Monnit and U.S. Cellular Partner to Offer Connected Monitoring Solutions
PRESS RELEASE – Mobile Marketing News
Monnit Corporation and U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM), today announced a new collaboration to deliver low-cost, cellular connected, business monitoring solutions. Under the partnership, U.S. Cellular will deliver Monnit’s portfolio of over 48 different types of low-cost, cellular-connected wireless sensors and monitoring solutions designed to remotely monitor business facilities, processes and activities in real-time.
Wireless sensors monitor various functions critical to business operation, including temperature, humidity, access, motion, water, light, voltage, vibration and much more. The sensors connect to the iMonnit online monitoring system via cellular-connected gateways designed to work with U.S. Cellular’s wireless network. U.S. Cellular customers now have access to a complete wireless sensing and monitoring solution, designed to keep track of critical functions, helping to ensure efficiency, maintain business operations, increase productivity and ensure security while increasing on-the-job safety.
Monnit’s wireless sensing solutions paired with U.S. Cellular’s wireless network allow for instant creation of remote monitoring systems at offices, retail locations or other remote operations—this provides new levels of business awareness while avoiding the cost and time required to install traditional wired systems, said Brad Walters, CEO of Monnit Corporation. We are excited to partner with U.S. Cellular and provide their customers with an affordable and practical business monitoring solution. Our goal is to make affordable and reliable business monitoring readily available, so a partnership with U.S. Cellular is a great fit.
Features of Monnit remote monitoring solutions:
- Cellular gateways connect to online monitoring software via U.S. Cellular network.
- Wireless sensors communicate with gateways up to 300 feet away (non-line-of-sight).
- Over 48 unique sensor types are currently available in commercial (coin cell and AA battery powered) or industrial (weather/dust proof) platforms.
- Automated notifications via text message, email or voice call based on sensor readings.
- Wireless sensors are optimized for long battery life (up to 2 years with coin cell or 5 years with AA batteries).
No matter the size of your business, U.S. Cellular and Monnit provide solutions to keep business operations connected, said Scott Scheuber, Director of Product Management for U.S. Cellular. Combining U.S. Cellular’s award-winning wireless network with Monnit’s wireless sensors and online monitoring system creates an extremely reliable and flexible solution for remotely monitoring and tracking business-critical applications, freeing up valuable time and resources. Business owners and operations managers will feel more confident in their ability to streamline business processes and gain access to information they previously didn’t have.
About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial, industrial and consumer markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are designed to be easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities around a variety of variables (i.e. temperature, motion, humidity, vibration, etc.) and receive alerts based on user defined conditions.
About US Cellular:
U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by a high-quality network in big and small cities and rural communities. Currently, 94 percent of U.S. Cellular customers have access to 4G LTE speeds, and 98 percent will have access by the end of 2015. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Champion in 2014 for the third time in four years. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com.