Vodafone Idea, the largest telecom operator in India, is currently aiming to launch the narrowband IoT services. This is done by the company to enhance the enterprise business. In terms of the homework, the company has already conducted pilot programs in various cities.
The growth of the NB-IoT market in India
The Vodafone Idea Company has a target of creating a bulky NB-IoT market. The company expects that the market might develop drastically within the initial three years. As per the relevant IoT updates, the approximate growth will be around Rs 5000 crores.
The proof of the concepts regarding the services has already launched in Jaipur, Kochi, Chennai, and Bangaluru.
Lookouts of the Company
The company has the aim to set up the NB-IoT network with several partners and devices. The tests related to the network distribution are asset tracking, smart wearable, and parking, smart meters.
Future of NB-IoT
The NB-IoT is a brand new standard of technology that helps to enhance the future of the Internet of Things connectivity. It can help extensively in minimizing the power consumption of various devices as well as setup extensive connection within the machines.
According to Gliddon, the business officer of Vodafone Idea, the company has a keen focus on NB-IoT as it is a global standard of GSMA. It is helpful to bring the costs of the device down as the ecosystem scale grows.
The main reason why Vodafone Idea is eager to launch the NB-IoT network so fast is due to its rivals. It is the latest IoT news that both Reliance and Airtel are competing with each other in starting the NB-IoT network. The said network is made already available in Mumbai by Reliance. Bharti Airtel is also getting ready to launch the network soon.