MTN South Africa targets IoT with Eseye

19 September 2023

MTN South Africa has announced a new relationship with Eseye as part of a big IoT push on the continent.

Eseye's IoT solutions will be deployed in South Africa as part of the agreement, with the goal of expanding the technology to eighteen MTN operating companies across Africa. This partnership includes integrating with MTN's existing infrastructure, leveraging Eseye's expertise and experience in building IoT solutions.

The collaboration between MTN South Africa and Eseye is a significant step forward for Africa's IoT market. It will contribute to making IoT more accessible and inexpensive for enterprises around the continent.

"Our new IoT connectivity management platform, powered by Eseye, will enable us to meet our aggressive IoT connectivity goals, and deliver differentiated services across different IoT verticals,” said Lawrence Juku, head of IoT Solutions at MTN Business.

MTN will be providing an enhanced cloud-based platform that provides a single point of management for IoT devices, offering a range of local and international features, including remote provisioning, device management, and analytics.

"We are proud to be awarded this multi-year agreement with MTN, which is a significant contract for Eseye and demonstrates the calibre of not only our technology, but also our IoT expertise,” said Nick Earle, CEO of Eseye.