Ericsson and China Mobile have signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 to build on Ericsson leadership in Internet of Things (IoT) Connectivity Management. While tapping IoT opportunities, they have also teamed up for joint 5G-Enbled Smart Manufacturing demo in a China Mobile booth to showcase 5G industrial digitalization in real time.
The strategic cooperation framework agreement is signed by Chris Houghton, Head, Ericsson- Market Area North East Asia (MNEA) and China Mobile Vice President Li Zhengmao at the MWC 2018. The agreement will pursue developing IoT opportunities in industry and enterprises.
The partnership will build on Ericsson’s leadership in industry solutions and Device Connection Platform IoT (DCP-IoT) Connectivity Management platform, as part of the IoT Accelerator Platform. Supporting China’s One Belt One Road initiative, this will help China Mobile expand IoT business globally.
Ericsson and China Mobile will jointly build an Industry IoT Cooperation Center to plan for and develop IoT Connectivity and IoT ecosystem solutions in areas such as manufacturing, industry, health, and intelligent transportation. Slowly, the partnership will provide government, enterprise and individual customers with richer, multilevel communication, information infrastructure and digital services while maximizing the economic and social benefits. Read more…