Airtel and Tech Mahindra ink partnership to focus on enterprise biz

Bharti Airtel and Tech Mahindra announced a partnership to co-develop and market 5G use cases in India.
Tech Mahindra 5GAirtel and Tech Mahindra will set up a joint 5G innovation lab for developing use cases for the Indian and global markets.

The two companies will also bring to market customized Enterprise Grade Private Networks. These solutions will focus on combining Airtel’s connectivity portfolio of 5G ready mobile network, Fiber, SDWAN, and IoT along with Tech Mahindra’s system integration capabilities.

The companies will initially focus on segments such as Automobiles, Aviation, Ports, Utilities, Chemicals, Oil & Gas and expand to other industries going forward.

Airtel and Tech Mahindra will also offer secure Cloud and Content Delivery Network (CDN) solutions to businesses.

Ganesh Lakshminarayanan, CEO-Enterprise Business, Bharti Airtel said: “Airtel and Tech Mahindra will join forces with Tech Mahindra to bring to market a range of cutting-edge digital solutions for the emerging requirements of enterprises.”

“In line with Tech Mahindra’s NXT.NOWTM framework, this collaboration is focused on offering next-generation services to the Indian market by enabling transformation via network, cloud engineering and customer experience,” Manish Vyas, President, Communications, Media and Entertainment Business, and CEO, Network Services, Tech Mahindra, said.