Ericsson brings digital transformation and IOT in Utilities to light at Wetex 2016

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Published September 26th, 2016 - 07:37 GMT

Ericsson is pleased to announce its participation at the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016, from October 4 to 6 at the Dubai World Trade Center. This year Ericsson is the Platinum Sponsor at the event and will demonstrate a variety of its Smart Grid, Utilities, Cloud and Sustainability solutions, while the company’s Global Head of Utilities, Marco Li Vigni, will discuss digital transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the utilities industry in light of the theme ‘At the Forefront of Sustainability’.

The front-runners in industries like Utilities, Transport, Public Safety, and Mobile Financial Services, are starting to shift information and communications technologies from the backroom to the boardroom, from support act to main stage. To address this, Ericsson will demonstrate its Smart Grid Node and Cellular IoT and Sustainable Water solutions. Moreover, the company will have flash demonstrations of its Smart Meter to Cash, Analytics, and Cloud and Data Center capabilities; in addition to videos showcasing Smart Grid Nodes, Digital Utilities and Smart Meter as a Service.

On October 6, Ericsson’s Global Head of Utilities, Marco Li Vigni, will discuss how Increased focus on emission reductions, new business models and operational efficiency are changing the nature of the utilities business and creating new challenges and opportunities.

Ericsson can help organizations re-invent themselves in an environment of changing industry roles, intense competition and financial pressure. As economies and societies become more interconnected, Ericsson helps industry innovators break away from silos or bespoke products in favor of platforms, collaboration, and connected solutions. Each industry – and every company and authority within it – has its own journey, its own starting point, and its own destination. Ericsson creates platforms with multi-industry relevance and scale, that focus on delivering transformational offerings to the Smart sustainable cities, Utilities, Transport , Public safety and Mobile financial services industries.

Visit Ericsson’s stand PSP-4 at WETEX at Dubai World Trade Center from October 4 to 6, 2016. 

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Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. For more than 140 years, our ideas, technology and people have changed the world: real turning points that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole.

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