telematics software company, announced Mar. 4 at the Digital Car
Conference that it has selected WirelessCar, a provider of
telematics infrastructure services, to deliver transaction-based
billing systems so Televoke business partners can address the
billing needs of enterprise and fleet customers.
According to the company, the WirelessCar billing system, t-Bill, already in use by multiple Telematics Service Providers, will
provide a new value-added service that will allow Televoke and its
business partners to provide more detailed accounting and
transaction-based usage models required in many enterprise and
high-end consumer services.
"Flexibility in billing is critical for Televoke and its partners
to stay ahead in a competitive marketplace," said Bob Kimball, CEO of
Televoke. "WirelessCar provides the best of both worlds to help
Televoke maintain its competitive edge -- a flexible, sophisticated
billing system, as well as comprehensive knowledge and experience in
the telematics industry."
Through more detailed subscriber information, the WirelessCar
system will help Televoke and its partners to easily offer new and
differentiated service offerings. The system will also help optimize
network performance and maximize profitability through improved
revenue assurance, according to Televoke.
"We are delighted to be working with Televoke, a leader in
telematics services, particularly in the U.S. telematics aftermarket,"
said Gary Hallgren, COO of WirelessCar. "We look forward to working
with them as they move into other applications and international
About Televoke, Inc.
Televoke "connects people to things" by providing an automated web
and telephony service platform that enables businesses to develop and
deliver location-based safety, security and productivity applications
for their customers worldwide. With Televoke's wireless software
platform, individuals and enterprises can track and control valuable
assets, and be proactively notified through any Internet-connected
device or telephone when a valuable asset or loved one is at risk. The
Televoke service platform can be customized and branded for any
partner and integrated with virtually any enterprise system, hardware
device, GPS or other location technology, wireless or wire line
network. Televoke was recently named by CNET as a "Top Ten" private
wireless company to watch in 2001. For more information on Televoke,
please visit www.televoke.com
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WirelessCar, an integrated telematics services company,
focuses on offering connectivity, service integration, and billing
solutions to vehicle manufacturers, commercial fleets, and aftermarket
The company's telematics platform supports a wide range of
programs and services including emergency and roadside assistance,
navigation guidance, remote vehicle diagnostics and fleet management.
The WirelessCar Universal Telematics Network (UTN) eliminates the
complexity of communicating between diverse technologies by
automatically integrating and standardizing information from any
telematics equipment platform, network carrier, or content/service
WirelessCar, founded by three European companies,
Ericsson, a provider of telecom and data solutions, the
Volvo Group, a vehicle manufacturer, and Telia, an
operator of fixed and wireless networks, is headquartered in
Gothenburg, Sweden. The company's North America headquarters is
located in Irvine, California. Additional information is available at