Telit Wireless Solutions, Inc., the U.S.-based mobile technology arm of Telit Communications (Trieste, Italy), announced on Wednesday that Direct Communication Solutions (DCS) (Coral Springs, Fla., U.S.A.), a provider of voice messaging equipment and services, has signed a distribution agreement with Telit following its acquisition of Motorola's M2M unit.
DCS will offer Telit's full line of embedded M2M modules as well as logistics, support and data connectivity services for M2M application developers and end users across vertical markets, including wireless point-of-sale, telematics and healthcare, according to Telit.
Telit's full M2M product line, including GSM/GPRS, UMTS/HSPA, CDMA, and short-range RF modules, will be available to application developers through DCS sales and support channels, says the company.
The Telit, DCS distribution agreement comes after Telit’s acquisition of Motorola’s M2M unit, which was finalized on March 1, 2011. Under this acquisition, Telit has purchased Motorola’s M2M modules line of products. DCS will also distribute these former Motorola-branded modules as the company maintains the C24, G24, G30 and H24 product families.
In June, DCS also announced a partnership with RACO Wireless to provide a complete M2M package for vertical application developers. Under the agreement, RACO and DCS provide M2M solutions that include connectivity, airtime, rate plans, devices and SIM management for multiple vertical industries.