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Mobile Data Opportunities in Smart Car Parks

Posted by Cherie Howlett on 28-Jul-2021 13:00:33

The Internet of Things (IoT) is making parking a lot easier. IoT parking solutions capture images of vehicles, registration numbers and times of entry to automatically calculate parking charges on exit.


Parking sensors are autonomous, wireless devices that are easy to install. The entrance and exit of vehicles and the duration of parking are monitored in real-time, and parking costs are calculated accurately.

Specialists are providing solutions for public and private car parks to help users pay for parking more efficiently. Private APN connectivity is often required, and data deal sizes are often in their thousands. The challenge to some specialists lies in the service they directly receive from the MNOs and the lack of direct monitoring and control over their SIM estates. Lack of visibility of usage can lead to large data overage charges on a regular basis.

Aggregated multinetwork SIMs managed in a single management portal offer specialists full visibility and control over their estates as well as the ability to completely avoid data overage charges.

Jola is an award-winning, channel-only supplier of business communications, specialising in mobile data SIMs. We are a global mobile data specialist providing innovative IoT and mobile data solutions to MSPs, ISPs, distributors, IT support companies and telecommunications resellers.

Jola provides a range of cost-effective 4G M2M/IoT SIM packages, which are managed and monitored through Mobile Manager to avoid bill shock. Mobile Manager is our online management portal for ordering and managing estates of mobile data-only SIMs, as well as voice and data SIMs. This white-label portal communicates in real time with multiple 4G networks and can be used by both resellers and their end users. Mobile Manager handles SIM activations, ceases, suspensions, reports, alerts and bolt-ons. 

If you are working on a smart parking proposition and looking for a better way to manage your 4G estates, request our Partner Pack.

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Topics: IoT, M2M

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