Vodafone UK have signed a 10 year extension to their existing deal with CSL Dualcom to provide a Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity platform. CSL manage the connectivity of more than 400,000 connected devices in residential and commercial buildings across Europe. The new deal will extend a 20 year relationship and will see Vodafone IoT supplying managed connectivity to CSL through the Vodafone Managed IoT Connectivity Platform.
Head of Vodafone IoT for Northern Europe, Cyril Deschanel, stated that: “Vodafone is delighted to be working with CSL. We have a strong, long-established relationship with CSL and this latest venture really cements our partnership. It’s a great investment and example of how we can provide mission-critical level connectivity for the alarm security sector through the capabilities we now offer via our network.”
MD of CSL Ed Heale added that, “We are adding 6,000 connections to our base a month, all of which provide complete end-to-end connectivity solutions for security, fire, health and other mission critical IoT applications. By extending our partnership with Vodafone, we have the expertise of a total communications provider that recognises the importance of maintaining investment into critical network services and is able to support our growing service and IoT needs.”