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MTN, Eseye partner to boost Africa’s IoT market

By , ITWeb
Africa , 18 Sep 2023
Lawrence Juku, head of IoT Solutions at MTN Business.
Lawrence Juku, head of IoT Solutions at MTN Business.

MTN South Africa has launched a new collaboration with Eseye, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) services, in a massive IoT push on the continent.

Eseye's IoT solutions will be deployed in South Africa as part of the agreement, with the goal of expanding the technology to eighteen MTN operating companies across Africa.

This partnership includes integrating with MTN's existing infrastructure, leveraging Eseye's expertise and experience in building IoT solutions.

A joint statement reads, the collaboration between MTN South Africa and Eseye is a significant step forward for Africa's IoT market. And it will contribute to making IoT more accessible and inexpensive for enterprises around the continent.

MTN said, through this partnership, it will be providing an enhanced cloud-based platform that provides a single point of management for IoT devices, offering a range of local and international features, including remote provisioning, device management, and analytics.

Lawrence Juku, head of IoT Solutions at MTN Business, said: "Our new IoT Connectivity Management Platform, powered by Eseye, will enable us to meet our aggressive IoT connectivity goals, and deliver differentiated services across different IoT verticals.”   

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