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October 16th, 2011

KORE + Iridium... Blending In (M2M)

[SatNews] A new M2M network is bringing cell and sat services to global customers...

KORE has now made commercially available their KORE Global Connect™, an integrated worldwide M2M network delivering cellular and satellite services. Complementing the extensive KORE cellular data network, the satellite services from Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) now enable truly ubiquitous global coverage, ensuring reliable connectivity for critical M2M applications regardless of their physical location. Through the PRiSMPro™ management portal, KORE Global Connect provides M2M application providers with complete command of their M2M network and the devices that reside on it. KORE provides a single point of contact for billing, reporting, device management, troubleshooting and support. KORE Global Connect enables M2M application providers to more quickly activate and provision devices from any location, without the added costs or time-consuming management of international agreements. To deliver its M2M Global Connect services, KORE has partnered with leading satellite hardware and network services providers: Digi and Iridium. Digi’s dual-mode hybrid devices enable connectivity to the cellular network and the Iridium satellite network. With its advanced networking infrastructure, KORE M2M satellite services can now reach remote areas with unmatched reliability, enabling devices to seamlessly transfer data between cellular and satellite connections.