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Press Release -- June 25th, 2013
Source: Sprint Nextel

A trio of awards for Sprint Velocity

Sprint Velocity garnered three notable awards recently, further proving that the pioneering capability that helps automakers develop and market connected services for cars and passenger trucks, is making its mark.

The Telematics Update Industry Newcomer Award was presented at a dinner before the Telematics Detroit Conference held June 5-6 in Novi, Mich. Attended by nearly 2,000 executives, Telematics Detroit is a business-focused conference and exhibition serving the entire telematics ecosystem.
Sprint Velocity also received two prestigious awards from Pipeline magazine’s 2013 COMET Innovations Awards program. COMET awards call attention to technology advancements that shape the way we communicate. Sprint was the service provider winner for Innovation in Connectivity and was runner-up in the Innovative Collaborations category.

“These awards are an exceptional honor and a prestigious validation of Sprint Velocity as an innovative telematics solution for automakers,” said Ben Vos, general manager-Sprint Velocity and M2M. “Sprint Velocity is changing the conversation with automakers by offering a unique collaborative approach that combines telematics integration with consumer marketing expertise, as well as back office options such as billing care.”

Sprint coverage from Telematics Detroit included a feature article on and astory featuring Nina Kim, manager for Sprint’s Connected Vehicle Marketing team, on WJRT-TV, Flint, Michigan.

Connected car services enabled by Sprint Velocity can include music, news, weather, sports and other infotainment features, Wi-Fi connections for mobile devices, security, navigation, emergency services and engine diagnostics. Built specifically for automakers, Sprint Velocity supports open and flexible customized solutions that integrate the complex components and ecosystem capabilities required for connected services.

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