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Cartrack selects ORBCOMM for satellite data communication services
[June 11, 2013]

Cartrack selects ORBCOMM for satellite data communication services

Jun 11, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- Cartrack Pty Ltd., a vehicle tracking and logistics company, has selected ORBCOMM Inc., a provider of machine-to-machine, or M2M, solutions, to provide satellite data communication services to extend its current range of GSM logistics and telematics solutions.

Cartrack, will use ORBCOMM's satellite network to track and monitor the location, routes and status of its vehicles in near-real-time, ORBCOMM said.

"Cartrack's agreement with ORBCOMM further demonstrates our commitment to the African market and our industry leadership as the top choice for wireless M2M services," said Christian Allred, ORBCOMM's Senior vice president of International.

"With the growing importance of cost-effective, reliable connectivity in powering M2M applications, ORBCOMM will play a pivotal role in the successful implementation of Cartrack's telematics solution. In addition, ORBCOMM's recent installation of key ground infrastructure in South Africa will provide even greater network availability and geographic coverage for the Sub-Saharan countries." "Cartrack's vehicle telematics services require a high standard of performance, quality and geographic reach, and ORBCOMM meets this need with ubiquitous global coverage, reliability and integrated M2M services," said John Edmeston, Cartrack's Managing Director. "We are very pleased with the positive response from our dealer network, which is very excited to offer our costeffective tracking and monitoring applications to the African market." Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shall not be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon

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