MTN Group Launches IoT Services in South Africa with Cisco Jasper

MTN Group Launches IoT Services in South Africa with Cisco Jasper Image Credit: Cisco

MTN group has partnered with Cisco to announce the availability of the Cisco Jasper Control Center automated IoT connectivity platform for enterprises to povide IoT services in South Africa.

MTN is the first mobile operator in South Africa to deploy Control Center, a leading global IOT platform, enabling their business customers to launch, manage, and monetise IOT services worldwide.

Initial customer adoption has indicated strong demand for Control Center across all industries, with particular interest from the connected car, vehicle tracking, building security and automation, and logistics industries.

MTN's mobile network, combined with Cisco Jasper Control Center, enables enterprises to securely and cost-effectively deliver new connected services throughout South Africa, and to scale those services globally as needed. 

Mariana Kruger, GM for ICT Solutions, MTN Business
More businesses worldwide rely on Cisco Jasper Control Center than any other platform to deliver these IOT services, and combined with our powerful network, we are providing customers with the premier IOT connectivity solution in South Africa.

Kalle Ward, MD, EMEAR, Cisco IoT
Businesses throughout South Africa trust MTN as their network and business solutions provider, and now with Control Center, those businesses can reliably and securely launch and monetise IOT services not only in South Africa, but globally.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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