Etisalat Digital empowers connected workers with M2M Ruggedized Handhelds solution

Etisalat Digital today announced the launch of the M2M ruggedized handhelds as a consolidated solution comprising of M2M managed connectivity, devices, and comprehensive hardware support with flexible payment plans designed for companies to use in extreme climatic conditions enabling real-time information access for decision makers.

M2M ruggedized handhelds are used in extreme use conditions, including high shock, vibration, extreme temperature, and moisture. These devices are used across all parts of enterprises enabling mobile workers to leverage applications in sectors like commercial transportation, parcel and express delivery, direct store delivery, field service, business management, public safety and healthcare. Machine to machine (M2M) technology enables networked devices to exchange information and perform action without the intervention of humans is at the core of these devices.

These handhelds are connected by Etisalat’s M2M control center empowering businesses to take control over their own business processes with a robust set of self-service tools enabling business efficiency and profitability. It delivers a powerful automation engine, so business can scale operations while driving value to the bottom line.

Alberto Araque, Vice President/Internet of Things & Smart Payments, Etisalat Digital said: “The launch of these M2M Ruggedized Handhelds solution reiterates our position in bringing new digital solutions into UAE market which is tailored to meet our customers’ unique business requirements. With the flexible payment options, companies can also plan their budgets cutting down their capital expenses and helping them focus on their business operations.”

These handhelds are managed by Etisalat IoT Command Center and also used by customers for data capture and communication of that data to a server, which enables real-time access by decision makers. Companies can gain additional information on the M2M ruggedized handhelds by contacting their dedicated sales manager or sending an email to