JCI US to Deliver Secure, Private Connectivity via Its USIM Programmable SIM Platform
JCI US Inc., a subsidiary of Japan Communications Inc., and provider of secure and reliable communications, today announced that it has launched service using the Geoverse, LLC (Geoverse) Network-as-a-Service to provide private LTE network solutions. Geoverse, a subsidiary of ATN International, Inc., is a North American enterprise-focused wireless carrier headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. The new service offered by JCI US in conjunction with Geoverse encompasses CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) and public cellular networks and will be delivered via JCIUS’ USIM programmable SIM platform.
For this service, Geoverse has deployed a private network using dedicated Edge Enhanced Packet Core networks at JCI US data centers. With Geoverse, JCI US will provide connectivity for all its customers including CBRS customers such as large scale commercial and retail real estate owners and management companies. Through its USIM platform, JCI US will enable customers to seamlessly connect to both CBRS private LTE and to public mobile networks using a single SIM card. “Geoverse’s mission is to provide carrier – grade connectivity, through turn key solutions for organizations such as JCI US that are ready to embrace secure connectivity for its customers” says Rod Nelson, CEO and co-founder of Geoverse.
Regarding the execution of the agreement with Geoverse, JCI US President and COO Greg Deickman said “JCI US partnering with Geoverse is an instrumental step not only in the development of our broad portfolio of CBRS solutions, but in executing the JCI Group’s strategy of providing a truly global SIM platform connecting to both private and public LTE networks worldwide. We will continue to enhance our USIM platform through partnership with carriers globally to provide secure, reliable and affordable communications everywhere.”