UROS Partners with Tata Communications for IoT and Smart City Projects
UROS Group and Tata Communications have partnered to power IoT devices and services in smart connectivity and smart city verticals worldwide
Turnkey Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, UROS Group is partnering with Tata Communications to deploy IoT and Smart City solutions across large commercial and public sector organisations globally.
Jerry Raatikainen, CEO, UROS, said that the collaboration’s target was to cater to millions of users worldwide with its IoT platform. He added that Tata would be one of its key partners in achieving the target.
The companies will be powering IoT-enabled devices and services in smart connectivity, smart cities and many more. The aim is to boost the companies’ latest technologies and resources. UROS and Tata Communications will couple their IoT connectivity platform to power the devices.
UROS will use the Tata Communications bootstrap eSIM and physical SIM capability, which, in turn, will enable UROS to boost deployment of new IoT devices for its customers. It will also reduce roaming costs and simplify connectivity management in the process.
The CEO opined that can further reinforce high-quality and reliable user experience to customers throughout their digital transformation journey by partnering with Tata Communications.
IoT and smart city market
As per an Equity Bulls report, the collaboration focuses on the exponentially growing IoT and Smart City market, with connected IoT devices estimated to reach 20.4 billion by 2020 and the overall market value for smart cities globally predicted to surpass $2 trillion by 2025.
Anthony Bartolo, Chief Product Officer, Tata Communications, said that the company wants to create a world of truly global, borderless connectivity, where anything can be connected.
“There are huge opportunities for organisations across sectors to transform how they operate and serve their customers through new, always-connected services and applications. We look forward to leveraging our relationships with more than 600 mobile network operators worldwide to help UROS’ customers innovate and accelerate their growth through IoT,” he was quoted.
Tata Communications global network connects 4 out of 5 mobile subscribers and carries around 30 per cent of the world’s Internet routes.
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