17 Jan 17

Vodafone in Qatar fleet management move

Vodafone Qatar and Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) have announced the launch of their partnership in providing Fleet Management services.
As reported by Qatar newspaper ‘The Peninsula’, the service utilises Vodafone’s Global Internet of Things (IoT) Platform that was launched in the country earlier this year. The main components of Vodafone Fleet Management service are a QMIC Masarak Telematics tracking device coupled with a Vodafone Global SIM is installed in the vehicle and Masarak  system providing a tracking portal on a computer which is accessed by the customer through the internet or on a mobile phone. The Telematics tracking device sends event reports to the customer via SMS, e-mail and pop-up signals.
Ian Gray (photo), CEO, Vodafone Qatar, comments: “We are confident that our global expertise in IoT solutions and in delivering fleet management services coupled with QMIC’s locally engineered innovations and knowledge will eliminate challenges companies in Qatar face in managing their fleet of vehicles. Ultimately this service will improve productivity, improve safety and significantly reduce costs”.

Authored by: Tim Harrup