The next boom in the technology sector is the Internet of Things (IoT). To be a major part of this technology advancement, Indian government-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and one of the leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider Aeris has entered into an agreement to jointly tap the IoT market in India.
The partnership will help in penetration of IoT projects across the country as part of India’s digital transformation drive. Both companies will offer packaged IoT solutions and services to enterprises, small and medium businesses and public sector undertakings among other segments in India.
“IoT is an enabling technology that bears the potential to take India to a whole new level of development and our vision is to play a significant part in this endeavour,” said Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman and Managing Director, BSNL.
“Our partnership will ensure faster permeation of IoT across India and help businesses and PSUs gain remarkable advantages while enabling innovation at all levels through ubiquitous connectivity and IoT solutions tailor-made for the challenges that Indian companies face, “ said Dr Rishi Bhatnagar, President, Aeris Communications India.
BSNL through its wide rural and urban networks will offer solutions to meet various end uses of IoT projects. Like, improving supply chain efficiency, enhancing customer experience, tracking and monitoring assets, improving logistics and empowering smart cities through a bouquet of solutions.
Aeris on the other hand with its IoT Services platform, will serve as a strong and robust foundation for projects involving IoT. It will hep business of various sizes evolve into resilient, innovative and performance-driven entities that are future ready.