National Taxi Union to install over 100,000 taxis with Ctrack SaaS Solutions

Cameroon Taxi Industry Selects Ctrack Fleet Management Solutions to Improve Driver and Passenger Safety

National Taxi Union to install over 100,000 taxis with Ctrack SaaS Solutions

Vehicle tracking and fleet management company Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless (Nasdaq:MIFI) today announced it has signed a partnership with the Cameroon National Taxi Union to provide Ctrack vehicle tracking and driver behaviour monitoring to the taxi industry in the Republic of Cameroon.

Taxis are the primary mode of transportation across the African continent. In Cameroon alone, taxis transport over 8 million commuters daily. The agreement is the country’s first step towards implementing legislation that will mandate all Cameroon taxi operators to have vehicle tracking units installed in their vehicles.

“Ctrack shares our commitment of creating safer roads for all. This shows through the quality of their technology and analytics,” said Augustin Ngangoua, National President of the Cameroon National Taxi Union. “This initiative will not only improve the safety of drivers and passengers, but also other road users and the public in general. Through Ctrack’s commitment, we will engage in talks with the Transport Ministry to enforce the installation of GPS tracking units into all taxis.”

“Ctrack is proud to have won this very competitive bid, which helps solidify our position as a premier global telematics provider,” said Cobus Grove, General Manager, Ctrack Global. “With our advanced telematics offering and technical capability, we managed to meet the client’s business expectations and overall business objectives, with driver and passenger safety at the heart of the solution.”

The multi-year agreement will enable the government of Cameroon to provide GPS vehicle tracking, safety and compliance solutions to its more than 100,000 taxis currently operating on the country’s roads.

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About Ctrack

Ctrack, part of Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIFI), is a leading global software-as-a-service (SaaS) and big data company for vehicle tracking, fleet management and insurance telematics solutions.  Our operations span six continents in over 55 countries, with more than 1 000 000 systems sold worldwide. With over 30 years’ experience, we have been keeping mobile assets of consumers, small and mid-sized businesses and large enterprises Always Visible – resulting in vehicle security, safer driving and more efficient fleet operations. We are committed to our vision of being an innovative global solutions provider, simply connecting people with information. Ctrack is headquartered in Pretoria, South Africa.

About Novatel Wireless, Inc.

Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIFI) is a leading global provider of solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), including software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for the fleet telematics market.  Our innovative products and solutions provide anywhere, anytime communications and analytics for consumers and businesses of all sizes, with approximately 164,000 subscribed fleet vehicles for Ctrack among the Company’s 534,000 global subscribers.  Novatel Wireless, Inc. is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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