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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