Ooredoo and Ericsson launches M2M platform

Ooredoo-and-Ericsson-Launches-M2M-PlatformOoredoo Indosat and Ericsson has launched a cloud-based Machine-to-Machine (M2M) platform in Indonesia.

The platform, Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP), uses innovative technologies suited to developing markets, which create connected solutions to existing problems. Indosat is the first member of Ooredoo Group to launch this M2M platform with Qatar, Algeria and Tunisia scheduled to follow this year.

Dr Nasser Marafih, group CEO, Ooredoo said, “This launch is the first in a series of group wide innovations that will deliver better results for businesses. Additionally the platform will play a key role in speeding up the implementation of smart city technologies, supporting our customer’s connected lives and helping develop smarter economies, smarter infrastructure, smarter environments and smarter governance in the markets that we operate.”

Alexander Rusli, president, director & CEO, Indosat said, “One of Indosat’s missions is to provide products and services which enhance the quality of the communities we operate in. Our commitment extends further to promise delivery of the best business customer experience through these services. By partnering to provide best M2M products and solutions we have realized one of our missions and commitments here in Indonesia.”

Thomas Jul, head, Ericsson Indonesia said, “M2M will enable the full potential of our vision of the networked society, where everything that benefit for being connected will be connected. With Indosat we will explore the opportunities that will arise with M2M and empower people, business and society in Indonesia.”

With the launch of this innovative IoT/M2M service in partnership with Ericsson, Ooredoo demonstrates the company’s commitment to using its bigger, faster network to provide next-generation services to customers across its footprint. Ooredoo is already working with a number of leading organizations to support the development of smart cities, and has signed a strategic alliance with KT of Korea to introduce new concepts and innovations.

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