Telecom service provider Aircel has selected Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering, to rollout a comprehensive set of Internet-of-Things (IoT) service offerings, a company statement said on Thursday.
Tech Mahindra is providing the IoT services in association with Aeris Communications, a Silicon Valley-based IoT specialist. "Aircel's strong presence in enterprise market combined with the IoT solutions from Tech Mahindra will give an edge to position it as one of the leaders in machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT services in India," the statement said.
Aircel intends to launch vertical specific solutions in IoT space and will cater to market requirement for comprehensive service offerings across several vertical market segments such as smart energy, connected vehicle, and smart cities among others.
Some of the benefits, which the enterprise customers will be able to drive is the ability to predict consumer behaviour and trends, improve customer experience, enhance agility and flexibility, and increase safety and additional revenue streams.
"The need of the hour for digital enterprises is innovative technologies that would transform the way organisations operate. With Tech Mahindra and Aeris, Aircel is well-poised to deliver on this through a comprehensive suite of M2M and IoT services," Suren Amarasekera, chief enterprise officer at Aircel, said.