Vodafone Business Nigeria has introduced a new product, Machine-2-Machine Solution to the Nigerian market. This is aimed at optimizing financial and retail services, for organizations that provide those services via networks. The solution is dual-SIM enabled, useful for ATMs, Point-of-Sales devices and some other applications.
Speaking on the new M2M solution, Vodacom Business Nigeria Product Manager, Abu Etu said, “Our solutions are built on a secure network and all transactions are encrypted over the Vodacom MPLS network. We have put in place IPSEC tunneling, private APNs, SIM authentication and a host of security measures to provide much needed peace of mind.”
He continued, “Vodacom’s M2M solutions are able to offer connectivity in commercial districts and remote locations across all 36 states of Nigeria. Using our extensive countrywide network and leveraging the reach of the GSM data networks do this. At 99 per cent guaranteed availability, Vodacom’s M2M Solutions offer businesses the ability to improve service delivery and increase their competitive advantage. What’s more, M2M solutions are highly cost effective and offer real-time monitoring. They provide the customer with direct visibility of the usage and availability statistics of their devices.”