Tata Communications partners with Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) to support the roll out of India’s first IoT platform through the LoRaWAN (LoRa) based network. The strategy is to create a range of domestic and cross border IoT connectivity ecosystem that enables customers , partners to connect people Internet of things (IoT) on a global scale.
The project would involve connecting devices , applications and other IoT solutions over the LoRa network particularly for applications requiring elements of mobility such as connected cars, fleet management and transportation services.
The first phase of the roll-out targets Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 cities in India, touching over 400 million people.
With successful field trials in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru, there are also 35 proof-of-concept applications in trial on the network.
“As part of our commitment to innovation and in driving digital transformation globally, we are creating a cohesive, resilient and highly secure network to deploy IoT applications in India,” Anthony Bartolo, President of Mobility, IoT and Collaboration Services at Tata Communications, said in a statement.
“Through our partner centric approach, the HPE Universal IoT platform will enable Tata Communications to build multiple vertical use cases for its Indian IoT network on a common platform with a common data model,” David Sliter, Vice President and General Manager, Communications Solutions Business at HPE, added.
Tata Communications has also selected HPE to be an integral part of its global cellular IoT connectivity services.