Sprint(NYSE: S) has received the 2014 Compass Intelligence A-List in M2M Award forits Sprint VelocitySMsolution, winning in the Enabling Software or Technology for Automotivecategory.
SprintVelocity helps automakers around the world develop and market totallycustomized connected services for their cars and passenger trucks. Connectedcar services enabled by Sprint Velocity can include infotainment features suchas music, news, weather and sports, Wi-Fi connections for mobile devices,security, navigation, emergency services and engine diagnostics.
â€œThe CompassIntelligence A-List award is a tremendous honor and validation for SprintVelocity,â€ said Matt Carter, president, Sprint Enterprise Solutions. â€œSprintVelocity helps automakers increase revenues and strengthen customer loyalty byproviding a unique combination of telematics integration and consumermarketing. Our vision is to make in-vehicle connectivity as simple, intuitiveand appealing as smartphones and tablets, and unique to each automotive brand.â€
The A-Listawards are judged by a panel of more than 20 industry analysts and journalistscovering M2M (Machine to Machine). The panel includes representatives fromCompass Intelligence, Computer World, Creative Strategies, Frost &Sullivan, Gartner Group, Heavy Reading, IDC, I.H.S, Ovum, TMC, Yankee Group andother leading technology observers. Compass Intelligence announced the 2014A-List in M2M awards on Jan. 8 during the Consumer Electronics Show in LasVegas, Nev.
Sprintdesigned Sprint Velocity as a comprehensive technical, ecosystem and marketingsolution for vehicle manufacturers around the world. The solution features anintegrated set of capabilities that encompass telematics, ecosystem developmentand management, connected transportation, consumer relationship marketing andadvanced global network connectivity.
Introducedin November 2012, Sprint Velocity continues to innovate, including the debut ofits SprintVelocity Connect capabilities at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. SprintVelocity Connect is an expanded capability that supports additional hardware onthe Sprint Velocity platform, including TCUs (Telematics Control Units), OBD-II(On-Board Diagnostic) devices and embedded in-dash head units.
Sprint (NYSE:S) offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wirelinecommunications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers,businesses and government users. Sprint served more than 54 million customersat the end of the third quarter of 2013 and is widely recognized fordeveloping, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including thefirst wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States;offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brandsincluding Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instantnational and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as themost improved company in customer satisfaction, across all 47 industries,during the last five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.