Cubic’s M2M LTE Footprint

Cubic Telecom, the leading global connected software provider to the automotive and IoT industries, said it has launched Europe’s largest independent LTE platform for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and connected car services through deals with operators including EE, EIR, Mobistar, Orange, Salt, Tele2 and TIM.

The operators comprise seven of nine communication service providers signed up by Cubic Telecom to launch its cross-Europe LTE platform. The connectivity platform company said the network will deliver robust connectivity services to drivers in 13 countries: Germany, France, Spain, Italy, UK, Ireland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Austria and Denmark.

Barry Napier, CEO of Ireland-based Cubic Telecom, said the network is “live on 2G, 3G and LTE” networks in the 13 markets to provide “the top automotive OEMs with the largest independent LTE network footprint in Europe.”

Connected car drivers who subscribe to Cubic Telecom’s service will be provided with access to infotainment services, Wi-Fi connectivity and personal apps. The company is selling access on a regional or Europe-wide basis, with access provided via a global SIM. Pricing details remain under wraps for the time being.

Cubic Telecom said vehicles equipped with its SIM will be launched in Europe in the coming months. Drivers will be able to add new services to the SIM via over-the-air updates.

Napier said the company’s initial focus “is on rolling out a high-speed LTE platform with mobile operators for M2M customers” based on the global SIM.

Cubic Telecom is a privately held company founded in 2005. Funding of over $37 million (€33.8 million) has been provided by companies including Audi, Qualcomm and Sierra Wireless.

Analysts say the connected car sector is one of the fastest growing within the broader Internet of Things and M2M markets.

SNS Research recently predicted the connected car segment would generate annual revenues of $40 billion by 2020.

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About Cubic  

Cubic’s business model is focused on solving the challenges presented by providing true end-to-end connectivity, safely and securely, anywhere on the planet. For the full lifecycle of any device. As the scope of mobile technologies has changed, our remit has expanded: solving for end-to-content content delivery, helping some of the world’s best-recognised innovators deliver on their vision for the services and functionality they want their customers to enjoy. Our reach extends far beyond the connection, into granular per-device/service billing, data analytics, services and near real-time alerting that enable next-generation mobility services.    

 This is the vision that has taken us to 10 million devices connected in more than 190 countries globally in 2022. Our journey has seen this team secure over €140 million in investment from the Irish Pension Fund, The European Investment Bank, Qualcomm and CARIAD (the software arm of VW Group). Today, our team enables cars, drones, tractors, trucks, buses, cranes and the next generation of IoT devices to meet their full potential, everywhere: 250 software ninjas from 32 nationalities in 19 locations worldwide make great things happen every day.    

 Cubic cuts through complexity, delivering A SINGLE GLOBAL SOLUTION:   

  • Global connectivity   
  • Remote device connectivity management   
  • Minimal embedded SIM SKUs across the manufacturing and supply chain   
  • Seamless integration with OEM IT business systems  
  • Access to our global portfolio of Tier 1 mobile network partners   
  • Data management and analytics   
  • Security   
  • Regulatory & Tax compliance