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Telenor Connexion selected for Husqvarna’s next generation of connected robotic lawn mowers

Press Release   •  Dec 14, 2015 08:00 GMT

The managed connectivity solution from Telenor Connexion will reduce complexity and facilitate a global roll-out whilst ensuring the high quality Husqvarna’s consumers are accustomed to.

Husqvarna Group, a world leading producer of outdoor power products has selected Telenor Connexion as its global connectivity partner for the next generation of connected robotic lawn mowers and its associated services.

From this summer, robotic lawn mowers will be fitted with the Telenor Connexion solution to provide customers an updated access to innovative services such as remote monitoring through smartphone applications, an attentive anti-theft system and built-in safety measures.

Operating in more than 100 countries, Husqvarna Group required a global, secure and future-proof connectivity solution to reduce complexity and facilitate an international roll-out, whilst ensuring the high quality its consumers are accustomed to.

“Telenor Connexion’s experience within Internet of Things and connected business solutions, including their in-depth knowledge and forward-looking approach, was important to us. Additionaly, the comprehensive offering and the proactive support were decisive factors when selecting our long-term connectivity partner”, said Petra Sundström, Director Group Connectivity, Husqvarna Group.

“Husqvarna is harnessing the power of the Internet of Things to make its equipment smarter and more efficient. We are proud both of this collaboration and to provide a complete connectivity solution that support Husqvarna’s efforts and look forward to a long-term partnership", said Mats Lundquist, CEO of Telenor Connexion.

Under the agreement Telenor Connexion will supply Husqvarna Group with a managed connectivity solution that automates the delivery and management of services to the connected devices, including a global SIM, access to a Service Portal and a proactive 365/24/7 IoT dedicated Service Desk.

In 1995, Husqvarna Group pioneered the lawn mowing by introducing the world’s first-ever solar-powered robotic mower. Today, Husqvarna is a market leader in robotic mowers. The target end-customers are professionals and prosumers (demanding consumers) that have high demands and expectations on product performance and quality.


For more information, please contact:

Petra Sundström, Director Group Connectivity, Husqvarna Group
press@husqvarnagroup.com,+46 36 14 65 00

Kristina Grandin,PR and Communications, Telenor Connexion
kristina.grandin@telenorconnexion.com , +46 734 25 26 21

About Husqvarna Group

Husqvarna Group is a world leading producer of outdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and garden tractors. The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a world leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction industries. The Group´s poducts and solutions are sold under brands including Husqvarna, Gardena, McCulloch, Poulan Pro, Weed Eater, Flymo, Zenoah and Diamant Boart via dealers and retailers to end-customers in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2014 amounted to SEK 33 billion, and the Group had more than 14,000 employees in 40 countries. For more information please visit: http://www.husqvarnagroup.com/en


About Telenor Connexion

Telenor Connexion designs and operates connected business solutions. Building on more than 15 years of experience, a strong solutions portfolio and a collaborative approach, Telenor Connexion makes it easy to realize the value of connected services. Together with customers such as Volvo, Nissan, Scania, Hitachi, Verisure Securitas Direct and Telcare, the company has designed smart and innovative connected solutions deployed across the globe.
Telenor Connexion supports its customers throughout their entire product lifecycle - from solution design to operations and future development. By partnering with Telenor Connexion customers are ensured a reliable and secure end-to-end solution that can evolve over time.
Headquarters and tech centre are located in Sweden and the company has regional offices in UK, Germany, US and Japan. Telenor Connexion is wholly owned by Telenor Group, one of the world’s major mobile operators. For more information please visit www.telenorconnexion.com

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