Telstra inks new deal with Cisco for Internet of Things (IoT) services

Cisco announced a five-year agreement with Telstra to provide connectivity management for Internet of Things (IoT) services.
Telstra broadbandTelstra has already used Cisco’s IoT Control Center SaaS solution for more than 10 years to grow new revenue streams. Telstra serves thousands of customers including Australia’s major financial institutions, retailers and government, offering more visibility and flexibility to manage their businesses and turn IoT data into decisions.

Cisco IoT Control Center, a leading mobile IoT SaaS platform serving the connected car industry, is used in more than 50 service provider networks and 30,000 enterprises supporting more than 185 million connected devices.

Cisco continues to work with its service provider customers like Telstra to explore 5G use cases that will drive value, including private 5G, as the platform supports both 5G standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) networks, said Masum Mir, Vice President, Mobility, Automation and IoT Control, Cisco.

“We’re an IoT global leader as we continue to scale up our IoT software and platform offerings across several industry verticals, while leveraging Australia’s largest IoT network with over four million IoT devices now connected,” said Mark Chapman, Group Owner of Industry Solutions and IoT, Telstra.