Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.co.nz