StarHub selects Software AG for 5G IoT platform service

Singapore’s StarHub has selected Germany-based Software AG to offer an end-to-end 5G-ready IoT service to help organizations in Singapore accelerate IoT implementations.
StarHub 5G in SingaporeStarHub’s 5G IoT platform service, a one-stop solution, provides IoT connectivity including StarHub’s 5G, device management, professional services to integrate existing or new systems, and managed services to run the entire IoT environment for any organization.

The 5G IoT platform service from StarHub connects, manages and monitors IoT devices deployed for different applications, creates customizable analytics, and provides APIs to integrate with existing and new systems.

“This will help organizations to accelerate their IoT implementations. It is offered to companies as a service on a subscription model, allowing flexibility, instant scalability and financial prudence,” said Charlie Chan, chief of Enterprise Business Group at StarHub.

Bernd Gross, CTO of Software AG, said StarHub’s 5G IoT platform allows organizations to aggregate all of its existing IoT applications and connected devices for a real-time, clear overview on a single aggregator platform, without a need for platform migration.

StarHub’s 5G IoT platform service can provide real-time vehicle tracking, automated inspection of the vehicle condition and predict potential issues of the vehicles to take precautionary measures, improve fleet operational efficiency and reduce downtime the case of a public transport operator.

A facility management company can use StarHub’s 5G IoT platform service to develop smart building maintenance strategies to serve building owners better, differentiate their services from competition or improve operational efficiencies.

This is because the service can bring together separate IoT systems that manage different areas of the facility – electricity consumption, rubbish bin usage, washroom cleanliness, footfall, and more, presenting a complete picture of all IoT data.