RJio and Samsung team up to deploy cellular IoT network in India

By : |March 2, 2018 0

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio and Samsung Electronics have partnered to deploy cellular IoT network to 99 percent of the Indian population and significantly improve network capacity across the country. Under the partnership, Samsung will supply Jio with equipment to boost LTE network coverage and capacity.

Jio said that the IoT(Internet of Things) service will reach every corner of India, and the IoT network will support a variety of consumer and enterprise use cases. Jyotindra Thacker, President, Reliance Jio said, “Both companies have done strides in India transforming lives of enterprises and individuals. We are happy to work with our only network partner.”

The IoT network, the first of its kind in the country, will support a variety of consumer and enterprise uses such as vehicle tracking, smart appliances, smart metering, security, surveillance and more. The partnership aims at generation of unexplored services and business models for enterprises, opening a new phase of collaboration between the two companies.


Youngky Kim, president and head of networks business at Samsung Electronics, said, “We are delighted to contribute to Jio’s success story and rapid growth. We have been striving to offer the best experience possible to all users at Jio. Jio’s LTE network will unlock the potential of IoT and promise a much more convenient and safe environment for users.”

The NB-IoT service will work on the existing spectrum held by Jio and would only require a simple software upgrade of the already installed base stations for services roll-out.

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