Umniah Company, which is a leading Telecom Services Provider in Jordan, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC), based at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), in a move to strengthen its commitment towards enhancing its business incubator, The Tank, and to provide high quality Internet of Things (IoT) based solutions and platforms.
The MoU was signed by Umniah’s CEO Ziad Shattara, and QMIC’s CEO Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, in the presence of a number of officials from both sides.
The MoU will allow The Tank incubator program of Umniah to take advantage of Labeeb-IoT & other Cloud Computing platforms across multiple domains, as well as conduct extensive training sessions for startups and business leaders benefiting from the incubator program. Labeeb-IoT is one of the first comprehensive IoT platforms developed in the region and was launched by QMIC in 2016 and is gaining market acceptance regionally and globally. The Labeeb IoT platform will make it easier and faster for Entrepreneurs and Enterprises to develop and deploy IoT solutions and services. The platform collects various data from sensors and enables users to conduct actions and develop services based on sensor data. Start-ups and entrepreneurs can benefit from the services offered by the platform in healthcare, transportation, in addition to smart homes and cities, smart energy management, agriculture and industry.
Commenting on the partnership, Umniah’s CEO Ziad Shattara said: “The Umniah’s incubator program has held many partnerships with international business accelerators and other incubators to create the conditions for Jordanian start-ups and entrepreneurs to learn about Internet of Things technologies, help them develop IoT services and solutions as well as create an environment to support their innovations.”
As for QMIC CEO, Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya commented: “As a leading digital innovations center in the region, QMIC is always seeking to leverage its expertise in building digital platforms and solutions to enable smart living and facilitate the creation of knowledge-based economies. We are proud of this strategic partnership with an established telecom operator like Umniah and we look forward to seeing tangible progress through delivering comprehensive Internet of Things based solutions across various sectors.”
“We are proud to partner with Qatar Mobility Innovations Center, which is one of the leaders in Internet of Things solutions and platforms, and we hope that our partnership will expand in the near future to serve the interests of Jordanian start-ups and entrepreneurs in the Kingdom.” Shattara added.
Doha: In an effort to extend its commitment to providing the best services and solutions in the field of Internet of Things (IoT), Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with International French-based technology provider Sagemcom. This MoU sets forth an elaborative framework of co-operation between the two entities to deliver comprehensive IoT solutions on a global scale, take advantage of QMIC’s comprehensive Labeeb IoT platform across multiple domains, and utilize Sagemcom extensive Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) IoT portfolio of LoRaWAN™ solutions, branded under SICONIA™, such as multi-sensors devices, Gateways, network server, and Geolocation solver, to name a few.
Through a combination of efforts that will leverage the technical strength and business outreach of both parties, the technologies and solutions produced as a result of this partnership will be delivered globally with a focus on the MENA and Eastern European regions. A key aspect of this agreement will be the utilization of QMIC’s comprehensive Labeeb IoT platform and other IoT vertical solutions across various domains and sector like transportation, , asset management, tracking, smart cities, and others. This comes hand-in-hand with the benefits and additional value provided by Sagemcom’s wide array of Carrier Class IoT solutions
QMIC has been deeply involved in shaping the local and regional IoT market over the past years. Due to its expertise across different sectors and fields. Labeeb IoT, in specific, serves as an innovative IoT platform for entrepreneurs, enterprises and cities, the first of its kind in the Middle East. It already delivers several applications targeting Smart Cities and Industrial IoT segments.Sagemcom is an innovative and well-recognized international leader in the industrial Smart City, and Smart Nation market, thanks to its combination of Smart Metering, Smart Infrastructure solutions, and its full end-to-end IoT Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) products portfolio, ranging from infrastructure solutions, such as Carrier-Grade Gateways enabled for Geolocation, LoRa™ Network Server (LNS), Geolocation Solver, in addition to small and cost efficient Multi-usage IoT devices.
The MoU was signed by Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, Executive Director (CEO) of QMIC, and Eric Rieul, CEO of Sagemcom Energy & Telecom SAS.On this occasion, Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya commented “QMIC was founded with the goal of using digital innovations to enable smart living. Establishing partnerships with key global entities like Sagemcom is a critical step towards achieving our goal at global scale. As the first pure-play IoT technology enterprise in the MENA region, we look forward to combining our knowledge and leading digital platforms with Sagemcom’s innovative products to deliver end-to-end IoT solutions that can address pressing challenges and problems in different market domains.”
“This promising collaboration reinforces Sagemcom’s vision and strategy of the LPWAN IoT for addressing MENA region, enabling fast, flexible and cost efficient deployments on many different industrial market verticals. Tightening partnership with such well recognized institution as QMIC is part of our strategy for strengthening our footprint in Middle-east, by listening and adapting to the local needs.” says Eric Rieul, CEO of Sagemcom Energy & Telecom.
QMIC and Sagemcom will work hand-in-hand through utilizing their expertise in the field of IoT. Labeeb IoT supported by Sagemcom’s leading technology will establish an unprecedented advancement towards reaching and establishing global platforms and solutions. Moreover, both entities will play their part in enhancing and assisting the development of the IoT environment by supporting and engaging with IoT-focused bodies, innovation hubs and entrepreneurs’ communities as well as others who are interested in this rapidly growing field.
The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) is the first independent innovations center in the region with a focus on developing and deploying smart mobility systems and services. QMIC’s main goal is to use locally engineered innovations and knowledge to create technology-based industries that address regional challenges and grow with mega projects in Qatar and the region. Since 2009, and through its focus, on distributed sensing, data collection & management, services creation and delivery, QMIC is becoming a national leader in the area of Internet of Things (IoT). In particular, QMIC has been leading in delivering IoT platforms, and IoT solutions and services in vertical domains including Intelligent Transport, Logistics & Telematics, Road Safety and Environment. Through its offices at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), QMIC is working closely with key national partners and stakeholders to realize a market-focused innovations ecosystem in Qatar.
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A French high-tech group of international dimensions, Sagemcom operates on the broadband (digital home, set-top boxes, Internet routers, telephony and multimedia terminals), smart city (smart meter, smart grid, smart infra, smart sites and smart services), and Internet of Things markets.
With revenue of around 1.8 billion euros, Sagemcom employs 4000 people on five continents and ships every year more than 30 million terminals. Sagemcom aims to remain a world leader in communicating terminals with high added value.
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