ESPOO, FINLAND, 28 February 2022 - After six quarters of growth¹, HMD Global has announced that its Services business will see significant growth and scale in 2022 with projected one million subscriptions to its suite of services in H1 2022. This milestone marks an inflection point in the scale of HMD Global’s connectivity, EMM, IoT and security offerings and positions the company for greater penetration into the enterprise space in the coming years.
Industry veteran Janne Lehtosalo has overseen the growth of the HMD Global Services offering since its inception in Q4 2019 and will continue to build on these successes to launch the Services business into further accelerated and intelligent growth at scale in 2022 and beyond. Listening to and working in close collaboration with its enterprise customers across the globe has refined the HMD offering and the company is now a vital partner in these customers’ connectivity journeys.
The one million subscriptions are split between the three core products (Connect Pro, Enable Pro, and Softlock) and are made up of IoT connections, EMM licences, and device lock licences. Building on its renowned portfolio of enterprise smartphones and tablets, the HMD Services offering has bolstered HMD’s enterprise capabilities to become a one-to-shop for complete enterprise mobility and IoT connectivity. Customers such as Nokia Enterprise Solutions, M-KOPA in Sub-Saharan African and Multilaser in Brazil have utilized HMD Services to give them the flexibility to rapidly scale their operations and drive business growth.
Jesse Moore, CEO and Co-Founder of M-KOPA, a prominent and fast-growing fintech platform providing a connected financing solution for smartphones and other devices in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Ghana who utilise HMD’s Softlock technology to create the foundation of their business model said:
Fabiano Favero, Product Director Tablet & Mobile at Multilaser, a Brazilian manufacturer and distributor working with HMD Global as a reseller of HMD Enable Pro for Android for the public sector said:
¹ HMD Global, 2021, non audited, Finnish Accounting Standards
² HMD Global, 2021, non audited, Finnish Accounting Standards