Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson on Tuesday (2 June) signed an agreement with Sterlite Technologies to work together in driving Smart Sustainable City initiatives in India in line with the government's vision of Digital India.
Under the agreement, Ericsson will associate with Sterlite to design a roadmap and deploy solutions and services to create a fully functioning knowledge-based society.
Chris Houghton, Head of Region India, Ericsson, said, "our partnership with Sterlite coupled with our globally proven competencies, experience of smart sustainable city deployments and cutting edge technological expertise will help attain the goals of Digital India."
Both the companies will work together to design, deploy, integrate and manage solutions in areas such as communications, public safety, intelligent transport and smart grid solutions, which will enable the establishment of sustainable smart cities in India.
"Sterlite is working closely with the Government to drive smart sustainable city initiatives and supports Digital India programme. We are collaborating with Ericsson to implement the Programme," Anand Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Technologies, said in a joint statement.