New Delhi, 10th August 2018: SenRa, a PAN India LoRaWAN™ network service provider today signed services agreement with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) to provide LoRaWAN™ network to IIT Bombay. The agreement will focus to boost up technology advancements for solutions to various projects funded by the Government of India.
In 2014, the Government of India launched the ‘Make in India’ program to encourage companies to manufacture their products in India. As part of this initiative, they also set forth funded programs with top Universities to enable development of products made in India leveraging latest technologies while solving real (life) problems faced by people in India on a day-to-day basis. IIT Bombay is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. Reputed for the outstanding caliber of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programs, IIT Bombay is deemed as one of the top Universities in India.
With the recent successes of LoRaWAN™ in India, IIT Bombay was intrigued by the technology and sought out the support from companies with expertise in LoRaWAN™. As one of the leading LoRaWAN™ network operators in India, SenRa provided LoRaWAN™ network connectivity to IIT Bombay for research and development projects.
“We are extremely happy and honoured to have the opportunity to support IIT Bombay on LoRaWAN™ for their research and development efforts,” said Ali Hosseini, CEO of SenRa. “By enabling Universities and students with access to our services, not only are we expanding the LoRaWAN™ ecosystem in India, but we are also expanding the minds of the future leaders of India.”
With this deployment in Mumbai, SenRa’s LoRaWAN™ network is now present in twenty cities throughout India and are on track to reach thirty cities by the end of year.