Innovative Internet of Things solution delivers real-time data on Canada's Best National Network
MONTRÉAL, June 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced it has signed a multi-year agreement with Superior Propane, a subsidiary of Superior Plus Corp., to deliver a comprehensive fuel tank monitoring solution for its business and residential customers on Bell's national LTE mobile network.
Leveraging Bell's leadership in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) sector, the remote monitoring solution provides reliable and accurate data on fuel levels at Superior customer locations across the country. Operating on Bell's national LTE mobile network and employing thousands of leading-edge tank sensors provided by Bell's Montréal-based IoT partner Otodata, the solution delivers data to a centralized dashboard, ensuring timely fuel replenishment for Superior customers while reducing the company's operational costs.
"Reliable, timely and cost-effective fuel distribution is a critical requirement for our residential and commercial customers across Canada," said Maurizio Laudisa, Vice President, Information Services, Procurement and Fleet at Superior Propane. "Partnering with Bell for IoT fuel monitoring will enable us to provide outstanding value and service to our customers, while further positioning Superior as an innovator and digital leader in the industry."
"Bell's leadership in the IoT space results from of our ongoing investment and innovation in the latest broadband communications networks and services, including the development of groundbreaking Internet of Things solutions for Canadian businesses of all kinds," said Bell Senior Vice President Gary Semplonius. "With the support of our Canadian IoT partner Otodata, Bell is proud to work with Superior Propane to help ensure a seamless and reliable service experience for its customers across the country."
For more information about Bell's tank monitoring solutions, please visit Bell.ca/Tank.
About Superior Propane
Superior Propane is Canada's largest provider of propane and related equipment and services with more than 150 distribution points to efficiently service residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial customers in over 10,000 communities. In business since 1951, Superior is headquartered in Mississauga, ON and is part of the Energy Distribution division of Superior Plus LP. Superior Propane employs more than 1,500 Canadians and delivers over 1.5 billion litres of propane annually.
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SOURCE Bell Canada