Telia Carrier, Ericsson sign global IoT backbone agreement

Telia Carrier and Ericsson have signed an agreement that highlights the critical role international carriers have to play in the evolving landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), the companies said.

Telia Carrier will provide backhaul and interconnect solutions to Ericsson´s device connection platform via a dedicated IoT backbone.

This agreement enables IoT operators to connect via any of Telia Carrier´s 220 IPX PoPs directly to ericsson´s device connection platform in a single network hop. Backhaul between IoT operators and device management platforms is a critical link that requires extremely high levels of security and reliability.

Telia Carrier owns and operates an extensive fiber backbone, providing network infrastructure and services.