Richardson RFPD and Sierra Wireless confirm franchise agreement
Written by: Laurence Doe | Published:

Richardson RFPD, a specialised electronic component distributor, will sell Sierra Wireless’ cellular modules and modems through an expanded global franchise agreement.

This includes Sierra Wireless’ portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded cellular modules and modems for IoT and M2M applications in telematics, transportation, energy, smart cities, networking and other vertical markets.

“We chose a global distributor like Richardson RFPD, because they offer a very high level of technical field expertise and global support,” said Jin Pak, vice president of worldwide M2M and automotive sales, OEM Solutions Business Unit, Sierra Wireless. “Richardson RFPD’s field team has the technical knowledge and experience necessary to guide customers through the entire product selection and design process. In an emerging market like IoT, it’s important that we have the right level of local support, and Richardson RFPD’s global capabilities are a great fit.”

“Our technical sales and engineering teams that are deployed in several countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia are helping a broad range of customers get their connected products and services to market faster,” commented Rafael R. Salmi, Richardson RFPD’s president. “Our team is ready to present Sierra Wireless’ innovative multi-region, multi-carrier IoT solutions by supporting customers through design-in to field trials and, ultimately, global deployment.”


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