Glympse grows with Apigate in Asia, the Middle East and Africa
BARCELONA — March 1, 2018 — Apigate, a subsidiary of Axiata Digital, today announced a strategic partnership with Glympse, the pioneer of real-time location technology, to extend location-based APIs by Glympse via Apigate into Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
This newly formed partnership allows Apigate to offer Glympse’s unique location-based services technology to its Enterprise and Developer communities, accelerating innovation and monetisation of location-based applications and services in its marketplaces.
In addition, the collaboration offers Glympse the ability to quickly monetise across new markets in Asia, Middle East, and Africa through access of Apigate’s API Hub and customer footprint via a single point of integration.
Chief Executive of Axiata Digital, Mohd Khairil Abdullah said, “The Glympse Platform is designed to make it easier for people to connect and share information on any device at any time, and is a perfect addition to Apigate’s service offerings. This tie-up marks the first step in a long-term partnership that will potentially cover key business areas between Apigate and Glympse.”
“Axiata Digital is a great leader in communications in Asia, Middle East and Africa,” said Chris Ruff, CEO & president of Glympse. “We are truly excited about this partnership to expand into these areas, as well as working with Apigate to strengthen and solidify new opportunities together. This agreement reflects the ongoing execution of our strategy to expand our footprint and success globally.”
Glympse, is the only built-for-mobility SaaS company that helps Fortune 1000 companies improve their customer satisfaction by eliminating the friction and anxiety of product and service delivery experiences. The pioneer in real-time temporary location sharing technology, Glympse has a powerful platform that successfully aggregates existing Service, Marketing and Commerce Cloud capabilities into a single easy-to-use Glympse, helping businesses improve communication and increase satisfaction when their products and services are delivered or picked up by their customers. For more information, visit www.Glympse.com
Apigate is a subsidiary of Axiata Digital, and part of Axiata Group, one of Asia’s leading telecommunications groups with over 320 million customers and 1.8 million retail touchpoints across eight counties in South and Southeast Asia. Additionally, Apigate’s Mobile Connect Hubs in India and Brazil bring together six Indian and seven Brazilian operators respectively, serving over 936 million customers. Apigate helps Content and Services Providers, Mobile Network Operators, SMEs, Tech Startups, and Developers reach consumers around the world via its Application Programming Interface (API) platform. Through its API Gateway hubs in four continents (Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America), and integration with major application marketplaces, it provides access to mobile phone consumers across every service for direct carrier billing, voice, messaging, mobile money, location and identity. The company enables businesses to serve and charge consumers securely on their apps while simplifying the process required through a single dedicated point of contact. This integrated model increases speed and reach to consumer, and lowers the barriers to doing business. For more information on the internet and on your mobile: www.apigate.com.
About Axiata Digital
Axiata Digital Services (AD), the digital services arm of Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata), was established to support the increasingly digital lifestyle of Axiata consumers. In four years, this portfolio now consists of 26 digital brands focused on digital financial services (e-wallets, remittance, micro-insurance and micro-lending), digital advertising and platform services focused on API’s (Application Programming Interface) among which are Boost, BIMA, 11Street, FreedomPop, StoreKing, AdKnowledge Asia, and WSO2.Telco.