— Partnership geared to boost adoption of M2M products and solutions —
—Axesstel Home Alert products to be made available through Deutsche Telekom's M2M channels —
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Axesstel (OTCQB:AXST) announced it has recently signed a partnership with Deutsche Telekom. As part of the agreement, Axesstel became a partner on Deutsche Telekom's M2M Marketplace. Telekom's Marketplace, located at https://marketplace.m2m.telekom.com/, is an e-commerce platform dedicated to promoting solution business in the booming M2M market. Through the partnership, Axesstel is provided with an expanded global presence and innovative tools to establish new business opportunities. Axesstel has launched a new line of Home Alert affordable Wireless Alert Systems that enable network operators to offer new products to their entire subscriber base as well as new subscribers. The Axesstel Home Alert products incorporate voice and broadband access capabilities with security functionality. These product offerings integrate Axesstel's wire-line replacement terminals and 4G gateways with connected home management applications, and will be made available through Deutsche Telekom's global network at https://partner.m2m.telekom.com/int_solution-details.dtag?sid=455.
Clark Hickock, Chief Executive Officer of Axesstel, stated, "This agreement is a significant step in our efforts to grow our M2M platform business and establish firm relationships with integrators and telecommunications companies worldwide. This is a strategic move as we strive to become the device partner of choice for the connected home by offering simple scalable products that can be differentiated to each partner's needs and requirements."
Markus Breitbach, Head of Sales Deutsche Telekom M2M, commented, "For Deutsche Telekom partnerships in the M2M area are important to provide solutions in the many different industries. Therefore, we are happy to add Axesstel's products to our M2M Marketplace providing easy access globally."
The Axesstel Home Alert products are affordable, easy to install and configure connected home solutions. For security they provide wireless alert notification via call or SMS to pre-assigned numbers when a sensor is triggered. An emergency backup battery provides continued functionality in the event of a power outage. Arming and disarming of the system is accomplished by keypad, keyfob remote control or smartphone apps.
Advanced models of the Axesstel Home Alert are configurable with up to 200 sensors including light control, thermostat control, smoke detection, door locks, and appliance controls. They can also provide a wire-line replacement terminal that supports all landline phones or POTS features, broadband data access with Wi-Fi capability, storage capacity for a Personal Home Cloud, event triggered video monitoring with live streaming, as well as self-monitoring and third party monitoring options.
About Axesstel, Inc.
Axesstel (OTCQB:AXST) is a leading provider of wireless voice, broadband access and connected home solutions for the worldwide telecommunications market. Axesstel's best in class product portfolio includes phones, wire-line replacement terminals, security alert systems, and 3G and 4G broadband gateway devices. These products are used for voice calling, high-speed data access, and connected home management services. The company has supplied millions of devices to leading telecommunications operators and distributors in over 50 countries worldwide. Axesstel is headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information on Axesstel, visit www.axesstel.com.
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About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies with almost 130 million mobile customers, 33 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of June 30, 2012). The Group provides fixed-network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers, and ICT solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in around 50 countries and has over 233,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenue of EUR 58.7 billion in the 2011 financial year – over half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2011).
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