Cubic Telecom, driving the world forward with global connectivity solutions for leading automotive, PC and mobile brands, and Valid, one of the leading global providers of embedded security software products, today announced it is showcasing the Audi connect® solution with Automotive Embedded SIM Technology at Mobile World Congress which is taking place February 27 – March 2 in Barcelona, Spain.
Valid and Cubic Telecom currently supply the technology behind Audi connect® services in the newest Audi A3, A4, A5, Q2, Q5 and Q7 models released in 13 European countries. With Audi connect, Audi owners can enjoy high-quality, always-on infotainment connectivity along with access to competitive bundled connectivity plans including telematics, Wi-Fi hotspot services, personal apps, and much more.
“Audi has partnered with Cubic Telecom to seamlessly deliver its end-to-end, in-car connectivity solution throughout Europe” said Barry Napier, CEO of Cubic Telecom “In turn, Cubic selected Valid’s mioSIM® automotive embedded SIM as a reliable and secure SIM provider.”
“We are very proud to partner with Cubic Telecom, one of the world’s most successful and innovative IoT platform companies, especially within the connected car space” said Carlos Affonso D’Albuquerque, CEO of Valid. “With Valid’s mioSIM® automotive embedded SIM, we are enabling Cubic to deliver a truly unique in-car experience to Audi’s customers. This includes features like navigation, route guidance, information services, Wi-Fi hotspot services and much more.”
About Cubic Telecom
Cubic Telecom is a global connectivity platform company that offers flexible mobility solutions that power connectivity for leading Internet of things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M) and mobile device companies across the globe. The company enables users to offer not just products, but post-sale services – building a lasting and ongoing relationship with end-users. Providing connectivity in over 180 countries; the most robust network, device and retail partnerships worldwide; and flexible over-the-air (OTA) device management; Cubic Telecom enables global scalability with local connectivity anytime, anywhere. Based in Dublin, Ireland, Cubic Telecom’s partners and customers include some of the world’s leading Fortune 100 tablet and notebook manufacturers, retailers, and M2M and automotive companies. The company was founded in 2006 and is privately held, having raised more than $37 million in strategic investments from Audi, Qualcomm, Sierra Wireless, and others. For more information, visit www.cubictelecom.com.
Valid (BM&FBOVESPA: VLID3 ON), is a global technology provider for the identification, mobile and financial markets. Headquartered in Brazil, the company delivers or operate integrated and personalized secure solutions to governmental and private-owned organizations around the world, for mobile networks connectivity, financial transactions, digital signature, personal identification and secured data management around the world. With a versatile community of 7,000 employees, and a market value of approximately R$ 1.6 billion, Valid has accompanied and supported its customers throughout major technological evolutions over its 60th years of existence. To discover more, please visit www.valid.com.