25 February, 2013: NetComm Wireless (ASX: NTC) a leading developer of wireless broadband and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) products, today announced that the Vodafone MachineLink 3G, custom designed by NetComm Wireless to meet the global deployment requirements of Vodafone Global Enterprise and its partners, has been officially launched by Vodafone.

The Vodafone MachineLink 3G was developed to facilitate Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connectivity on a significantly larger scale, offering simple and cost-effective real-time data communications in areas such as utilities, asset management, security, medical monitoring and point-of-payment. Designed to provide easy access to Vodafone networks worldwide, the Vodafone MachineLink 3G meets the global demand for reliable remote monitoring and control across countless industry and enterprise applications worldwide.

NetComm Wireless' collaboration with Vodafone Global Enterprise underpins its strategy to expand as a dedicated M2M technology developer, and represents its product leadership in the global M2M market.  

NetComm Wireless Managing Director & CEO, Mr David Stewart said, “The launch of the MachineLink 3G is a key milestone as part of our relationship with Vodafone Global Enterprise and we are very excited about the opportunities it creates. We remain focused on growing a substantial presence in the high growth global M2M market”.

Vodafone has announced it will introduce the MachineLink 3G, a new, innovative M2M terminal combining state of the art hardware, managed by M2M connectivity, at the Mobile World Congress 2013: "Vodafone MachineLink 3G has been launched to meet the global demand for a reliable and cost-effective M2M terminal that can be easily integrated with any sort of IP/Ethernet type applications across a broad cross-section of industries. It sets out to bring standardisation to the M2M industry by offering simplicity and cost reduction in M2M hardware rollouts."

Senior NetComm Wireless executives will be available to discuss the latest M2M innovations at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from the 25th-28th February, 2013.

Enquiries to: Stephanie Wilson, NetComm Wireless Communications Manager
Phone: +61 2 9424 2045 or email: [email protected]

About NetComm Wireless Limited
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) is a leading developer of innovative broadband products sold globally to major telecommunications carriers, core network providers and system integrators. For 30 years NetComm has developed a portfolio of world first data communication products, and is a respected global provider of 3G and 4G wireless devices servicing the major telecommunications carrier, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Rural Broadband markets. NetComm’s products are designed to meet the growing needs of today’s data-intensive home, business and industrial broadband applications and customized to optimize performance in line with global network advancements. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, NetComm has offices in New Zealand, North America and the Middle East. For more information about NetComm visit: www.netcommwireless.com

About Vodafone Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications
Vodafone Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connects previously isolated machines or devices to the internet, delivering new functionality and enhanced services without the need for human intervention. Supported by over 20 years' experience and 250 dedicated staff, Vodafone's global M2M platform makes it easy for global businesses to centrally manage M2M deployments across multiple territories, with greater control and at a lower cost than previously possible. http://m2m.vodafone.com/home/ 

About Vodafone
Vodafone is one of the world's largest mobile communications companies by revenue with approximately 403 million customers in its controlled and jointly controlled markets as of 31 December 2012. Vodafone currently has equity interests in over 30 countries across five continents and more than 50 partner networks worldwide. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.com