Vi partners L&T for trials of smart city solutions on 5G

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Vodafone Idea Limited and Smart World & Communication business of Larsen & Toubro have partnered for a pilot project to test 5G-based smart city solutions.

The companies will collaborate to test and validate 5G use cases built on IoT, Video AI technologies leveraging L&T’s Smart City platform – Fusion, addressing the challenges of urbanisation, safety & security and offering smart solutions to the citizens, in a pilot to be conducted in Pune, said a press release.

Abhijit KishoreAbhijit Kishore, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited, said, “Vi is happy to partner with Larsen & Toubro to test 5G based smart city solutions and utilise our mutual expertise to find solutions that can help shape cities of the future.”

JD PatilJD Patil, Whole Time Director & Senior Executive Vice-President (Defence & Smart Technologies) L&T, said, “We are excited to partner with Vodafone Idea to bring to the table our experience, of having successfully executed several smart solutions across Indian cities, to develop customised, IoT-driven 5G solutions for various industry and enterprise verticals.”