UK’s Arkessa buys Sim Services to expand IoT connectivity services throughout the Netherlands

Annie Musgrove

Annie Musgrove

Arkessa, a British-born IoT connectivity provider, is acquiring Sim Services, a Netherlands-based connectivity services provider. The acquisition will allow Arkessa to strengthen its presence in the Netherlands.

Founded in 2009, the UK company serves a variety of verticals and has offices in Europe and the US. Its service allows users to design, deploy and manage IoT devices securely, efficiently, and at scale, regardless of application or business model.

Sim Services, an independent provider IoT connectivity, also got started in 2009. Commenting on the deal, CEO Rutger Stekelenburg said, “Arkessa offers a global footprint for cellular IoT, and their world-leading LPWAN and eUICC capabilities bring a whole new level of flexibility and coverage to the markets we currently serve, as well as opening up exciting new ones.”

Akessa CEO Andrew Orrock commented: ‘We are delighted to welcome the Sim Services team to the Arkessa Group, and we very much look forward to working together as we continue to fuel our international growth in the IoT market.”

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