HMD Global has announced HMD Connect Pro, a global roaming connectivity solution for enterprise use as well as IoT deployments. In March, the company had unveiled HMD Connect, a consumer-focused roaming service designed to keep customers in control of their data plan around the world.
The move is a part of HMD Global’s business transformation into a holistic mobile devices and services company. The company offers of a total of 20 Nokia phones as part of its Android Enterprise Recommended portfolio and will aim to further grow in the enterprise space with this new offering.
HMD Connect Pro offers an easier way for businesses to keep their smartphones and other devices connected across the globe. Businesses can obtain SIM cards in bulk, simplify their operations for their various roaming connectivity needs, and benefit from a centralized management console. The browser-based centralized management console gives IT professionals complete control over their HMD Connect Pro SIM fleet. They can also activate and suspend any SIM with just a simple click without any need for user engagement.
HMD Connect Pro offers global coverage with over 600 networks in over 160 countries with flexible pay-as-you-go roaming. The service will be available for enterprises and enterprise resellers from October 2020 starting with Australia, Finland, France, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, UK, and US.
Nokia 8.3 5G goes on sale globally hmd connect pro
Today also marks the global sales start of the highly anticipated Nokia 8.3 5G. Showcasing the commitment to security, speed and innovation by meeting the demands of the world’s toughest customers – MI6 agents – the Nokia 8.3 5G is the smartphone of choice by the newest 00 agent in the upcoming James Bond movie No Time To Die, premiering this November. Featuring a powerful PureView quad-camera with ZEISS optics giving you immersive movie-like shots with ZEISS Cinema effects and OZO audio, the Nokia 8.3 5G is the ideal smartphone for those who want to elevate their creativity. Designed to support multiple and evolving 5G network deployments⁶, the Nokia 8.3 5G condenses more than 40 different RF components into a single module, making it not only a global device but also a future-proof smartphone which is ready for the next step in 5G. The Nokia 8.3 5G begins to go on sale globally from today starting at a global average price of 599 EUR. Additionally, all Nokia 8.3 5G owners will receive a free 6-month trial of Google One. Capture and edit on the go with faster upload speeds and an additional 100GB of online storage across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos – an all-in-one membership that can be shared with up to five additional people⁷.
Lashana Lynch, who plays 00 agent Nomi in No Time To Die, said: “The world we live in now means we all have the ultimate gadget in our pockets and it’s amazing what smartphones can do nowadays. It’s exciting to be unveiling this new smartphone to celebrate the release of No Time To Die in November, and the Nokia 8.3 5G is proof that Bond gadgets are always ahead of the game.”
The Nokia 8.3 5G is available globally starting today and comes in Polar Night, priced at an average global retail price of 599 EUR for 6/64 and 649 EUR for 8/128 configuration.