Telenor Pakistan Partners with Telenor Connexion for IoT Development

Telenor Pakistan was evaluating IoT suppliers from some time now. The company has finally closed the evaluation process and announced Telenor Connexion as partners for IoT development in Pakistan. Telenor Pakistan Partners with Telenor Connexion for IoT Development.

Telenor is working on IoTs for sometime now. In line with its commitment to take Internet of Things (IoT) to the next level and help the society realize its true potential, Telenor Pakistan also Conducted a Round Table Workshop on IoT with industry leaders in Islamabad.

Telenor Pakistan Partners with Telenor Connexion for IoT Development

As Telenor Pakistan has decided to go with Telenor Connexion whose IoT platform will now be available to the Pakistan IoT ecosystem of startups and partners.

The concept of “Internet of Things (IoT)” has evolved from the convergence of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the internet. IoT is basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other).

Asia shows the highest growth it IoT deployments, both in percentage and absolute numbers

And the list of these devices include everything from cellphones to coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices and almost anything one can think of. This is why every government must think for its possible intervention into the system in order to benefit more consumers

Waqar Nayyar, Head of IoT at Telenor Pakistan said:

Telenor Pakistan has been leading the market in innovation, for example in financial services and agriculture services. Now we want to take lead on the IoT development too, exploring the possibilities in this area and help building the IoT ecosystem in Pakistan”

While thanking Telenor Connexion, Waqar said:

“Telenor Connexion offers a cost-effective, flexible and scalable solution, which is a prerequisite for a high growth market like Pakistan. Also, factors such as brand equity and reliability are important for customers to minimize risks and liability. With a connectivity solution like this we enable Pakistani companies to connect locally with our existing customers

With the time, Pakistan has witnessed development in tech sectors with the rabidly growing numbers of startups and incubators. Internet of things is getting increased focus due to it ability to provide advancements in critical areas such as agriculture.

Jesper Lagerstedt, Partner Manager at Telenor Connexion said:

“Asia shows the highest growth it IoT deployments, both in percentage and absolute numbers. And it’s not just China but also countries such as Indonesia, Korea and Taiwan. While the IoT development has come further in more mature markets, we now start seeing very interesting opportunities in high growth markets in Asia as well as in other regions of the world.

Also Read: Telenor Pakistan Conducts Round Table Workshop on IoT

Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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