Trimble to Deliver Wireless Fleet Management Services with Microcell's Wholesale GSM/GPRS
Trimble and Microcell Connexions Inc. have concluded a wholesale agreement that enables Trimble to offer wireless fleet and mobile resource management services in the U.S. and Canada. Under the agreement, Microcell will provide Trimble with wireless connectivity to its GSM/GPRS network in Canada and in the U.S. through T-Mobile USA, Inc., Microcell’s roaming partner. With the benefits of "always-on" high-capacity wireless General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) data capabilities, Trimble says its Telvisant Mobile Resource Management (MRM) system offers real-time asset tracking and monitoring for businesses and government agencies in the U.S. and Canada. The Telvisant system is designed to meet the needs of a broad range of users, including ready-mix concrete producers, utilities and telecommunications companies, government agencies, rental fleet owners, heavy equipment operators, transportation and logistics providers, and field service and repair companies.