Communications technology company Ericsson on Monday said it has identified three key industry segments – public safety, utilities and transport – to drive its sales in its business line ‘Industry and Society’ globally and in India. “Ericsson is uniquely positioned to bring the right mix of technologies and delivery models to industries and societies. We create platforms with multi-industry relevance and scale that deliver transformational offerings to public safety, utilities & transport sectors in different parts of the globe,” said company vice-president and Industry and Society head Orvar Hurtig. Also Read - Cryptocurrency regulation bill: How worried are Indian investors?
“We build new intelligence into legacy infrastructure, unlock operational efficiencies and create opportunities for utilities to drive service innovation and customer experience management,” he added. Also Read - Indian mobile gaming market to shoot up to at least $5 billion by 2025: Report
Ericsson India vice president and head of engagement practices Nishant Batra said: “In India, we will be happy to support government initiatives for Smart Grids, Smart City and Digital India projects. We are seeing a lot of interest in the areas of utilities and public safety from different state governments.” Also Read - India's first virtual science lab launched for students: Here's what the govt wants to acheive with it
Ericsson’s utilities portfolio covers smart grid communication, smart metering, critical infrastructure management, and customer and revenue management, while in the domain of public safety, it provides end-to-end solutions providing security, trust and reliability in life-saving operations, helping authorities protect the public.