Sierra Wireless and Tomen Electronics Corp. today announced they have signed an agreement that designates Tomen as the primary distributor for all Sierra Wireless products in Japan, marking the formal entry of Sierra Wireless into the Japanese 3G wireless market. Under the terms of the agreement, Tomen will offer sales, integration support, and field application engineering support for all Sierra Wireless products in Japan, including both the AirCard and embedded module product lines.
Tomen Electronics Corp. is a leading distributor of semiconductor, storage, and communications components in Japan, with annual revenue of approximately US$1.1 billion and more than 500 employees. The company will provide a strong local point of contact for original equipment manufacturers integrating Sierra Wireless embedded modules into AirCard Enabled notebook computers to be shipped worldwide, and for network operators looking to provide their 3G data customers with Sierra Wireless AirCard PC Card, ExpressCard, and USB modems. Continue >>