Choosing the right connectivity partner is critical for Solution and IoT providers. Without the right IoT connectivity partner, solution providers and IoT resellers may struggle to deliver streamlined connectivity services at an affordable cost. Additional connectivity services that add value to IoT solutions include IoT & M2M, Voice, Static IP, International, Mobile internet and Data .
Working with numerous vendors risks delivering poor customer experience. Working with a strong IoT connectivity partner helps to ensure reliable connectivity and lower costs. Use one platform for different plans and services.
By working with an IoT connectivity partner, solution providers can:
- Increase the value of their product offering with a variety of connectivity services.
- Simplify the management of plans to increase efficiency.
- Increase profitability and scalability with flexible pricing options.
- Gain access to the latest IoT technology.
- Leverage support from dedicated connectivity specialists.
- Utilize third-party hardware which partners may have more access to.
Finding a reliable IoT connectivity partner can help set solution providers up for scalable growth and drive business success. To choose the best IoT connectivity partner, here are some key factors to consider:
Things to Consider When Choosing an IoT Connectivity Partner
1. Connectivity Requirements
Every industry has specific connectivity requirements that are solved with a given set of plans. As businesses work to stay connected, determining which plans are most beneficial for a given industry is paramount.
For example, manufacturers may require connectivity services with dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) plans that can help manage material logistics and delivery. Retail institutions may require a failover plan that keeps their Point of Sale running around the clock without disruptions.
Solutions providers need to determine all of their client’s business requirements and the right connectivity service option. Finding a flexible partner who can provide a range of connectivity services is a critical factor.It can even lead to a competitive advantage over other similar solution providers.
As businesses grow solution providers must be able to scale their offerings without creating an additional burden on IoT management. A dependable IoT connectivity partner helps providers scale their services without sacrificing functionality or security.
As businesses consume more data across more devices, IoT platforms, like CAMP™, can help simplify IoT connectivity management. This allows solution providers to efficiently manage data plans and scale. Features such as Future ticketing allows solution providers to avoid costly mistakes. It is critical that your platform allows you to instantly activate, suspend and restore services. Usage and Roaming alerts help keep costs down and give an early warning.
3. End to End Solutions
Rather than working with multiple vendors, businesses understand the value in services managed by a single provider. Solution providers seeking to solve those business needs must provide complete IoT solutions that include additional connectivity services.
To accomplish this, it is necessary to have an IoT connectivity partner with a flexible variety of services including hardware. One that can deliver a seamless user experience as well as ease the wireless management process for providers.
Providers can’t know what their clients’ future plans hold. They must have an IoT connectivity partner, who can provide the most flexible rates and services without sacrificing connectivity quality. This ensures a smooth transition when the business changes . Custom rate plans allow providers to pay for connectivity services without wastage. Pooled plans is a great way to avoid excess charges.
Getting stuck with a poor vendor that doesn’t meet their clients changing needs will eventually become costly and time-consuming, ultimately stunting business growth and their margins. That’s why it is important to carefully decide on the right IoT connectivity partner that is invested in your business’s success.
Choice Business Connections offers Overage Free and Pooled plans for Voice, Data, Failover, IoT, NB-IoT, International, and M2M connectivity. We use T-Mobile ,America’s fastest growing 4G LTE Network. Our reliable wireless connectivity services add additional value to solutions with the most aggressive IoT rate plans in the industry.
Talk to our connectivity experts to learn how Choice can increase your solution profitability and work with you to deliver seamless connectivity.