MTN, Cisco launch automated IoT connectivity platform

May 24, 2018 4:12 pm0 comments


JOHANNESBURG – MTN and Cisco have launched internet of things (IOT) services throughout South Africa.

The availability of the Cisco Jasper Control Centre enables an automated IoT connectivity platform for all companies looking to provide IoT services to their customers on MTN’s mobile network throughout South Africa.
MTN is the first mobile operator in South Africa to deploy the Control Centre, hailed as a leading global IoT platform, enabling their business customers to launch, manage and monetize IoT services worldwide.
“We’re excited to see the early adoption from our business customers, and it’s clear that organizations in every industry are eager to deliver powerful connected services that help transform their businesses,” said Mariana Kruger, General Manager for ICT Solutions at MTN Business.
Kruger said more businesses worldwide relied on Cisco Jasper Control Centre than any other platform to deliver these IoT services.
Combined with MTN’s network, they are providing customers with the premier IoT connectivity solution in South Africa.
Kalle Ward, Cisco IoT Managing Director for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, said regardless of industry, every business can benefit from delivering connected services that enhance their customers’ experiences, help reduce operational cost and introduce new sources of revenue.
“Businesses throughout South Africa trust MTN as their network and business solutions provider, and now with Control Centre, those businesses can reliably and securely launch and monetize IoT services not only in South Africa, but globally,” Ward said.
Cisco Jasper partners with 50+ service providers that manage IoT devices across more than 550 mobile networks worldwide.
– CAJ News

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