Telit to step up investments in Indian M2M market


Telit Communications,
a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, announced
starting its India operations by opening an office in New Delhi, India.


This move marks the
reinforcement of Telit‘s commitment towards the Indian M2M
market, which holds great potential for its products and solutions.


Acknowledged as the
M2M innovation leader worldwide, Telit, which was present in the country
through its distributors, is keen to develop the Indian market by offering
solutions that will benefits customers and end consumers significantly.


Telit sells its
products through a network of value added resellers to more than 3,000
communications solution providers and systems integrators in more than 60
countries around the World and was present in India since 2009 through its
distributors Arrow Electronics and Nest Connectivity Solutions.


With the launch of
its India operations the company is resolute to bring its advanced and abundant
experiences that will significantly benefit customers in sectors like
utilities, retail, financial, transportation, consumer electronics amongst many
others. Telit’s GSM/GPRS modules are currently used by many leading AMR and
Fleet Management product manufacturers in the country.


As per Telit’s
strategy in the Indian market, the company plans to increase its penetration by
investing in direct and indirect technical expertise that will help nurture the
evolution of M2M market in India.


The company also
plans to increase its distributor and channel network from the present two
distributors to five in the next 3-5 years. There could be a possibility that
the company might look at separate distributors for the Northern and Southern
region in the country due to vast cultural differences. Government business
would play an important role going forward and Telit plans to garner a major
chunk of the business (over 40 percent) in the next 3-5 years.


India is a strategic
market for Telit and is perfectly poised to provide us with rapid and
sustainable growth for the coming few years. Introduction of large scale
national agendas such as R-APDRP and AADHAAR (UID) are fuelling the growth of
M2M market in India and this presents a perfect situation for us to introduce
world class solutions to the Indian market. We would like to share our
experiences and specialty skills in M2M in the local domestic market so that
regional corporations can count on a broader range of choices for their
application development efforts,” said Hosang Kim Asia Sales director, Telit
Wireless Solutions.


Telit has a robust
technical support and sales distribution network in place in the Indian market
that is capable of providing consolidated solutions to its customers.


We see a great
potential of M2M wireless technologies in India. There are many current and
future initiatives being undertaken/ planned by both public and private sectors
that will benefit tremendously from the use of M2M applications both in terms
of cost and efficiency accruals. We intend to introduce thought provoking
innovations that find large scale applications delivering immense economic and
social value,” said Ashish Gulati, country manager, India Operations, Telit
Communications SPA.


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