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This is a case study of the IoT partnership between Orange Business Services and Cotecna, a global trade-inspection, security, and certification-services company. The partnership was formed to develop a customs transit monitoring solution.


  • Cotecna developed Cotrack to combat the illegal transit of goods with loss of government tax and duty revenue. It has partnered with Orange Business Services to develop a global, reliable software- and hardware-tracking and connectivity solution. Orange developed a purpose-built track-and-trace solution for Cotrack on the Orange M2M Intelligent Apps Enabler.

Features and Benefits

  • Shows how partnerships are key for service providers in the emerging IoT ecosystem.
  • Illustrates the role of partners in the IoT value chain.

Key questions answered

  • Why is this deal relevant?
  • How has the partnership benefited Orange and its customers?
  • In which parts of the value chain is Orange active?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: IoT Case Study: Orange Business Services and Cotecna

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