Tata Communications Transformation Services Limited (TCTSL), a leading telecommunications transformation and managed services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Communications Ltd., signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ooredoo Maldives to explore the development of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the island nation and help build momentum for digital initiatives in the region.
TCTSL is currently deploying one of the world’s largest IoT networks in India for its parent company, Tata Communications Ltd. While exploratory in nature, when concluded, this engagement will help both Ooredoo Maldives and TCTSL jointly address several business opportunities in emerging areas such as IoT, managed security and cloud.
Speaking on the occasion, CEO of Ooredoo Maldives Najib Khan said, "This partnership with TCTSL marks another milestone in our commitment to the Digital Maldives initiative. As the world continues to undergo rapid transformation, we remain focused on embracing new technologies to enable greater innovation and opportunities for our customers. We look forward to working with TCTSL to design, develop and deploy IoT solutions across industry verticals in order to deliver service excellence for our customers in the region."
Madhusudhan Mysore, CEO and Executive Chairman of TCTSL said, “This engagement with Ooredoo Maldives helps us further demonstrate our vision of being an end-to-end orchestrator, bringing ready to deploy IoT solutions for communications service providers (CSPs) to accelerate revenues in their respective markets.
“Expanding on our extensive IoT network deployment experience in India and our vertical industry solution integration expertise, we are on an ambitious journey and continue to build several market-specific solutions across the ecosystem of devices, network and applications. This new partnership further helps us expand our business enablement and managed services with an opportunity to drive synergies across growing demands for next generation services.”
The engagement will help both Ooredoo Maldives and TCTSL develop capabilities in deploying services in IoT device management, subscription management, network connectivity administration, flexible billing, cloud solutions, open source, API Management and website and applications development. This will include wearable and smart technology for enterprises and consumers using Ooredoo's next generation LTE Advance Pro Network, LoRA and other Internet technologies, ensuring a globally unified service procedure and introduction of industry best practices for a seamless user experience for consumers in Maldives.