Sterlite Technologies Signs MoU with Ericsson for Smart Cities


Dr Anand Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Technologies

Sterlite Technologies has signed an MoU with Ericsson to implement solutions for Smart Cities as a part of Digital India program.

As per the MoU, Ericsson will collaborate with Sterlite to design a roadmap and deploy solutions and services required to create a fully functioning knowledge-based society. The alliance will design, deploy, integrate and manage solutions in areas such as communications, public safety, intelligent transport and smart grid solutions, which will enable the establishment of sustainable smart cities in India.

The solutions covered in the MoU include: Communications (Wi-Fi networks and fiber deployment), Public safety (video situational awareness solutions and emergency response), Intelligent transport (traffic management and fleet management) and Smart Grid solutions (smart grid communications and smart metering).

Dr Anand Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Technologies said, “Sterlite is working closely with the government to drive smart sustainable city initiatives and supports Digital India program. We acknowledge Ericsson’s leadership in enabling the Networked Society across the world and are collaborating with Ericsson to implement the Program.”

Chris Houghton, head, Ericsson India said, “Our partnership with Sterlite coupled with our globally proven competencies, experience of smart sustainable city deployments and cutting edge technological expertise will help attain the goals of Digital India.”

Ericsson strives to connect everyone, wherever they may be, by acting as the prime driver for Networked Society – a society in which every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Energy and utilities, transport and automobile, and safety and security industries will benefit most from the Networked Society.

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