Three is ramping up its drive into wholesale teaming up with M2M specialist Mobius.
Under the deal Three Wholesale will power the retail and hospitality trade’s secure connected devices.
Mobius will use Three’s network to connect NFC and contactless payment terminals which will be used to process customers’ orders and transactions. The network will also be used to back up fixed-line data connections during outages.
Wholesale director Lynda Burton (pictured) said: ‘The M2M market is going ultrafast. Businesses are seeking longevity in their connectivity solutions, speeds that often exceed local fixed-lines and tariffs that support large data consumption.’
Douglas Gilmour, Mobious MD, said: ‘The latest connected devices face a serious threat from hackers and criminals. It is therefore important to make sure retailers and restaurants use a secure service to protect their customers’ data.
'A fast, reliable data network is required for this which is why we partnered with Three. I look forward to working closely with Three to provide the latest data devices.’
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