Tech Data First to Offer 4G Tablet Activation to Channel Through Verizon Partner Program

Tech Data Corp. today announced that through the company’s agreement with Verizon through TDMobility, its end-to-end mobility solutions offering, Tech Data becomes the first distributor participating in the Verizon Partner Program to enable 4G tablet activation.

TDMobility and its complete suite of solutions can now enhance the tablet user experience for its customers by leveraging Verizon’s, 4G LTE wireless network.

“Verizon has really stepped up in the channel, enabling the activation of a complete portfolio of mobile tablet solutions, including the iPad, on the largest LTE network for the VAR community,” said Charles Kriete, executive vice president, TDMobility. “TDMobility is focused on providing the best mobility services and solutions for our resellers, and partnering with Verizon is a natural extension of our commitment to simplifying the mobility space.”

As part of the agreement, Tech Data will act as the connecting agent between Verizon and its channel of more than 60,000 solution providers.

“Verizon welcomes Tech Data as one of its strategic channel partners given their strong industry reputation, proven track record and extensive relationships,” said Janet Schijns, vice president of medium business and channels with Verizon Enterprise Solutions. “Tech Data will play a key role in helping us deliver powerful mobility solutions that create new business opportunities for our partners and customers.”

A joint venture between Brightstar and Tech Data, TDMobility’s infrastructure simplifies resellers’ entry into the mobile market, providing the industry’s first end-to-end platform encompassing mobile hardware, software, service plans, activation and billing. TDMobility features two flagship offerings, CellManage and TDActivate, designed to streamline the mobile supply chain and end users’ wireless infrastructure while saving reseller customers both time and money.

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