HP and Tata Communications to build World’s largest IoT network

HP and Tata Communications to build World’s largest IoT network

By | February 27th, 2017
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced that it is working with Tata

Communications, to support the roll-out of India’s first LoRaWAN based

IoT network.


														
							

The announcement came at the Mobile World Congress 2017. The first phase of roll-out targets would be touching over 400 million people.Alongside successful field trials in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore, there are also 35 proof-of-concept applications in trial on the network.The association between Tata Communications and HPE paves the way for a new era in enabling devices with embedded connectivity.

The platform supports long-range, low-power connectivity deployments, as well as devices that use cellular, radio, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. Recent enhancements announced for HPE Universal IoT Platform will enable use of multiple LoRa gateways with common set of applications to simplify device provisioning and control.

The project involves connecting  devices, applications and other IoT solutions in smart buildings, campus, security and healthcare services in nearly 2,000 communities, covering over 400 million people, making it the first-of-its-kind initiative in India.

Tata Communications has also selected HPE to be an integral part of its global cellular IoT connectivity services. HPE is demonstrating a variety of smart city use cases on the HPE Universal IoT Platform at Mobile World Congress 2017.

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Nisheeth Bhakuni