Airtel Business Surpasses 20 Million Connected IoT Devices: Report

Airtel's IoT business offers a wide range of solutions, including asset tracking, vehicle telematics, industrial asset monitoring, and smart metering. Their focus on providing customised solutions across different networks, including 5G, 4G, NB-IoT, 2G, and satellite, showcases their versatility and commitment to meeting the diverse needs of enterprises.

Highlights

  • Airtel Business has achieved a remarkable milestone by surpassing 20 million connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
  • Airtel Business has been securing significant deals to strengthen its leadership in the IoT space.
  • They recently signed an important contract to deploy 1.3 million smart meters on NB-IoT in Bihar.

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Airtel Business, the business-to-business (B2B) arm of Bharti Airtel, has achieved a remarkable milestone by surpassing 20 million connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices in Q4 FY23, as per data reported by Frost & Sullivan. This accomplishment solidifies Airtel Business's dominant position in the IoT market, capturing an impressive 54.3% share in Q4 FY23, according to the report shared by Mint. Airtel Business has been securing significant deals to strengthen its leadership in the IoT space. Notably, they recently signed an important contract to deploy 1.3 million smart meters on NB-IoT in Bihar, showcasing their commitment to enhancing digital infrastructure.




Additionally, the company secured another major win with TP Western Odisha Distribution, a joint venture of the Odisha government and Tata Power, to deploy 200,000 smart meters. Furthermore, Airtel Business has partnered with Matter Motor Works to run 300,000 bikes using cellular IoT technology.

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Ganesh Lakshminarayanan, CEO of Airtel Business, emphasised their commitment to empowering enterprises with efficient and cost-effective automated IoT solutions. By leveraging their secure platform and innovative IoT solutions, Airtel Business aims to enable enterprises to extend their reach even to the remotest parts as they scale their businesses.

Airtel's IoT business offers a wide range of solutions, including asset tracking, vehicle telematics, industrial asset monitoring, and smart metering. Their focus on providing customised solutions across different networks, including 5G, 4G, NB-IoT, 2G, and satellite, showcases their versatility and commitment to meeting the diverse needs of enterprises.

You can check out the Airtel Business web page to explore their IoT offerings. At the time of writing this, Airtel's website shows that it has connected 16+ million IoT devices, and its IoT network has a 99.99% uptime. Airtel Business has more than 8000+ active customers and over 9.9 lahk 2G and 4G sites. Of course, the data can be outdated, and the actual numbers are likely higher.

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