Brussels, April 18th, 2023 // MVNO Europe is pleased to welcome emnify as its newest member. emnify operates a global network for IoT connectivity, enabling devices to connect to over 540 cellular networks in more than 180 countries.
emnify’s IoT Supernetwork is the largest globally distributed mobile cloud core network of its kind, supporting local network access (2G – 5G, LTE-M, NB-IoT) in over 180 countries. emnify provides innovative IoT cellular solutions for all industries, from smart energy and agriculture applications to facility and transport fleet management, in an agile and integrated way.
Alexander Schebler, co-founder and VP for Network Access at emnify, expressed the company’s enthusiasm for joining the association “to advocate for policies that will facilitate innovative IoT solutions for the benefit of EU businesses and consumers. This is especially important when it comes to the EU roaming regulation and its approach to cellular IoT device connectivity. We believe that our unique perspective as an MVNO with global activities can contribute significantly to the association’s goals.”
All members of MVNO Europe are thrilled to welcome the new member. Jacques Bonifay, President of MVNO Europe, said: “We are delighted to welcome emnify, a company that demonstrates the success and innovative solutions that MVNOs are developing in the IoT market. IoT MVNOs bring innovation and competition to the European Single Market, benefiting consumers and businesses.”
emnify is the leading cloud building block for cellular communications in the IoT stack, connecting millions of IoT devices globally – from electric vehicles to energy meters, alarm systems to GPS trackers, thermometers to health wearables. The emnify API and SIM technology connect and secure any kind of IoT deployment to its application back-end. emnify’s cloud-native integrations and no-code workflows ensure seamless lifecycle scalability for deployments of all sizes – from local start-up to global enterprise. The award-winning emnify IoT SuperNetwork is the largest globally distributed mobile cloud core network of its kind, supporting local network access (2G – 5G, LTE-M, NB-IoT and soon satellite) in over 180 countries from more than 25 cloud regions – and counting. emnify’s solution is built on partnerships with the leading hyperscale cloud service providers, system integrators, and hundreds of radio network operators worldwide.
About MVNO Europe
Created in 2012, MVNO Europe represents the interests of Mobile Virtual Network Operators active on European mobile and Internet of Things markets, and that have negotiated wholesale access to the networks of host Mobile Network Operators (MNOs).
MVNO Europe gathers various type of business models addressing retail consumers, business users, the public sector, machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT). The goal of MVNO Europe is to create a more openly accessible market for all MVNOs so that they can better contribute to the growth of the fast-moving mobile communications sector, further ensure that consumers as well as business users have a wider range of diversified services to choose from and to, finally, boost competition on the retail mobile market to their benefit. Our members believe that MVNOs can stimulate innovation in the telecom sector.