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SmartCIC Partners with BICS to Expand the Reach of its CELLSMART Intelligent Cellular Platform

CELLSMART enables the deployment of fixed wireless services for enterprises in 10 days or less and will use this strategic partnership to grow its roaming capabilities

Cannes, France, 10 May 2022 – SmartCIC, a global managed service provider, has partnered with international communications enabler BICS to increase choice for enterprises deploying fixed wireless services. The partnership with BICS expands the existing carrier relationships for SmartCIC’s CELLSMART platform and enables customers to benefit from direct connectivity to world-leading mobile network operators. Through CELLSMART, enterprises can deploy cellular solutions that have the freedom to roam across networks globally, enabling them to benefit from the best performing network in any given location.

CELLSMART is powered by SmartCIC and has been designed to enable enterprise customers to rapidly roll out cellular solutions and benefit from new intelligence-driven mobile deployments. It analyses local mobile network performance and provides insights and recommendations for optimising enterprise applications. CELLSMART’s solutions are built using leading technology partners and supported by over 25,000 engineers in 200 countries around the world.

“The partnership with BICS is a tremendous milestone for SmartCIC. We see an opportunity to use our engineering heritage and network expertise enabling more enterprises to benefit from the agility and flexibility that cellular can bring to their businesses. Together with BICS, we are increasing options for enterprises to switch between more MNOs across a global footprint. This intelligence-driven, optimised network performance means they benefit from enterprise-capable fixed wireless internet connectivity,” said Toby Forman, CEO at SmartCIC. “CELLSMART is bringing new speed and intelligence to mobile deployments and making it simpler for enterprises to use cellular solutions to support their operations.”

As a leading international communications enabler, BICS is connecting the world by creating reliable and secure mobile experiences anytime, anywhere. BICS’ global network connects more than 700 mobile network operators across 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G and Nb-IoT. Its network ecosystem connects over 5 billion consumers and 150 million IoT devices around the world. This global footprint expands SmartCIC’s existing carrier relationships giving users the flexibility to switch to more carriers and deliver the best network performance across fixed wireless services.

“Seamless global connectivity is becoming increasingly important to enterprises and will be the driver for growth in our digital age” said Luc Vidal-Madjar, Head of IoT at BICS. “By working with BICS, SmartCIC can offer its CELLSMART customers unrivalled global connectivity and choice, ensuring barriers to deploying mobile technology are removed and customers can instead focus on innovation.”

CELLSMART provides the end-to-end planning, network selection, routing and backhaul solutions, equipment deployment, management, monitoring and support for enterprise fixed wireless networks. It supports the deployment of 5G networking and has recently achieved 5G certification from Cradlepoint, a global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions.

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SmartCIC Partners with BICS to Expand the Reach of  its CELLSMART Intelligent Cellular Platform
SmartCIC Achieves Cradlepoint 5G Certification as it Ramps Up Fixed Wireless Solutions for Carriers and Enterprises

The France headquartered managed service provider is enabling more organisations to rapidly roll-out 5G networks and maximise application performance

Cannes, France, 19 April 2022 – SmartCIC, a global managed service provider, has been awarded 5G certification by Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions. The certification allows the company to procure, install and support the complete Cradlepoint 5G solutions portfolio.

“As one of our key strategic technology partners for our cellular solutions we are delighted to have become officially certified by Cradlepoint for 5G,” said Toby Forman, CEO at SmartCIC. “We have been active in the space delivering standalone services or as part of an integrated solutions for over 10 years and this latest certification by Cradlepoint will allow us to strengthen our 5G fixed wireless service offering to carriers and enterprise customers.”

Headquartered in Cannes, France SmartCIC is trusted by Tier 1 and Fortune 500, FTSE 100 enterprises around the globe to deliver business critical solutions. Through its network of over 1000 fixed line and mobile carriers and 25,000 field engineers SmartCIC delivers smart connectivity and field services anywhere in the world.

“Cradlepoint is committed to leading the evolution of Wireless WAN and 5G and is both the first and best choice for customers in this space. Our reseller, service provider, and technology partners play a crucial role in this mission,” said Eric Purcell, senior vice president of global partner sales at Cradlepoint. “The addition of SmartCIC to our 5G for Enterprise Branch Specialization program is another important step in leading the path to 5G for business.”

With carrier focus on rolling out 5G networks in its core markets, SmartCIC is increasing its efforts in assisting enterprise take advantage of wireless WAN through its intelligence driven solutions.

Cradlepoint enables the freedom to connect people, places, and things that drive more experiences, more ways to work, and better business results, anywhere. The company is a pioneer in Wireless WAN, offering advanced 4G LTE and 5G routers and adapters, controlled through Cradlepoint NetCloudTM. Cradlepoint is a subsidiary of Ericsson’s Business Area Technologies and New Businesses division.
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SmartCIC Achieves Cradlepoint 5G Certification as it Ramps Up Fixed Wireless Solutions for Carriers and Enterprises