Everything about the charge point business is reliant on real-time communications; from maintenance status, operational monitoring, and usage-metering, to user ID and payment processing. In many locations, fixed-line is unfeasible or uneconomic, so 3G, 4G and 5G, GSM can be used instead. Even where fixed line is installed, GSM back-up should be designed into the system as an emergency standby in case of connectivity issues.
Public (and most corporate) charge-points need to be metered so that the users can be identified and billed and monitored so that the operator can see (and report to users’ apps) the site’s status in real time. If any single aspect of this ensemble fails, then the charge point will not be operational, creating a lost revenue opportunity, frustration to users and the potential for damage to the brand’s reputation.
Caburn Telecom provide the critical communications element of EV Charging Systems. Providing a SIM in the chosen format with non-steered access to multiple networks in each country. Giving our clients access to our extensive but simple-to-use platform enabling complete estate oversight from one pane of glass, management by exception, and a comprehensive API, along with commercial terms that allow flexibility and the ability to adapt to future market and technical conditions.