Fibocom joins hands with Intel and China Unicom (Guangdong Branch) to launch the first customized IoT application module in the industry


Fibocom, Intel and China Unicom (Guangdong Branch) have formally signed a strategic cooperation agreement and announced to conduct close cooperation in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) and launch Wo Core - the first customized IoT application module in the industry -  in a bid to integrate new business model, provide one-stop solutions, effectively reduce IoT deployment costs, facilitate the fast implementation and large-scale deployment of IoT application and build an IoT ecosphere characterized by industrial mutual benefit and win-win cooperation.

On the afternoon of April 12, the Product Launch of Cellular IoT Module was jointly held by Fibocom, Intel and China Unicom at the Ritz-Carlton Shenzhen as an important part of the IDF 2016. Intel Global Vice President Zhu Jiehao delivered a speech on behalf of Intel. Fibocom CEO Ying Lingpeng attended the conference and CTO Xu Ning introduced Fibocom's business plan and the features of customized module under cooperation to all guests.

The traditional M2M business model brings such issues as high cost. Under such market environment, Fibocom joins hands with Guangdong Unicom and Intel to provide powerful support to Wo Core, the first IoT module product customized for Guangdong Unicom, as the module provider joins hands with chip provider and communication operator. The cooperation makes comprehensive innovation in business model, starting a new model of smart IoT and providing tangible conveniences and benefits in hardware, software and value-added services. In terms of hardware, Fibocom will provide continuous kinetic energy to the module product based on Intel's leading communication technology and chip manufacturing capacity. As a national-level high-tech enterprise and key IoT enterprise supported by the Shenzhen Municipal Government, Fibocom will give full play to IoT industry with its experience and technological advantage in module product design and R&D. While providing powerful networks and data transmission channels, China Unicom provides the leading IoT platform in the industry, which supports flexible function configuration, SIM management, multi-APN channels as well as convenient and fast post-paid charging mechanism.


"As a national high-tech enterprise and a key IoT enterprise supported by the Shenzhen Municipal Government, Fibocom has been focusing on wireless IoT and mobile Internet solutions for many years, and applying them to all links of smart life. In the future, we will give full play to IoT industry with our experience and technological advantage in module product design and R&D to create a genuine new model of smart IoT featuring universal interconnection," said Fibocom CTO Xu Ning.