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Tech Mahindra and Qualcomm to collaborate on Smart City solutions

PUNE: Digital services firm Tech Mahindra today announced a collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated to offer smart city solutions globally. The ‘Smart City Accelerator Program’ launched by Qualcomm Technologies in April, is aimed at connecting
cities, government agencies and enterprises with service providers offering Qualcomm Technologies-based smart city solutions.

Manish Vyas, President Communications Business, Tech Mahindra, said, “Tech Mahindra is committed to develop innovative solutions by leveraging next generation technologies to devise and manage smart solutions for cities, local governments, enterprises and industries. We are excited to partner with Qualcomm Technologies as part of their ‘Smart City Accelerator Program’ to ensure the development and deployment of cutting edge Smart Cities solutions globally.”

The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program hopes to accelerate the transformation of smart urban infrastructure and services for the 21st century. Its members are a mix of hardware and software providers, cloud solution providers, system integrators, design and manufacturing companies, as well as companies offering end-to-end solutions for Smart Cities. Tech Mahindra will be the system integration partner to roll out the smart city solutions.

Sanjeet Pandit, senior director of business development and head of smart cities, Qualcomm Technologies, said, “The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program provides a central hub for smart cities solutions across regions and verticals, and we are pleased to see Tech Mahindra participate as the leading system integrator in our program.”

Tech Mahindra’s business applications cover various smart city solutions, like smart parking, smart energy management, smart street lighting, and smart automated meter reading. These, along with the company’s global managed services capabilities and partner ecosystem will help Tech Mahindra provide a comprehensive solution across applications.

Source: Economic Times