MTN Group has announced joining the IoT World Alliance, making it the first telecommunication company in African to join. IoT World Alliance is a collaboration of mobile network operators aimed to adopt and run a globally connected business through smart business decisions.
The IoT World Alliance aims to eliminate the complexity associated with deployments of connected devices worldwide
MTN Group Executive for Enterprise Business, Oliver Fortuin said “not only do we join a community of like-minded telecommunications companies committed to making global connectivity cheaper and simpler, but as MTN we believe this partnership supports our efforts to deliver on our core belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. “
In the same vein, IoT World Alliance Chairman, Mark van den Berg commented that “We are pleased to have MTN on board, and look forward to leveraging the scale and reach that MTN has in Africa and parts of the Middle East. I think it is an exciting and long overdue partnership not only for MTN Group but also for IoT World Alliance as we work towards enabling our customers’ IoT device connectivity.
“we look forward to a long-lasting partnership and most importantly working together to offer customers the solutions they need when they need them,” he added.
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