Tech Mahindra, Qualcomm to offer smart city solutions

Tech Mahindra, Qualcomm to offer smart city solutions
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23 Aug, 2019

Pune-based information technology company Tech Mahindra has collaborated with Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to offer smart city solutions globally.

Tech Mahindra as the system integration partner will help Qualcomm in establishing smart cities in Asia, the company said in a statement.

“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,” said Manish Vyas, president communications business, Tech Mahindra.

The smart city accelerator programme is aimed at connecting cities, government agencies and enterprises with service providers offering Qualcomm Technologies-based smart city solutions.

 “Tech Mahindra is a global system integrator and leader of innovative smart city and IoT solutions. 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,” said Sanjeet Pandit, senior director, business development and head of smart cities, Qualcomm Technologies.

The members of the smart cities accelerator programme include 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, Qualcomm added.

Last month, Tech Mahindra had reported a 4% rise in revenue and a 7% rise in net profit for the first quarter ended June. The company reported a revenue of Rs 8,653 crore compared to Rs 8,276.3 crore for the corresponding period last year.