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Highways, Vehicle Security & Fleet Telematics

Keeping your fleet in view, wherever the road takes them is essential for good customer service and efficient operation. Our multi-network coverage maximises telematics tracking accuracy and reliability competitive flat tariffs across entire regions eliminate uncertainty in roaming charges. Designed around the needs of the telematics industry, our multi-network telematics SIM cards and connectivity solutions are used by some of the largest most demanding companies in the sector. 

Vehicle & Transport Use Cases

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Vehicle Telematics

Our connectivity systems help fleet operators and service providers provide optimum value added services:

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Road Health & Safety

We also provide our clients with critical connectivity solutions designed for health & safety critical applications:

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Traffic Management

Our connectivity systems help infrastructure providers to optimise their traffic flows and control systems:

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Highway Infrastructure

We also provide critical connectivity solutions to operators, service providers and OEM manufacturers for:

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Revolutionising Fleet Management with Vehicle SIM Cards from Caburn Telecom

In today’s connected world, businesses are constantly seeking out innovative ways to streamline operations, increase efficiency, and gain a competitive edge. For companies that rely on vehicle fleets to drive their businesses, Caburn Telecom’s vehicle SIM cards offer a game-changing solution that can significantly enhance fleet management.

Vehicle SIM cards, or Subscriber Identity Module cards, are chips or embedded software that, when installed in a vehicle’s telematics system, enable seamless connectivity and data exchange. Our vehicle SIM cards  serve as the backbone for advanced fleet management systems, enabling the vital connectivity for real-time vehicle tracking, efficient route planning, and detailed performance analytics.

Telematics & Vehicle Insurance SIM Cards

Our services are core to the management of fleet vehicles, HGV, consumer vehicle-insurance services and vehicle tracking and security. Caburn Telecom’s multi-network roaming SIMs help our clients to eliminate coverage voids and increase their connection resilience. 

Fleet operators can therefore monitor their vehicles at all times, improving their levels of customer service and their operational efficiency. This includes a comprehensive range of international roaming plans.

Vehicle Telematics and Insurance services typically use vehicle trackers and monitors that constantly record measurements such as driver behaviours. Any down time caused by geography or poor network infrastructure can therefore create loss of service. Increasingly fleets are also using camera systems to provide additional data. You can read our article and case studies that discuss connectivity for these devices here: Connected Fleet Vehicle Cameras

Please also read our article which discusses the Power of Vehicle Telematics: Boosting Efficiency and Saving Costs

Many companies and enterprises are also expanding their operations globally with the USA being a key region. Please, therefore, also read our article for how connected fleets in the USA are driven by IoT.

Flexible & Efficient Telematics SIM Cards

  • Global IoT SIM card, one contract for all regions and countries
  • Multi-IMSI and regional options
  • Worldwide Network Coverage
  • All SIMs and operators managed from one ‘pane of glass’ – SIM Management Platform
  • No Minimum contract
  • No SIM purchase cost, no activation or exit fees
  • SIMs supplied test ready with free allowance
  • Can be held until needed – up to 12 months at no charge
  • Suspend and reactivate as required
  • Flex aggregated data allowance to match usage
  • Pay only for the data you use
  • LTE-M technologies
  • Multi-IMSI Options
  • eUICC and embedded eSIM
We also provide SIM cards for vehicle security specialists. Please read our case study via the link here.

Future Proofing Vehicle, Transport & Fleet Deployments

It is important to note that IoT and telematics solution designers and system architects face choices between an array of competing and complementary connectivity options For example, LTE-M, CATM1and 5G services. 

There are a variety of emerging GSM standards that can increase geographical coverage, range in rural areas or help reduce latency in urban zones. 

We, therefore, recommend working with us to provide you with the optimum connectivity solution and  a resilient product roadmap for your vehicle and fleet infrastructure.

Please read some of our articles below which discuss some of the main choices when selecting Telematics SIM cards:

How Does Telematics & Fleet Tracking Work?

Vehicle telematics is a technology that has revolutionised numerous industries, including transportation and insurance. At its core, telematics is the blend of telecommunications and informatics, allowing for the transmission and collection of data from remote locations. Through the use of various devices, such as GPS trackers and sensors, telematics can monitor and communicate crucial information in real-time. 

This data can include a vehicle’s location, speed, and even driver behaviour. By analysing this information, businesses can make informed decisions to improve efficiency, safety, and overall performance. 

For example, insurance companies can utilise telematics to assess a driver’s risk profile and offer personalised pricing based on their driving habits. 

In the transportation industry, telematics can optimise routes, monitor fuel consumption, and ensure timely delivery of goods. Overall, telematics offers a wealth of possibilities, contributing to a smarter and more connected future. So, next time you step into a vehicle, remember that telematics is quietly working behind the scenes to make our journeys safer and more efficient.

Telematics for Fleet Managers

Telematics tracking involves the use of advanced GPS technology, paired with data communication and analytics, to provide real-time information on the location, performance, and behaviour of the tracked entity. By employing telematics tracking, you gain valuable insights into areas such as vehicle speed, fuel consumption, maintenance needs, and even driver behaviour. With this data at your fingertips, you can make informed decisions to enhance efficiency, improve safety, and optimise operations. For fleet managers looking to monitor your vehicles, telematics tracking gives you the power to stay connected and in control.

How Can Fleet Managers Make Effective Use of Telematics Data & Telematics Datasets?

One dataset that holds immense importance is vehicle location tracking, which allows fleet managers to monitor the real-time location of their vehicles. This information not only enables them to optimise routes and reduce idle time but also helps in responding promptly to any emergency situations. With the help of vehicle location tracking, fleets can enhance their customer service by providing accurate delivery estimates and updates. This particular dataset is instrumental in empowering fleet operators to make informed decisions and streamline operations efficiently.

Overcoming the Challenge of Inconsistent Power Supply for Devices & Vehicle Routers

Driving and Fleet Management has become increasingly connected, thanks to the integration of advanced technology in vehicles. One important component that facilitates this seamless connectivity is the device, camera or router installed in these vehicles. A significant challenge arises when it comes to powering more sophisticated devices such as routers, especially as vehicles that are not always switched on and must not drain the vehicle battery. While vehicles have evolved to become more energy-efficient, sustaining the power supply for onboard devices remains a crucial concern. In response, manufacturers have developed innovative solutions to address this issue and ensure uninterrupted connectivity, regardless of the vehicle’s status.

To overcome the challenge of inconsistent power supply, vehicle routers are equipped with smart power management systems that optimise energy consumption. These systems intelligently monitor and regulate power flow, ensuring that the router operates within the available power resources efficiently. By carefully managing power allocation, vehicles can continue to provide a stable power supply to the router without draining the vehicle’s battery excessively. This smart power management not only preserves the longevity of the battery but also enhances the overall driving experience by minimising power disruptions.

Furthermore, advanced vehicle routers are designed with various power-saving features to mitigate the risk of power drainage. These devices employ low-power technologies and implement sleep modes during periods of inactivity. By automatically detecting when the vehicle is idle, the router switches to a low-power mode, conserving energy and extending the battery life. This intelligent power management system allows the router to function optimally even in vehicles that are regularly turned off, preventing any loss of connectivity or data interruptions. In conclusion, power supply management is a critical aspect of vehicle routers’ functionality. By integrating low-power technologies and implementing intelligent sleep modes, vehicle routers can continue to operate seamlessly, regardless of the vehicle’s status. As vehicles become more interconnected, these innovative solutions play a vital role in driving efficiency and enhancing the overall connected experience on the road.

How Can Vehicle Telematics Systems Help Deliver Improvements in Driver Behaviour?

Telematics is a powerful tool in promoting safer driver behaviour. By leveraging this system, fleet managers and insurance companies can monitor various aspects of driver performance and make informed decisions to improve road safety.

Telematics provides real-time data on factors like speeding, harsh braking, and aggressive acceleration. This information enables a comprehensive analysis of driver behaviour and allows for targeted training and interventions to address risky driving habits. By incorporating telematics into their operations, organisations have the potential to encourage responsible driving and create a safer environment for all road users. The ability to track and measure driver performance can lead to reduced insurance premiums for individuals displaying positive driving habits, incentivising improved behaviour on the roads.

What is a Vehicle SIM Card?

A vehicle SIM card, also known as a car SIM card, is a more advanced version of a regular SIM card that is specifically designed for use in vehicles. It is a small chip that can be inserted into a vehicle’s telematics system or infotainment system to enable various features and services. The vehicle SIM card acts as a gateway, allowing the vehicle to access the internet, make phone calls, and exchange data with other smart devices. With a vehicle SIM card, drivers and passengers can enjoy a range of benefits, including real-time traffic updates, emergency services, vehicle tracking, and even entertainment options like streaming music or videos. This technology is revolutionising the way we interact with our cars, providing a seamless connectivity experience on the go.

Vehicle Maintenance Regulatory Requirements

The telematics data communications provided by our SIM cards can be incredibly useful in helping businesses meet vehicle maintenance regulatory requirements in several ways:

Scheduled Maintenance Reminders: The data collected can be programmed to send reminders when a vehicle is due for scheduled maintenance, such as oil changes, brake checks, tire rotations, etc. This ensures that all vehicles are regularly serviced and in good working condition, meeting the regulatory requirements.

Predictive Maintenance: Telematics data can analyse the performance patterns of a vehicle to anticipate when a part might fail or need replacement. This predictive maintenance can help businesses address issues before they become larger problems, ensuring vehicles are always in compliance with safety standards.

Real-time Alerts: The SIM cards can enable real-time alert communications for critical issues such as engine overheating, low tire pressure, or battery status. This allows immediate action to be taken, preventing potential damage, and keeping the vehicles within regulatory standards.

Record Keeping: All maintenance activities can be logged and tracked using the vehicle uploaded data. These records provide a detailed history of each vehicle’s upkeep, which is useful for audit purposes and proving regulatory compliance.

Efficient Fleet Management: By having a clear picture of each vehicle’s maintenance needs, businesses can better manage their fleet. This can lead to scheduling efficiency, minimised downtime, and better resource allocation, all of which contribute to compliance with maintenance regulations.

By providing a wealth of information and real-time tracking, the telematics data securely and resiliently communicated using vehicle SIM cards help businesses stay proactive about vehicle maintenance, rather than reactive. This not only helps in meeting regulatory requirements but also contributes to the overall efficiency and longevity of the fleet.

How Vehicle SIM Cards Help Enable Compliance

The communicated data enabled by Caburn Telecom’s vehicle SIM cards can significantly aid businesses in ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements in several ways.

Hours of Service (HOS) Regulations: In many industries, particularly transport and logistics, there are strict regulations on the number of hours a driver can be on the road. The data from the SIM cards can track and record these hours accurately, ensuring that businesses are compliant with these regulations and helping to prevent driver fatigue, which can lead to accidents.

Route Adherence: In certain cases, regulatory bodies may require vehicles to stick to specific routes for safety or environmental reasons. The real-time tracking enabled by the SIM cards ensures that any deviations from the predetermined routes are immediately identified, thereby ensuring compliance.

Vehicle Maintenance: Certain regulations mandate regular maintenance checks to ensure vehicle safety. The telematics data provided by the SIM cards can notify when a vehicle is due for a check-up, ensuring that maintenance is carried out in a timely manner and regulatory requirements are met.

Emissions Regulations: In an increasingly environmentally conscious world, there are strict regulations regarding vehicle emissions. The data from the SIM cards can monitor fuel consumption and emissions, helping businesses to stay within the regulatory limits.

Data Reporting: Often, regulatory bodies require businesses to provide detailed reports on their fleet operations. The comprehensive data collected by the SIM cards can be used to generate these reports, simplifying the compliance process.

The data communicated with Caburn Telecom’s vehicle SIM cards allows businesses to maintain a high level of transparency in their operations, providing proof of compliance with various regulatory requirements.

“Radius Telematics is one of the fastest-growing providers of connected vehicle, telematics and IoT solutions in the world, currently operating across 5 continents with over 300,000 live connected devices.

Having a scalable global partner like Caburn Telecom is critical to our continued growth aspirations. Caburn provides Radius with essential connectivity services with multiple SIM options, managed through a single portal to help us deliver ongoing service excellence and reduce our total cost of ownership."
Greville Coe Group Managing Director Telematics Radius Payment Solutions Limited

Case Studies

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Connected IoT/M2M Solutions Across all Sectors

Please contact us if you would like to discuss your IoT SIM or M2M requirements or would like to learn more about our industry-leading secure and resilient IoT / M2M connectivity plans. We can also discuss any individual technical issues you may be encountering within your IoT / M2M deployments or from your existing SIM or connectivity supplier. This is, of course, on a no obligation basis.

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