Ericsson to drive Smart City initiatives with Sterlite Technologies


Ericsson has signed an agreement with Sterlite Technologies to work together in driving Smart Sustainable City initiatives in India in line with the Government’s vision of Digital India. Under the agreement, Ericsson will collaborate with Sterlite to design a roadmap and deploy solutions and services required to create a fully functioning knowledge-based society.The alliance will design, deploy, integrate and manage solutions in areas such as communications, public safety, intelligent transport and smart grid solutions, which will enable the establishment of sustainable smart cities in India.

Dr Anand Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Technologies, said, “Sterlite is working closely with the Government to drive smart sustainable city initiatives and supports Digital India programme. We acknowledge Ericsson’s leadership in enabling the Networked Society across the world and are collaborating with Ericsson to implement the Programme.”

Chris Houghton Head of Region India Ericsson 300×300 Ericsson to drive Smart City initiatives with Sterlite TechnologiesChris Houghton, Head of Region India, Ericsson, said, “Ericsson is playing a crucial role in the creation of Networked Society and is also a driving force in changes that are currently taking place in the business landscape of many industries. Our partnership with Sterlite coupled with our globally proven competencies, experience of smart sustainable city deployments and cutting-edge technological expertise will help attain the goals of Digital India.”

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