Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

Enabling YOU to go to market

Because we have been the customer ourselves, we know how important it is if things simply work!

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Business Cases

a single solution applicable to all sites, the staff can use their own smartphone and you save money as well.

A provider of remote connectivity solutions has a number of customers in the mining industry. An industry with companies typically managing activities in multiple countries, sometimes even spread over more than one continent. The mines are most often located on the edge or over the edge of regular mobile coverage.

Personnel of these companies may travel between different sites within a country or even between countries. Ideally these people can also call out or be reached, wherever they are, also on site. Using their own device!

Although there are other mobile wireless (RF) technologies, GSM is and will increasingly be the technology of choice as it delivers the best possible state of technology and ease of use, at the same time, from a user perspective.  

There is typically no incentive for a local operator to go through the trouble of opening up these remote areas, as the subscriber fees based on the number of users is too low.

For the mining company though, it is a completely different story as they need to put up some sort of infrastructure or comms methodology anyhow, so the economic rationale is different.

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iVent with its deep routed experience in mobile networking developed a solution; simple deployments of private local mobile networks.

Such a private local network can be installed covering the complete side providing indoor and outdoor coverage. Using the GSMA approved standards it delivers in essence 3 unique features in the ability to roam on this private GSM network

1, Inbound roaming, i.e. being reachable with your own SIM card wherever you are, 

2 Outbound roaming, the ability to call wherever, whenever, using your own SIM/device and 

3 the possibility to call within a site.

The uniqueness lies in the mobile networking technology and can be delivered for self-installation. However for some sites the solutions delivered are turnkey, whereby iVent also delivers the engineering and implementation of the mobile infrastructure. In effect we thus build mini operators making use of our roaming agreements with existing operators.

The benefits of this solution for our customers customer are that it can typically cover the whole site and all the people on it with one (1!) GSM transmitter thus saving on infrastructure procurement, installation and maintenance costs, and with the added benefit that a single technology is deployed globally.

People can call out and be reached on their own mobile device, with their own SIM, in the bush of sub-Saharan Africa, the outback in Australia or the jungle in South America. Hence the user experiences total ease of use with for example of all of his regular contacts and other functionality he is accustomed to with his phone.

This solution now has also found its merits in exploration sites for the Oil and Gas industry and with (non) governmental organizations in Peace and Aid.

For further reading please also refer to MySIM and MyPhone under Solutions

Buying global network infra, the smart way!

Hardware and software supply chains and the cost benefits of a unified approach, saving 20% or more on procurement.
Organisations supporting global networks in i.e. Maritime, Government, and Energy, depend on a multitude of providers and technologies. Still, they often source Network infrastructure, SW or HW components locally.

This leads to several inherent challenges, as the local supplier doesn’t grasp the full scope of the business and total technical requirements. Subsequently, fragmented design leads to suboptimal performance. Scattered procurement leads to higher costs. Also, in providing support the local suppliers lack the complete overview.

The solution is a supplier that understands your business and network requirements and has direct relationships with global suppliers, leading to immediate savings.

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Network monitoring and traffic analytics

10x the number of subscribers, 5x the number of networks and overhead down by 90% at the same time!
In a complex global network environment, problems can and will occur. This leads to support calls and requests. So normally as you grow your customer base the number of calls will go up and so will the number of staff probably. Especially if you increase the number and types of technologies and networks at the same time.

In this case, whilst adding extra complexity and growing the customer base by 1000% within 5 years, our customer was still able to reduce its support staff by deploying sophisticated though simple “single user plane” netMonitoring and netAnalytics tools!

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Extending satellite with LTE, a single network

How to save at least 40% on your communication costs
Nowadays having a broadband connection to the internet at all times is a requirement for both business and social purposes. Until recently at sea this would always imply using satellite connectivity.

However, many vessels operate or sail relatively close to shore. With new 4G antenna technologies using mobile networks thus becomes a viable option.

One needs to secure good LTE-price/quality along the route and smart routing decisions need to be implemented. However, if one does so more throughput at better rates is in reach.

This benefits the ease of operation as well as the well-being of the crew

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Speedrecord in App development

How to ensure your customers passengers are reachable at all times, on their own Mobile! And win new business..
In spite of the fact that you are always connected, this doesn’t imply you are always reachable.
So, when you are travelling your business partners may want to call you urgently. However, they are not necessarily fully abreast of your schedule. And sometimes you are on WiFi-only for hours! And it is imperative to get a hold of you.

Regular Wifi-calling may look like the right solution but isn’t.

The problem was pressing and a deal breaker for a large service provider.

When iVent understood the problem it presented a solution-architecture within 3 weeks and working technology in 4 months.

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Network interoperability, a platform to build value

How to multiply revenues and margins by delivering value and simplifying operations at the same time.
Customers are demanding. So, as a system integrator in a highly competitive BtB market the tendency is to add -network- components and suppliers.

Still, users using different solutions under different circumstances want to have a uniform experience, regardless. At the same time, to grow as a business, your offering needs to be replicable and scalable.

iVent engineered and implemented the infrastructure and SW platforms so our US Fortune 100 company could deliver optimal user experience in a scalable way allowing them to exponentially grow their revenue within a few years.

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