Digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications today said it will deploy 5,000 smart gas metres for natural gas distribution company Mahanagar Gas Limited in Mumbai.
Tata Communications has stowed an agreement from Mahanagar Gas Ltd (MGL) to convey IoT empowered smart savvy meters in Mumbai. The new smart meters will give households and businesses remarkable perceivability and control over their gas use, and empower MGL to upgrade operational efficiencies.
MGL, one of India’s Natural Gas distribution company and they had committed to install 5000 such smart meters under this task.
“We want to help our customers better understand their energy use, save money and reduce their carbon footprint – while improving our own operational efficiencies,” said Rajeev Mathur, Managing Director Mahanagar Gas Limited. “Smart meters connected to Tata Communications’ IoT network will enable households and businesses to access insights on their gas usage in real-time using an interactive online dashboard.”
As indicated by different reports, the worldwide smart gas meter market is set to develop from around $1.59 billion in 2016 to $2.27 billion by 2021. It is additionally expected that there will be around 130 million smart meters crosswise over India in the following three years.
MGL’s new smart meters will be outfitted with dependable, secure availability gave by Tata Communications’ public Internet of Things (IoT) organize. This framework depends on a ultra-low-control, long-run LoRaWAN organize, which empowers Mahanagar gas limited to at the same time screen a large number of smart meters. It implies that its clients won’t need to physically check their gas meter readings – rather the brilliant framework will consequently track their gas utilization.
“Our current extensive research found that the house is the place individuals anticipate that IoT will have a major effect, with more than 90% of individuals overviewed saying that they might want to utilize IoT to screen their home apparatuses remotely progressively, for instance,” said VS Shridhar, Senior Vice President and Head for Internet of Things, Tata Communications. “Smart metering is one of numerous IoT-empowered applications that could change how individuals live and connect with their general surroundings, and how organizations work and draw in with their clients. We anticipate working with MGL and other inventive service organizations, as they outfit the energy of IoT to enhance the way they serve their clients and deal with all parts of their tasks.”
Tata Communications is building the establishment for IoT in India with the world’s biggest IoT network service provider, crossing almost 2,000 communities and touching more than 400 million individuals altogether. Till date, the company has rolled out the LoRaWAN network in 38 cities, with more cities planned for implementation over the next two years.