Press Releases

On-Ramp Wireless™ Appoints Former Verizon Executives Ivan Seidenberg and Richard Lynch to Board Roles

Telecom veterans will guide company through next phase of strategic growth as it deploys a world-class wireless platform for connecting the Internet of Things   San Diego, Calif. – March 27, 2014 – On-Ramp Wireless™, a leading provider of wireless solutions for M2M communications, announced today that former Verizon Chairman and CEO Ivan Seidenberg has joined its board of directors, and former Verizon EVP and Chief Technology Officer Richard ”Dick” Lynch has joined its advisory board. Mr. Seidenberg and Mr. Lynch each bring a wealth of wireless industry and management expertise to On-Ramp from their extensive careers in telecommunications. Their…

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On-Ramp Wireless Receives Top Recognition in Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition

Company recognized for leadership in Communications for its Total Reach Network, also takes “Best in Show” honors SAN DIEGO – October 2, 2013 – On-Ramp Wireless™, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, announced today that it has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition, a unique industry awards program powered by the publishers of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid. On-Ramp Wireless received top honors in the “Communications” category, as well as an overall award of “Best in Show: Most Efficient Cost Saver,” for its innovative, industry-leading Total Reach Network. The On-Ramp Total Reach Network was…

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On-Ramp Wireless™ Appoints Scott Hughes as Vice President of Finance

Experienced High Tech Finance Executive will Help Company Manage Rapid Growth August 22, 2013 – SAN DIEGO – On-Ramp Wireless™, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, today announced that Scott Hughes, an experienced finance and business planning executive with significant experience in both startup and Fortune 500 environments, has joined the company as Vice President of Finance. In his role, Mr. Hughes will oversee On-Ramp’s financial, investor relations, and human resources functions. Mr. Hughes brings over 23 years of experience to the company, with a strong knowledge of the enterprise hardware networking segment and semiconductor design…

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On-Ramp Wireless™ Expands Series C Funding to $31M; Includes Funds from Strategic Investors Enbridge and Energy Technology Ventures

July 17, 2013 – San Diego, CA Investments from strategic investors and Third Wave Ventures will be used to further commercialize solutions and expand into new markets On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, announced it has secured an additional $15 million in its Series C funding round from new investor Enbridge, a leader in the safe and reliable delivery of energy in North America, and existing investors Third Wave Ventures and Energy Technology Ventures – a GE Ventures, NRG Energy, ConocoPhillips joint venture. This brings the total raised in the Series C round to…

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Former NRECA CEO and Congressman Glenn English Joins On-Ramp Wireless™’ Strategic Advisory Board

July 9, 2013 – San Diego, CA Appointment will enable further expansion of On-Ramp’s flexible, cost-effective wireless solution to connect the Smart Grid On-Ramp Wireless™, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, announced that Glenn English, former CEO of National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) the nation’s premier trade association representing the interest of member-owned electric utilities and a former ten term Congressman, has joined its strategic advisory board. On-Ramp’s solution provides electric utility companies a single cost effective low-power, wide area wireless network for running multiple Smart Grid applications such as AMI, demand response, and grid…

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On-Ramp Wireless™ Expands Management Team by Appointing Experienced Sales Leader Dane Smith as EVP of Sales & Marketing

June 18, 2013 – San Diego, CA Global experience in building channel sales in energy, gas and technology will poise On-Ramp for significant growth On-Ramp Wireless™, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, announced that Dane Smith, an experienced sales and marketing leader with more than 20 years of experience growing sales for industry leading companies, has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this newly created role, Mr. Smith will drive On-Ramp’s go-to-market strategy globally. On-Ramp’s technology for M2M connectivity is a key enabler of the Internet of Things, which analysts…

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On-Ramp Wireless™ Recognized by Greentech Media as a Top 10 Smart Grid Vendor to Watch in 2013

San Diego, Calif. – March 27, 2013 On-Ramp joins GE and Honeywell, among others, as the only communications solution to be recognized On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, was recognized as one of the Top 10 Smart Grid Vendors to Watch in 2013 by Greentech Media Research, a leading green energy research and market analysis group. The On-Ramp Total Reach Network was the only communications solution to be recognized, reflecting the tremendous value it offers as the ideal wireless communications platform for a broad range of smart grid applications. The On-Ramp Total Reach Network is an…

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On-Ramp Wireless Launches AMI Solution Powered by its Wireless Communication Network

San Diego, Calif. – February 5, 2013 The On-Ramp Total Reach Network AMI solution dramatically reduces utilities’ network infrastructure costs and accelerates ROI. On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, today announced the launch of its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution which is built on the On-Ramp Total Reach Network, its award-winning wireless communications infrastructure. Through partnerships with industry-leading meter and meter data management system (MDMS) providers, On-Ramp supports state-of-the-art smart metering capabilities on the same network infrastructure that supports grid automation and demand response. On-Ramp is pleased to announce that GE has selected On-Ramp’s…

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On-Ramp Wireless Appoints Kevin Hell as President and CEO

October 31, 2012 On-Ramp Wireless Appoints Kevin Hell as President and CEO San Diego, Calif. – October 31, 2012 – On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, today announced that Kevin Hell, an experienced public market CEO and board member, will join On-Ramp Wireless as president and CEO, effective Wednesday, October 31, 2012. “Having demonstrated the superiority of its wireless solutions in operational deployments with major utilities, On-Ramp is now positioned to scale its offering and diversify its markets,” said Don Telage, Chairman of On-Ramp’s Board of Directors. “Kevin’s experience, energy and demonstrated record of…

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Cleantech Group Selects On-Ramp Wireless as a 2012 Global Cleantech 100

For the second year running, On-Ramp recognized as a top private company in clean technology On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation, accepted a prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100 award last night from Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment. The Global Cleantech 100 list, which was chosen among 8,285 applicants in 85 countries, is unique in the sector because it highlights the promise of private clean technology companies from all around the world, focusing on those companies which the players in the market feel are currently the…

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