Vodacom has launched a range of internet of things products that will enable customers to connect and monitor their compatible home and leisure iot devices to the vodacom dedicated global iot network using a dedicated iot v-sim.
The dedicated consumer iot sim or “v-sim” is provided with all cellular v by vodacom devices and sold at vodacom stores.
It can also be purchased on their own as sim-only subscriptions for those customers who want to connect their existing consumer iot devices.
Quoting the executive head of consumer iot at vodacom, saloshni muthal
“The risks to the safety and security of our homes and family members are something we all worry about daily and want to ensure that with v by vodacom, south africa’s leading mobile network operator is able to empower customers to keep track of the things they love.
In this way, vodacom remains committed to transforming the lives of all citizens via the application of new and innovative technologies.”
The smartphone app, “v by vodafone” provides customers with a single, intuitive overview of its products and sim.
Also, only iot subscriptions registered to their account and there is a fixed monthly price plan for each product connected by a v-sim.
Vodacom intends to use iot as a purposeful tool to address locally relevant consumer needs. v by vodacom, as a product suite is expected to drive up the use of iot in the country, enabling vodacom to connect millions of south africans for a better future.