11 Facts About Sierra Wireless


Sierra Wireless is a Canadian multinational wireless communications equipment designer, manufacturer and services provider headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

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Sierra Wireless is an Internet of Things solutions provider.

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Sierra Wireless sells mobile computing and machine-to-machine communications products that work over cellular networks, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G mobile broadband wireless routers and gateways, modules, as well as software, tools, and services.

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In December 2008, Sierra Wireless made a friendly all-cash bid to acquire Wavecom, a French M2M wireless technology developer.

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In November 2012, Sierra Wireless was recognized as an M2M market leader by market research and intelligence firm, ABI Research.

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In 2020, Sierra Wireless completed the acquisition of M2M Group in Australia for USD18.

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Sierra Wireless has been granted more than 550 unique patents for an array of technologies ranging from built-in antennas and product form factors, to battery power usage and management and network efficiency improvements.

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Sierra Wireless currently has patents pending in the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, Mexico, and South Africa.

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Sierra Wireless offers IoT products and services including the following:.

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Until the 2013 sale of all assets and operations, Sierra Wireless manufactured and marketed AirCard, mobile broadband devices permitting users to connect notebooks, netbooks, and other electronics to the Internet over 3G and 4G mobile broadband networks via PC or express card slots, USB ports, or mobile WiFi hotspots.

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Sierra Wireless is an active United Way of the Lower Mainland supporter.

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