MTN South Africa has announced a new partnership with Eseye, a global provider of IoT services.
The partnership will see Eseye's IoT solutions deployed in South Africa, with the aim of expanding the solution to 18 MTN operating companies across Africa. This involves integration with MTN’s current infrastructure, a process which will require Eseye’s engineering expertise and experience in deploying rapid IoT solutions.
Lawrence Juku, Head of IoT Solutions at MTN Business, said: "Eseye's expertise and solutions will help us to accelerate the deployment of IoT across Africa and meet the needs of our customers. Our new IoT Connectivity Management Platform, powered by Eseye, will enable us to meet our aggressive IoT connectivity goals, and deliver differentiated services across different IoT verticals.”
The partnership with Eseye will help MTN South Africa to improve its IoT capabilities through Eseye's expertise in IoT connectivity, allowing MTN to offer a more comprehensive range of IoT services to its customers. Juku adds: “MTN has an ambition to grow IoT offerings not only in South Africa, but across its continental footprint.”
Through this partnership, MTN will be providing an enhanced cloud-based platform that provides a single point of management for IoT devices, offering a range of local and international features, including remote provisioning, device management, and analytics.
Nick Earle, CEO of Eseye, said: "We’re delighted that MTN has put its trust in Eseye to deliver a new global eSIM and IoT Platform that will help their customers achieve their extended IoT goals.”