Be prepared for 2G M2M devices falling silent in Australia

Companies using old 2G M2M devices such as vehicle tracking, security alarms and vending machines will see their hardware fall silent once the 2G GSM networks finally shut down in 2017.

Vodafone Australia has now announced it will be shutting down its 2G GSM network on 30th September 2017, which means 2G M2M devices in Australia will no longer work.  Telstra will shut down their’s on December 1st 2016, and Optus on 1st April 2017.

Upgrading to 3G/4G IoT devices is now the only solution, so it is very important to contact a 3G/4G LTE device vendor to source alternatives to old 2G M2M devices.

How to keep your 3G/4G IoT devices connected with Multi-Network Roaming

JT M2M has the solution for its customers in Australia to help maintain the strongest 3G signal by utilising Vodafone Australia, Telstra and Optus network coverage on just one SIM card, and very soon 4G LTE coverage will be available.

JT M2M helps to eliminate mobile “not-spots,” or zones where there is very poor or no coverage at all, hence resolving the problem facing Australian businesses today.

Benefits of JT M2M and IoT in Australia

  • Australia roaming with the Multi-network data coverage
  • One SIM card that connects to Vodafone Australia, Optus and Telstra
  • 2G, 3G and 4G LTE data SIM
  • IoT platform real time data SIM network management with deep network control and visibility
  • Detect faults faster and eliminate downtime
  • Respond quicker and more efficiently
  • Enabling Static IP onto your M2M roaming SIMs for secure two-way connectivity with IP VPN
  • Fixed Public IP SIMs that allows users to connect IoT devices from anywhere without a VPN

Whatever your M2M wireless applications may be, our M2M solution will transform your security, surveillance, billing and servicing requirements.

About JT M2M 

JT are a world class, Tier 1, global communications provider of a full suite of managed products and services. With over 120 years’ experience in telecommunications we are dedicated to delivering world-class services. JT delivers managed network solutions to some of the world’s biggest banks and consumer goods firms like HSBC, RBSI and Kraft.

Our M2M SIMs have been designed with an unique Managed M2M Connectivity platform from the SIM up. Our solution provides true global open roaming, eliminating every possible point of failure for your IoT devices.

JT M2M SIMs are designed with no additional software to get in the way and delay connection. No PLMN lists, no JAVA code, no Multi-IMSI code to confuse devices. Plus we allow free hopping between all the networks available in a particular country, with dynamic IP address, fixed IP or IP SEC VPN .  JT’s network core is geo-redundant and connects to the world through France and the UK.

With 600 Direct Roaming Partners, only JT can deliver global 2G, 3G and 4G LTE multi-network M2M SIM solution competitively priced with great service.

To find out how to get connected please contact us to discuss the unique requirements of your business, so that we can develop your Australia Roaming solution.

Please call +44 (0)1534 882 882 and ask for the M2M team or request a call back.

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