Providing Career Opportunities.
Aai ON aims to establish its operations in Rajasthan, Karnataka and Maharashtra, where in 500 new jobs at each will be facilitated at technical, semi technical and management levels. There will be approx 900 in direct jobs will be created over a period of next two years.
Aai ON in ICT, ITES:
Indian M2M opportunity is likely to reach 100 million USD by 2016 as ecosystem is fast evolving. The challenges for growth of M2M business are technological including protocol standardisation, IPV6 migration, network optimisation, Cyber Security threat and Regulatory in terms of policy direction, clearances, support and high cost of module pricing etc., making the final offering not meet the aspiration of large scale adoption both at Retail & Consumer Enterprise User end. We believe, over a period, as technology matures, module and application pricing would meet mass market expectation.
From their side, the Indian Mobile Industry has taken a lead to play much bigger role beyond providing SMS & Data connectivity on pan India basis to participate in execution of large projects, transition its IT capabilities and understanding of devices, its interplay with network to support /manage millions of device customizations with the present mobile infrastructure. Idea’s example of successful execution of large IOCL and HPCL projects is the harbinger of trends to emerge in future of M2M in India.
While current technological, regulatory and business challenges are making the analysts and research firms project low numbers for connected machine numbers by 2020 in India, we in the Telecom Industry believe M2M is going to surprise the investor community by growing in leaps and bounds and becoming in the medium term, a game changer in the lives of Indian population and their interplay with devices
Indian telematics industry is still in its growing stages, it is estimated to reach $150 million over the next few years.
M2M Ecosystem comprises of carrier MVNOs, hardware OEMs, supply chain, middleware, software application, deployment and asset management. A typical M2M solution consists of five to six stakeholders and each of these stakeholders perform one or more of dedicated tasks, as part of the end-to-end solution. These tasks include connectivity, platform, software development, integration services, consultation, deployment and activation.
M2M market has received lot of attention over the last few years as a business opportunity for substantial growth by the mobile operators, niche M2M software developers, various device manufacturers, systems integrators, network equipment vendors and consulting organizations.
Gartner predicts there will be nearly 26 billion connected devices, with a global economic value-add of $1.9 trillion by 20204 . The International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that devices connected to the Internet will generate nearly $9 trillion in annual sales by 2020.