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How the confluence of IoT and AI will open a brave new world for embattled telcos

With data and voice tariffs in free fall, enterprise business could be the growth engine for telcos going forward. And it’s a world of infinite possibilities. IoT’s marriage with AI and other new technologies will serve up abundant revenue-generating opportunities.
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Looking to embrace next-gen technologies, Indian telecom companies have begun the ascent up the Internet of Things (IoT) value chain. Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), the cellular-network backbone for future IoT applications, may finally be here. Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel are already doing pilot projects and will roll out commercial NB-IoT services across the country soon. Reliance Jio also
LTE-M and NB-IoT. IoT has plenty to offer in conjunction with analytics and AI capabilities, in terms of enhancing operational efficiencies, reducing costs, and streamlining operations for enterprises across verticals. Clearly, telcos must think beyond connectivity alone and position themselves as ecosystem enablers or end-to-end solution providers of IoT solutions. ( Graphic by Sadhana Saxena)
Looking to embrace next-gen technologies, Indian telecom companies have begun the ascent up the Internet of Things (IoT) value chain. Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), the cellular-network backbone for future IoT applications, may finally be here. Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel are already doing pilot projects and will roll out commercial NB-IoT services across the country soon. Reliance Jio also LTE-M and NB-IoT. IoT has plenty to offer in conjunction with analytics and AI capabilities, in terms of enhancing operational efficiencies, reducing costs, and streamlining operations for enterprises across verticals. Clearly, telcos must think beyond connectivity alone and position themselves as ecosystem enablers or end-to-end solution providers of IoT solutions. ( Graphic by Sadhana Saxena)

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