The company’s slightly byzantine pricing plans are optimized for a number of low-bandwidth, high uptime applications. The company’s SIM cards cost $25 each plus $3 per month and can be ordered in quantities ranging from one to 1,000. After that, the company offers a number of plans aimed at IoT applications.
The SIMs are aimed at global use, with the the pricing tiers ranging from $0.3 to $5.0 depending on region. Much of the U.S., China and Europe fall into the cheapest tier.
“Our cloud-first approach is the right fit for both enterprises and startups seeking to deploy secure and scalable IoT experiences in the U.S,” Soracom’s CEO and co-founder Ken Tamagawa says.
The company’s products at launch include Soracom Air (aimed at #startup & enterprise IoT), Soracom Beam (which reduces power consumption of IoT devices by offloading processing to cloud services) and Soracom Canal (VPN services for secure comms between connected devices and AWS private cloud services).