America Movil, Ericsson to take up 5G and IoT projects in Brazil

America Movil
Telecom network vendor Ericsson today announced its 5G deal with America Movil for deploying test systems for 5G and IoT in Brazil in 2016.

The 5G deployment is part of supporting Brazil’s digital agenda to accelerate opportunities in areas such as health care, education, energy, agriculture and within new industry applications.

Ericsson also announced new 5G research projects with University of Sao Paulo, University of Campinas and Federal University of Ceara.

“The next generation of mobile broadband and the Internet of Things (IoT), enabled by 5G, will accelerate the opportunities to advance in areas such as health care, education, energy services and agriculture, and within new industry applications,” said Hans Vestberg, president and CEO of Ericsson.

Ericsson and America Movil will deploy a test system for Internet of Things (IoT), enabling Brazilian industries and the public sector to prepare for ICT transformation. The IoT test system will specifically focus on low battery consumption applications, such as low power sensors for remote areas.

Baburajan K
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