M1 Limited (M1) today announced the launch of its advanced M2M (machine-to-machine) platform, M1 M2M Connect. Through M1 M2M Connect, corporate customers will be able to access, track and manage all their connected devices conveniently, from any authorised computer or mobile phone. They will also be able to set and change business rules, perform device troubleshooting and obtain detailed reporting of all M2M activities.
Additionally, M1 has partnered multiple technology providers, including Aerolion Technologies, Napier Healthcare Solutions, Quantum Inventions, and Parametric Technology to introduce customised solutions to meet the needs of Singapore’s transport, retail, healthcare, and security industries, and enable more customers to enjoy the benefits of a M2M rollout on Singapore’s fastest 4G network1.
According to a recent Forbes2 article, connected devices are expected to grow from 10 billion today to as many as 30 billion devices by 2020, deployed across homes, offices, and public spaces worldwide. At the M2M platform launch event today at the St. Regis Hotel for corporate customers, M1 and its partners demonstrated several innovative solutions, including smart healthcare monitoring solutions, and how security firms can deploy drones to stream real-time surveillance video over protected premises.
“Much has been made of the benefits of M2M and the Internet of Things. To make it even easier for our customers to leverage on M2M technology, we engaged them to understand their needs, and worked with our partners to develop and offer effective solutions that improve our customer’s productivity, lower their costs and help them tap on new market opportunities,” said Mr Willis Sim, Chief Product Development & Corporate Solutions Officer, M1.
“M1 is a leader in communications infrastructure and we are excited to be their strategic partner. Our relationship has been proven to be successful during the lab trials for the Smart Nation program. Consequently M1’s leading edge connectivity solutions form the backbone of our Home Care solution making it really affordable for our elderly population. Taking preventive healthcare one step forward, this solution provides the chronically ill with on-demand access to healthcare service providers who can help monitor and maintain their health,” said Mr Tirupathi Karthik, Chief Executive Officer, Napier Healthcare Solutions.
M1 is Singapore’s most vibrant and dynamic communications company, providing mobile and fixed services to over 2 million customers. Since the launch of commercial services in 1997, M1 has achieved many firsts, including the first operator to offer nationwide 4G service, as well as ultra high-speed fixed broadband, fixed voice and other services on the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (NGNBN). With a continual focus on network quality, customer service, value and innovation, M1 links anyone and anything; anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit