Taiwanese startup Ubiik acquires New Zealand-based Mimomax to propel efficiency in critical networks and wireless solutions.
Taiwan’s Ubiik is an emerging leader in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and private LTE (pLTE) solutions. The startup recently announced its successful acquisition of New Zealand-based Mimomax Wireless, a renowned provider of mission-critical communication solutions for narrowband channels. This strategic move not only accelerates Ubiik’s market expansion but also grants Mimomax’s global mission critical customer base access to Ubiik’s cutting-edge pLTE product line. Together, the companies aim to revolutionise communications for utilities and critical infrastructure worldwide.
With a trajectory set to surpass 1 million AMI device deployments by 2024, Ubiik has continued to lead the industry through its relentless pursuit of innovation with Weightless™ and cellular IoT LPWAN technologies, alongside its robust headend software infrastructure. As a pioneer in the pLTE landscape, Ubiik has effectively tackled the coverage limitations faced by existing public LTE networks, thus enabling seamless AMI deployments for utilities.
Since its establishment in 2007, Mimomax Wireless has built a strong reputation as a manufacturer of award-winning radios using Multiple Input, Multiple Output technology. The company’s clientele spans across utilities, governments, public safety, mining, transport, and energy sectors, benefiting from Mimomax’s data-optimised communication solutions that provide near-real-time visibility of critical assets.
In 2022, Ubiik made headlines by launching the world’s first 3GPP Release 15 LTE-M/NB-IoT base station, known as goRAN™, and recently introduced the freeRAN™ base station, supporting unlicensed spectrum for LTE-M, at the Utilities Technology Council Annual Conference in Florida. These pioneering base stations cater to the demand from utilities for highly secure, scalable 3GPP standardised technologies. By merging their expertise, Ubiik and Mimomax now offer a plethora of new possibilities for both mission and business-critical communications.
Beyond the synergy in product offerings, the joint entity of Ubiik and Mimomax brings support resources and client services closer to Ubiik customer sites in Australia, the US, and New Zealand, where Mimomax has been operating offices. This localised presence ensures enhanced customer experience and service efficiency for their ever-growing clientele.
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