Wavecom extends Acal M2M deal to include U.K. - Embedded.com

Wavecom extends Acal M2M deal to include U.K.

LONDON — Wavecom and Acal Technology have expanded their business relationship with Acal becoming a distributor of Wavecom wireless solutions in the U.K.

Acal RF & Wireless (Wokingham, U.K.) has been appointed as a UK distributor by Wavecom (Issy-les-Moulineaux, France), for their entire range of machine-to-machine (M2M) and automotive communications products, including GSM/GPRS and Bluetooth modules. Acal will provide wireless communications modules for applications ranging from remote monitoring and signage to fleet management and telematics applications.

This agreement extends the existing distribution area between Acal and Wavecom, which already covers Scandinavia, to includes the U.K. and Ireland.

Steve Carr, Sales and Marketing Director at Acal Technology, said, “Machine-to-machine communications is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the industry, and Wavecom’s products are recognised for their high quality and technology leadership. Wavecom also complements a number of our existing product ranges, including microsystems, semiconductors and RF products.”

Felix Marchal, Director, Indirect Sales for Wavecom in Europe Middle-East and Africa, added, “Acal is one of the few distributors in the UK that is able to offer the necessary system knowledge and technical support that will help our customers bring products to market quickly and easily.”

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