L&T, Vi partner to set up private LTE network

Vodafone Idea
L&T Smart World & Communication and Vodafone Idea Limited have now joined hands to establish a use case for a private LTE enterprise network in India.

As per the reports, both the partners will carry out an accelerated Proof of Concept (PoC) at group business L&T heavy Engineering’s AM Naik Heavy Engineering Complex at Hazira Surat.

The private LTE PoC is based on the technology developed by Nokia.

Executive Opinion

Mr J. D Patil, Whole Time Director & Senior Executive Vice President, Defence & Smart Technologies, Larsen & Toubro, said, "We believe private enterprise networks are here to stay, proliferate and help transform businesses on the Industry 4.0 growth path. We are excited about this technology and promise it holds, and along with our partners Vodafone Idea, are betting big in digitizing Indian enterprises".

Arvind Nevatia, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited, said, "As a market leader in enterprise solutions, Vi Business remains focussed on empowering businesses to grow and reinvent in this dynamic digital ecosystem. We are excited to partner with L&T Smart World & Communication to build a complete solution for Private LTE with cutting-edge applications on future-ready 5G network infrastructure, based on technology expertise from Nokia. This collaboration will demonstrate our strength and capabilities to deliver solutions for the enterprises of tomorrow, driving faster adoption of industry 4.0 in India. We are confident that this pilot will revolutionize and transform L&T’s A M Naik Heavy Engineering Complex manufacturing facility, unlocking new potential for future scalability".

L&T and Vi collaboration

Moreover, Vi and L&T have also collaborated up to trial 5G use cases in the areas of smart, public safety and connected health as a part of the ongoing 5G trials on the government allocated 5G spectrum.

Both companies have collaborated to test and validate 5G use cases built on the Video AI technologies, IoT leveraging the L&T Smart City platform, as unveiled by the companies in a statement.

L&T claims that because of its varied experience of seamless IT/OT integration and world-class technology solutions, it will be able to design, test, implement and validate the network as well as the satisfactory deployment of the use cases over it.

Moreover, Vi Business claims that because of its deep expertise in offering innovative and reliable telecom services to enterprises, it is able to prepare for a future-ready industry via partnerships and trials with significant industrial companies.
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