China Telecom, Bridge Alliance to offer regional M2M/IoT services

China Telecom signed an IoT business partnership agreement with Bridge Alliance, enabling China Telecom to provide Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) services to multinational enterprise customers across Bridge Alliance´s footprint, the company said.

Bridge Alliance is a mobile alliance covering 34 countries or regions in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

The agreement leverages Bridge Alliance´s technical and commercial capabilities to provide homogenous solutions across its footprint. This enables China Telecom´s customers to apply a ´glocalised´ approach tapping on the simplicity of one single integration with China Telecom and the full support and service quality of local networks in Bridge Alliance.

Similarly, Bridge Alliance members can now extend their IoT services to China through China Telecom.

China Telecommunications is one of the largest state-owned telecommunication companies in China, with a total registered capital of RMB220.4 billion.

Bridge Alliance is mobile alliance for premier operators and their customers in the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.