Ericsson and China Telecom sign MoU on IoT cooperation
Published on: 4th Aug 2016
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Ericsson and China Telecom have signed a MoU to jointly build global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and offer one stop global IoT connectivity service to enterprise customers through Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP).
According to the MoU, the partnership, initially covering a five-year period, will provide IoT connectivity services to China Telecom's enterprise customers globally.
DCP is a cloud-based IoT platform that will enable China Telecom to offer enterprises IoT device deployment and help customers manage IoT products efficiently and flexibly. Enterprises will be able to access China Telecom's network efficiently and seamlessly.
Tongqing Gao, vice president, China Telecom, says, "DCP enables operators to cooperate globally to provide IoT device management, subscription management, network connectivity administration and flexible billing services. Therefore, the customers can seamlessly deploy and manage their IoT devices globally in order to ensure globally unified service procedure, consistent user experience, significantly improving efficiency and reducing the cost."