BSNL & Aeris pact for IoT solutions

At the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC ) 2017, Aeris Communications and the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) have officially signed pact to launch Internet of Things (IoT) projects across India as part of the digital transformation drive.

BSNL & Aeris pact

As per BSNL & Aeris pact , both the companies will offer packaged IoT solutions and services to enterprises, small and medium businesses and public sector undertakings, among other segments in India.

The pact will provide IoT solutions and services to small & medium businesses and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in India.

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Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical devices such as smartphones, tablets, vehicles and other items which are interconnected to collect and exchange data through the sensors, software, actuators, micro-chips, electronics etc., embedded in them to ensure network connectivity (viz. Internet, Bluetooth, etc).

Internet of Things (IoT)
Internet of Things (IoT)

According to Forbes.com , IoT is the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other). This includes everything from cellphones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices and almost anything else you can think of.

Examples of IoT: Heart monitoring implants, Biochip transponders on farm animals, Cameras streaming live feeds of wild animals in coastal waters, Automobiles with built-in sensors, Self-driving cars, Smart home appliances, field operation devices that assist firefighters in search and rescue operations, and many more.

These devices collect useful data with the help of various existing technologies and then autonomously flow the data between other devices.

The IoT allows objects to be sensed or controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit in addition to reduced human intervention.

Supporting Quotes regarding BSNL & Aeris pact

Mr. Anupam Shrivastava , the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of BSNL, said at IMC 2017:

IoT is the next wave of growth in telecom sector. IoT is an enabling technology that bears the potential to take India to a whole new level of development and our vision is to play a significant part in this endeavor.

Mr. Shrivastava further said:

Our tie-up with Aeris Communications is our first step in this direction. In the days to come we will, through this partnership, translate the potential of IoT into tangible benefits on the ground.


Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar , President of Aeris Communications India, said:

Our tie-up with BSNL is a multi-dimensional one and I am confident that this relationship will transform the contours of the IoT landscape in the country. Our partnership will ensure faster permeation of IoT across India and help businesses and PSUs gain remarkable advantages.

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