Kerlink, Access Networks Sign Distribution Agreement For LoRaWAN(r) Networks
in New Zealand & Pacific Islands
Thorigné-Fouillard, France and Auckland, New Zealand - June 7, 2019 - Kerlink
(AKLK - FR0013156007), a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of
Things (IoT), and Access Networks Ltd., which provides networking, wireless,
and IoT solutions throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, today
announced their distribution agreement for those markets.
Access Networks will carry and support the full range of Kerlink's LoRaWAN(r)
products and solutions for such deployments as large networks serving smart
cities, utilities, ports and harbors, and small private networks for
applications such as smart buildings, farms, and warehouses. The company's
product range includes its carrier-grade Wirnet iFemtocell 923 MHz and Wirnet
Station 923 MHz, and Wanesy Management Center, a complete, modular solution for
running, managing, and operating entire IoT networks.
Access Networks offers customers a range of high-performance wireless
communication networks and solutions. Its services include network design,
management, implementation, rollout, and ongoing support.
"Access Networks is a recognized provider of IoT networks for the hospitality,
utilities, and telecommunications industries throughout New Zealand and the
Pacific Islands," said René Arbefeuille Kerlink APAC vice president. "The
company provides Kerlink with a strong, local presence in Access Networks'
primary markets and will help Kerlink expand its global footprint in verticals
such as smart buildings, smart cities, smart seaports and smart agriculture."
"Kerlink, which has a long and well-established presence in the IoT market
globally, is the kind of company Access Networks looks for in our business
partners," said Mark Dasent, Access Networks' sales and marketing director. "We
look forward to working with them to assist our New Zealand partners as they
build out IoT solutions in the many verticals Kerlink operates in."
Kerlink launched its New Zealand business in 2017 supporting several rollouts
of LoRaWAN Internet of Things networks.
About Kerlink Group
Kerlink Group is a leading global provider of end-to-end network solutions for
the Internet of Things (IoT), serving telecom operators, businesses and public
authorities worldwide. Its growing suite of turnkey IoT services includes
network planning, design and operational management that maximizes performance
of its market-leading, carrier-grade infrastructure offering. The Group, widely
recognized for its IoT expertise, also continually introduces innovative
value-added services, such as network-based geolocation, remote end device
management and low-power IoT reference design, which allows its customers to
quickly bring to market IoT-ready devices and to imagine innovative business
models to monetize their deployments.
In just over 10 years, more than 100,000 Kerlink installations have been
deployed in more than 69 countries. In 2017 Kerlink supplied more than 330
customers, including major telecom operators such as Tata Communications, and
service providers such as GrDF and Suez. The company's solutions are enabling
IoT networks worldwide with major deployments in Europe, South Asia, South
America and Oceania. Kerlink, a co-founder and board member of the LoRa
Alliance(TM), has invested more than EUR10 million in research in the past
three years. In 2017, Kerlink Group generated revenues of nearly EUR25 million,
more than 50 percent internationally. Since 2013, it has posted average annual
growth of more than 62 percent. It has been listed on Euronext Growth Paris
since May 2016 and was added to the EnterNext PEA-PME 150, an index of 150
fast-growing French SMEs, in 2017
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About Access Networks
Access Networks provides a range of first-class networking, wireless, and IoT
access solutions to customers in the Hospitality, Utilities and
Telecommunications industry throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Whatever your requirements Access Networks is on hand - offering design,
project management, implementation and roll-out services including support for
all your on-going needs.
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