SIMCom Wins GSMA Module Competition

SIMCom Wireless Solutions Ltd
2009-11-19 14:44 656

SHANGHAI, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- SIMCom Wireless Solutions Ltd (SIMCom), a leading global supplier of wireless modules, announced today that one of its 3G solutions, named SIM5215, has been awarded as the 'The Best low-bandwidth 3G module' in the 2009 Embedded Mobile Module Competition organized by GSMA. The panel of judges was composed of many global mobile network operators, including AT&T, KT, O2, TIM, and Vodafone, etc. This award further confirmed SIMCom's strong engineering innovation in the wireless module industry.

According to GSMA research, the demand of embedded mobile devices will be highly increased in the future, especially for applications in telematics, automotive, health, smart metering (clean technology and utilities) and consumer devices. By organizing the competition, GSMA hopes to bring together the leaders of this industry to accelerate the growth of M2M and lead the way to more competitive products and services.

"It's a great honor to receive this award from GSMA which is definitely a strong confirmation on SIMCom's technology and innovation," Mr. Tsang, the General Manager of SIMCom said, "During the 5 years of SIMCom's development, we have focused on the principle of 'Listening to Our Customer'. This principle has helped SIMCom to win this 3G module award and in becoming a leading global supplier of wireless module solutions. We will continue to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to help drive the M2M industry growth."

The award-winning SIM5215 is a cost-effective industrial WCDMA/GSM wireless module, which has a compacted design with rich interfaces, and is operable in extensive temperature ranges. With all its strengths, SIM5215 may be widely used in M2M (machine to machine), including AMR, POS, automotive, security, etc. Its embedded LUA script, TCP/UDP/FTP/HTTP/SMTP/POP3, MM3 provides flexibility for easy data transfer. And with the unique camera/video capability, implementing security surveillance becomes much simpler.

About SIMCom

SIMCom Wireless Solutions, a subsidiary of SIM Technology Group Ltd., is a leading supplier of high quality wireless modules with different technology platforms in GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WCDMA/HSPA and TD-SCDMA. ABI Research reports that the SIMCom Cellular Module was ranked as No.2 in the worldwide market in 2008. SIMCom Wireless provides customized wireless modules in M2M, WLL, Mobile Computing, GPS and other applications.

About GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organizations. The GSMA is focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities for its membership, all with the end goal of driving the growth of the mobile communications industry.

Source: SIMCom Wireless Solutions Ltd