The UK-based company, Arkessa, a British IoT connectivity provider, has announced its global expansion after acquiring Sim Services, a Netherlands-based connectivity service provider. This acquisition will build a stronger hold of Arkessa in the Netherlands and will help it achieve its ambition of ‘future proof’ customers’ connections to the Internet of Things (IoT).

Since 2009, the IoT connectivity provider Arkessa has offered world-class cellular connectivity services worldwide. It enables users to design, deploy, and manage IoT devices securely, efficiently, and at scale, regardless of the application or business model.

By providing global coverage, competitive rates, and world-leading technical support, Arkessa offers a single platform view for customers to order, manage, and connect their smart devices. With offices in Europe, the UK, and the US, Arkessa serves multiple vertical sectors, both directly and through strategic channel partnerships.

Established in 2009, Sim Services was an independent provider of IoT connectivity services. Together with an efficient support system, short lines of communication, and fast response times, Sim Services has always differentiated its services by offering the best solutions and support to its clients, intending to make IoT connectivity easy.

Andrew Orrock, Arkessa’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commented: “We are delighted to welcome the Sim Services team to the Arkessa Group, and we look forward to working together as we continue to drive our international growth in the IoT market.”

Rutger Stekelenburg, Sim Services’ Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commented: “Arkessa offers a global footprint for cellular IoT, and its world-leading LPWAN and eUICC capabilities provide a level All-new flexibility and coverage to the markets we currently serve, as well as opening exciting new ones.”