Ericsson and Sterlite Technologies in smart city deal

Ericsson has partnered with Sterlite Technologies to drive Smart Sustainable City initiative in India for Digital India.

Ericsson and Sterlite together will design a roadmap and deploy solutions and services required to create a fully functioning knowledge based society.

Under this partnership, the companies 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.

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Ericsson acts as a Networked Society and connects everyone, wherever they may be, the company said. Energy and utilities, transport and automobile, and safety and security industries will benefit most from the Networked Society.

The solutions covered in the agreement 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).

“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,” said Anand Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Technologies.

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