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Transatel selects Optus for Australia IoT push

December 03, 2018 / Joseph Waring

Optus announced Transatel, a leading European mobile virtual network enabler, appointed the operator’s wholesale unit as its exclusive network partner for the launch of IoT services in Australia. Under the three-year agreement, Transatel will offer inbound data roaming to its customers’ end-users in Australia using the operator’s mobile network. Optus Wholesale will also provide operational and business support. In a statement, Optus said the agreement is the first of its kind for its wholesale unit and “represents a major step forward in the evolution of Optus Wholesale IoT product suite”. John Castro, acting MD of Optus Wholesale and Satellite, said the agreement “provides a foundation for global connectivity in Australia, helping industries and consumers capitalise on the growing IoT market”.