New Curiosity™ IoT Estimation Tool Revolutionizes IoT Project Planning by Providing Customized Pricing Estimates for IoT Data Services
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) has launched the Curiosity™ IoT Estimation Tool, the industry’s first interactive online estimation tool which allows small and medium-size business (SMB), as well as enterprise customers, immediate access to customized Sprint CuriosityTM IoT data pricing.
CuriosityTM IoT Estimation Tool: Transparent Pricing to Accelerate IoT Initiatives
No matter what kind of IoT data services are needed, the Sprint CuriosityTM IoT Estimation Tool allows users to select one or several features to create custom pricing information.
- Custom APNs – Unique Access Point Names for IoT Devices
- SMS Alerts – Get SMS real-time alerts and notifications when devices are triggered
- VPN Access – Connect IoT devices through a specific VPN
- Device Management – Over-the-air device management and configuration
- Static IP – Permanent fixed IP address capabilities
- Data Management – Data services for the aggregation, storage and management of IoT data
The estimation tool also provides international IoT data rates in six different regions around the world to help global organizations plan and build IoT solutions.
"Confusing pricing is one of the main pain points in the industry, which is why we developed this estimation tool. Regardless of which IoT planning stage you’re in, this tool quickly and easily shows customized pricing by gigabyte for our leading IoT data services," said Ivo Rook, senior vice president of IoT and product development for Sprint. "By showing our customers exactly what they need to budget for IoT data services, it eliminates the guess work and highlights the confidence we have in our IoT data pricing. We are the first company to develop a tool that shows customized pricing and we are confident this will be very helpful to organizations around the world."
Once an estimation is completed by a customer, it is sent to a dedicated Sprint IoT sales team member who is able to quickly turn the estimation into a quote which streamlines the process of implementing the IoT data solution. The estimation tool also helps businesses rapidly scale IoT solutions by showing pricing estimates for adding any number of devices and services without the need to go back and forth with a sales team.
Curiosity™ IoT with 5G: Driving the Connected Device Revolution
Sprint 5G and Curiosity are creating the new standard in IoT which features device data intelligence, over-the-air device management and chip-to-cloud security. When coupled with Sprint’s blazing-fast, high-capacity mobile 5G service, Curiosity IoT’s dedicated, distributed and virtualized IoT core network will be capable of supporting artificial intelligence, robotics, edge computing, autonomous vehicles and other IoT systems requiring extreme low-latency and high-bandwidth.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 54.5 million connections as of Dec. 31, 2018 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Today, Sprint’s legacy of innovation and service continues with an increased investment to dramatically improve coverage, reliability, and speed across its nationwide network and commitment to launching the first 5G mobile network in the U.S. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.