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Vernetzte, smarte Geräte werden immer mehr zum Teil unseres Alltags.Wir sind stolz auf das gemeinsam lancierte #IoT/#M2M-Angebot von Digitec Galaxus. No frills, IoT/M2M Connectivity only! Let’s talk about it!— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 12. November 2018
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Zurich, 10/15/2018 – 1NCE, the provider of the world’s first IoT Device Lifetime Flatrate (powered by Deutsche Telekom) has announced a new partnership with Digital Republic, the Zurich-based specialist for the IoT and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications.
The new partnership will see the two companies work to simplify the IoT connectivity challenges and complexities that customers face. Digital Republic’s main focus is on helping customers to sustainably and successfully monetise their IoT applications through service-based and recurring business modles. 1NCE’s unique lifetime flat rate fee proposition of up to 500MB for ten years for a one-time fee of €10 will address the complexity and ensure predictable connectivity costs.
IoT Connectivity simplified to the max
“Customers who receive an offer for IoT connectivity are often overwhelmed by the complexity and the many conditions involved,” said Marco Arnold, the Co-Founder and Managing Directorof Digital Republic. “Very often they have to make commitments over several years in terms of quantity or minimum turnover – even if the deployment of new technologies over a longer time horizon is uncertain. With the 1NCE offer everything becomes much easier”.
“Our customers will be very pleased with the simplicity and transparency of the 1NCE proposition,” added Arnold. “The offer is clear, comprehensive and sustainable for our customers. Connectivity becomes calculable for the IoT application over its life cycle and 1NCE provides choice because it supports several technologies such as 2G, 3G as well as NB-IoT.”
Alexander Bufalino, the Chief Sales Officer of 1NCE, said: “Our offering is a total disruption of the existing IoT connectivity model. We’re IoT natives, our service is prepaid and offers the highest quality connectivity at the lowest price. Added to these attributes, we have state of the art management features through our in-house connectivity management platform which handles automated customer onboarding, the flat rate, lifetime contract and our multi-bearer SIM card that supports NB-IoT, LTE-M, 2G and 3G with full IoT roaming from Deutsche Telekom.”
Enabling recurring business models through better customer experience
Digital Republic helps customers to implement IoT-based and recurring business models. With its IoT Business Suite, the company enables implementation of service-based business models such as Product-as-a-Service, Feature-as-a-Service and Product-as-a-Point-of-Sales. It implements customer interactions, onboarding processes, provisioning, billing, rating and the distribution of revenues in complex business models.
“For us, IoT is not just a technical implementation of smart devices, it’s all about creating unique customer experiences,” said Arnold. “If real added value is created for the customer, the successful monetisation and realisation of new, recurring business models must be assured. The provider of IoT applications is then able to generate recurring revenues and stay in contact with the satisfied customer.”
For Bufalino, the new partnership will see customers of the companies served in Switzerland and Austria by professionals. “We’ll collaborate on joint marketing, identifying and qualifying new opportunities in selected industrial segments and to make 1NCE the new standard in IoT connectivity,” he said.
Plug-and-Play IoT Connectivity
Ali Soy, Co-Founder & Managing Director at Digital Republic added: “We focus in and above the application layer where end customer interaction, rating and billing are concerned. All too often we find that customers also have a need in other areas, especially for connectivity. The partnership with 1NCE enables us to generate comprehensive added value for our customers. With 1NCE’s offer, our customers’ IoT solutions become more competitive. The end customers naturally benefit from the better conditions and service 1NCE offers.”
“Of course, the price placement of the 1NCE offer is unbeatable, especially in Switzerland which has relatively high price levels,” Soy said. “However, simplicity also plays an important role. The offer is plug-and-play and our customers have less to worry about connectivity management. This simplifies rollouts and further reduces costs.”
More information can be found in the press release here
Connecting a device brings a potential for new recurring business models & services such as Feature & Add-on as a Service, Pay per Use and many other possibilities and combinations. Do you see further opportunities? Let's talk about! https://t.co/yyfnzNeAtM #IoT : #ThingsEconomy pic.twitter.com/maUO1E2VPJ— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 22. Mai 2018
Mason says the overall number of #IoT connections for #cellular (2G, 3G/4G & #5G) and #LPWA networks will reach 5.1 bn in 2026. Taking this into account, topics such as new IoT business models with #ThingsEconomy are becoming relevant. Let's talk about it!https://t.co/yEFKUeTEoS pic.twitter.com/TRdWYsBTVG— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 24. April 2018
Companies that use #IoT in novel ways to develop new business models or discover ways to monetise unique IoT data are likely to enjoy more sustainable benefits.— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 20. Februar 2018
Learn here how we can help to enhance the #ThingsEconomy in your industry: https://t.co/yyfnzNeAtM pic.twitter.com/qwW3BvYR0Q
New year, new website!— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 9. Januar 2018
We have been working very hard on our online presence for the last few weeks. Therefore we are very proud to present our new website.
We are looking forward to your reactions and feedback!
Happy new Year,
Your #DigitalRepublic Teamhttps://t.co/RU377ICxAY pic.twitter.com/9NzTcrZHBm
@DigitRep joins the .@1NCE3 revolution for flat fee IoT connectivity. 1NCE, the provider of the world’s first IoT Device Lifetime Flatrate (powered by DT) has announced a new partnership with Digital Republic. Read the full announcement here: https://t.co/fDOa0LxMUD— 1NCE (@1NCE3) 15. Oktober 2018
The beauty of the subscription world is the compounding nature of the relationships. You acquire a customer by offering a unique #IoT experience and as long as you and the customer agree on that value and service, they'll keep paying. Let's talk about it! https://t.co/yyfnzNeAtM pic.twitter.com/1hQDewT6J2— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 23. Mai 2018
#IoT Business Model 'Product as Point of Sales': Measuring the use of a device unveils knowledge of the need for complementary goods such as washing machine tablets, coffee capsules, tyres or even insurance... Discover your business model opportunities: https://t.co/jhF5A4181g pic.twitter.com/q9xtvSJT0J— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 22. Februar 2018
We can't be more thrilled to announce that we are now officially a Swisscom IoT partner. Looking forward to a successful bright future.@alisoy1502 @mararnx @rogerkaspar @M2M_in_Action @Swisscom_B2B_en #IoT #Swisscom pic.twitter.com/APONsc9AKM— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 24. November 2017
You may think about how to monetize the cellular connectivity in your smart device. Let's talk about!https://t.co/YBx2EV0E4o— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 2. Oktober 2017
#IoTSWC18 great event with lots of good talks and many new contacts. Thank you so much #ADVANTAGEAUSTRIA for the perfect organization and hospitality. See you next year! #Day3 : #IoTSWC : #Barcelona : #IoT : #ThingsEconomy : #M2M : #Retail : #SmartProducts : #SmartMeter pic.twitter.com/ONjjtFlWTZ— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 19. Oktober 2018
Our Co-Founder will be attending the #ConnectaBern with a workshop on '#IoT & how to successfully monetise it'. The Connecta Event focuses on exchanging ideas about new achievements in digitalisation.#eCommerce #PostFinance #diePost #ThingsEconomy #digitalcommerce #postschweiz pic.twitter.com/b40PyUCS1e— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 24. September 2018
#MWC18 is already over.... What will remain are many positive memories, the extraordinary organization and the many contacts with which we will undoubtedly maintain. Thank you Advantage #Austria for having us and see you next year again! pic.twitter.com/0O7UbV76nN— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 1. März 2018
It's overwhelming to meet so many companies that want to take their #IoT solution to the next level.— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 26. Februar 2018
Welcome at Digital Republic #MWC18 :#M2M : #ThingsEconomy - https://t.co/tNBmyNCt5R - meet us in Hall 8.1 - App Planet Stand 8.1B61 pic.twitter.com/S4pzDbeagT
Next week it's already time! We are happy to be among the leading #IoT companies. But in particular we are looking forward to meeting you! Register now for a personal appointment: https://t.co/5M53qC4sbn#Barcelona : #IoTSWC18 : #ThingsEconomy : #M2M : #Retail : #SmartProducts pic.twitter.com/4dUIRtUIVl— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 9. Oktober 2018
We are very excited to be among many experts at #smama Mobile Day in Rüschlikon to talk about the topic "Mobile context of IoT & recurring High Fives". We are looking forward to your participation.. Register here: https://t.co/8ia43xvHYm#IoT : #ThingsEconomy : #MobileBusiness pic.twitter.com/SgIIdOtqgb— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 15. März 2018
Mobile World Congress brings together industrial companies, technology experts, and decision-makers. We at Digital Republic are thrilled to announce our participation as an exhibitor at the Mobile World Congress this year.— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 7. Februar 2018
Let’s create a better future! Together! #MWC18 #Barcelona pic.twitter.com/p7UOOh11mV
At #MWC18, the following topics were strongly discussed: #5G #NBIoT #LoRa, #IoTCloud & many other important achievements in this area. #IoT will grow even faster over the next years. The topic of monetization is consequently becoming important. How's it for you? Let's talk about! pic.twitter.com/CsWjSQnBKH— Digital Republic (@DigitRep) 5. März 2018
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