Sprint Likes u-Blox for M2M

u-Blox recognized as preferred wireless module supplier for Sprint

October 12, 2011

1 Min Read

THALWIL, Switzerland and SAN DIEGO -- Through the recent acquisition of Fusion Wireless, ublox, the Swiss embedded positioning and wireless chip and module company, has become a preferred wireless module provider to Sprint, a leading U.S.-based telecommunications carrier. The agreement includes fast-track modem certification as well as joint business activities to develop machine-to-machine (M2M) devices using u-blox's compact CDMA and GPS modules.

"With u-blox's access to CDMA2000 module technology through the recent acquisition of Fusion Wireless, we are confident that u-blox has the right technologies, resources and critical mass to be a solid partner for our M2M market strategy," said Wayne Ward, vice-president, Emerging Solutions Group for Sprint. "u-blox's proven performance as an established wireless module vendor, a leader in GPS module technology and a high-volume, quality manufacturing company provides the right formula for a successful relationship. The extensive sales, technical, and logistics support network are all reasons why Sprint is pleased to work with u-blox."

u-Blox AG

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.
Join 62,000+ members. Yes it's completely free.

You May Also Like