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August 04, 2023
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Meet the 2023 HR Achievement Award Honorees ❯

Human resources professionals work diligently to create positive company cultures, inspire happiness and facilitate overall growth....

May 11, 2023
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30 Women to Watch: Meet the leading ladies of 2023 ❯

Utah Business Magazine - The 30 Women to Watch awards honor the exceptional women of Utah’s businesses. These...

February 16, 2023
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Meet the 2023 Utah Business Forty Under 40 Honorees ❯

Utah Business - Each year, Utah Business celebrates professionals who are changing Utah’s business landscape...

January 10, 2023
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2023 Sales and Marketers of the Year ❯

Utah Business Magazine - What’s a business without its sales and marketing teams? Utah Business is proud to...

December 21, 2022
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Exhibit floor sizzles with excitement at Self-Service Innovation Summit ❯

Vending Times - There was never a dull moment last week as attendees perused the exhibits to find the latest self...

July 11, 2022
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Smart Irrigation Month Q&A: OptConnect ❯

Irrigation & Lighting - Justin Nichols breaks down OptConnect’s unique smart irrigation involvement, what it...

June 03, 2022
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2022 CXOs of the Year ❯

Utah Business Magazine - As team leaders, C-suite executives make the hard decisions that impact daily operations as...

March 01, 2022
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From 3G to 4G to 5G and Beyond ❯

Automatic Merchandiser - As the cellular carriers roll out the new and enhanced 5G network, they will be turning off...

March 01, 2022
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Looking at Bitcoin ATM Connectivity Lessons ❯

ATM Marketplace - Bitcoin ATMs are becoming more common across the globe, with 45,000 in North America alone. Wayne...

September 01, 2021
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Making a Connection, Part 2 ❯

Planet Laundry - From 3G to 4G to 5G and beyond, learn how cellular connectivity is helping to power today's...

August 24, 2021
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Emerging and Rooted: Technology for Vending, Micro Markets and OCS has a Lot... ❯

Vending Market Watch - Introduced late last year, neo2 is OptConnect's “next evolution in fully managed cellular...

August 09, 2021

Making a Connection ❯

Planet Laundry - Examining the Internet connectivity options available to your laundromat business. With the...

June 08, 2021
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IoT Innovations 2021 and Beyond ❯

Connected World Magazine - At a time of disruption, when companies have been tempted to put their digital...

March 11, 2021
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Meet Our 2021 CEO of the Year Honorees ❯

Utah Business - During the past 12 months, every business has felt the strain of dealing with “the new normal." But...

January 06, 2021
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Convenience services cautiously optimistic about 2021 ❯

Vending Times - Self-service providers generally agree the pandemic has raised awareness of the need for new ways to...

June 01, 2020
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OptConnect solo, The Easy Way For Operators to Connect Machines ❯

Vending Connection - With OptConnect Solo, vending operators can easily ensure that their machines are connected to...

May 11, 2020
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Commercial Grade Cellular Connectivity For Home, Travel ❯

The Green Sheet - OptConnect, a managed wireless services provider, released OptConnect Home Office, a portable,...

February 18, 2020
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5G Prelaunch Adoption Exceeds Expectations ❯

The Green Sheet - OptConnect launched mylo, a 5G wireless router, on Feb. 10, 2020, a product Baird described as...

January 10, 2020
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Meet the 2020 Sales & Marketers of the Year ❯

Utah Business - Working with OptConnect, Matt's lead the team to a record-breaking growth of revenue and a launch...

December 19, 2019
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Connectivity: Payments Secret Sauce ❯

The Green Sheet - We asked payment leaders for insights on how telco service providers and partnering companies are...

October 22, 2019
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ATMs Go High-Tech, High-Touch at NAC 2019 ❯

The Green Sheet - Chris Baird, President and CEO at OptConnect, praised NAC for providing a platform for thought...

August 12, 2019
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NAC Leaders Model the Way to Capitol Hill ❯

The Green Sheet - The nonprofit trade association for the independent ATM industry brought 50 members to the two-day...

August 05, 2019
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Winners of the 2019 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Awards Announced ❯

IoT Evolution World - The award honors the best and most innovative products and solutions powering the Internet of...

June 25, 2019
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A Modem Bundled with Time ❯

EE Journal - There’s a company in Utah that thinks IoT designers deserve that same kind of red-carpet, white-glove,...

June 21, 2019
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Target POS Outage Sparks Interest in Data Protection ❯

The Green Sheet - According to Stefan Tapia, national sales manager at OptConnect, retail analysts have estimated the...

June 21, 2019
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IoT Managed Services’ Role in the Enterprise IoT Evolution ❯

IoT World Today - IoT managed services are poised to help enterprises in numerous ways, from comprehensive network...

May 16, 2019
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IoT World 2019 News: The 6 Biggest Announcements ❯

CRN - We break down the six biggest IoT announcements at the IoT World 2019 conference, which included Verizon's...

May 16, 2019
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OptConnect Showcases Managed IoT Connectivity at IoT World ❯

IoT World Today - At the IoT World tradeshow, OptConnect debuted products and services designed to enable...

April 19, 2019
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Antenna Upgrade for Both ATMs and Coin-Op ❯

Replay Magazine - Designed to operate on a 4G LTE network, OptConnect officials say the new device is aimed at a wide...

March 25, 2019
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Self-Serve Kiosks Reduce Friction, but IoT Learning Can Throw a Curve ❯

Kiosk Marketplace - IoT is an exciting playground as machines are being built that do things faster, more accurately,...

February 11, 2019
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IoT Payments: Fast, Fraudproof, Frictionless ❯

The Green Sheet - Organizations use IoT technologies to automate tasks to improve efficiencies, product development...

September 19, 2018
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Here are the 115 Utah Companies Listed on the Inc. 5000 ❯

Desert News - Utah’s growing business and tech sectors gained national recognition in one of the top lists in the...

September 10, 2018
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High-Quality, Low Cost SIM Card Management ❯

The Green Sheet - Utah-based OptConnect, a managed wireless solutions provider, has created a SIM card management...

August 27, 2018
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Partners: Payment Industry’s DNA ❯

The Green Sheet - In the new paradigm, merchants recognize they have a choice in processors and look for partners...

April 13, 2018
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What's Up With ATM Wireless Service? ❯

Vending Connection - The ATM wireless modem is not just a dumb black box anymore. Get to know its features and...