Business Need

Today India is undergoing a digital transformation and in order to achieve the aim of providing core infrastructure, give better quality of life to citizens and apply smart solutions to improve services and infrastructure across the country, the Government of India has aimed to build 100 smart cities.

But as we inch closer to the reality of smart cities project, the technological challenges are becoming increasingly apparent. There is a need to retrofit modern communication systems over existing infrastructure to allow secure real-time connectivity, collaboration, data access and analysis. This is where a technology partner like Airtel Business comes in with smart city solutions.

Airtel Solution

Airtel Solution

Airtel Business has developed state of art digital solutions that cater to the needs of smart cities project. These include connectivity, collaboration, cloud, cyber-security, IoT, and network integration. Our objective is to create end-to-end business enablement solutions by harnessing the power of alliances and cutting-edge technology. Airtel Business’ offerings are helping various government project of Smart Cities across India implement features like adaptive traffic control system, video surveillance and ICCC, smart lighting, smart meters, smart signage, DC-DR sites, public Wi-Fi/hotspot, weather monitoring and many more.

Smart City Project Solutions

Product Offerings

Infrastructure and Connectivity

With 3,00,000+ kilometres of optical fibre cables laid out across the country, Airtel Business offers robust last mile connectivity across India. This is further supported by our vast experience of running MPLS, Internet and leased line services over copper and fibre media as last mile. Our partners are assured of their network being managed and operated by highly qualified and skilled personnel round the clock through two state-of-the-art Network Operation Centers (NOCs) based in Gurgaon and Chennai for superior end-to-end network visibility and support.


Airtel Business addresses a Smart City’s crucial requirement of storage/replication and analysis of an enormous amount of data on cloud through Nxtra, a fully owned subsidiary of Airtel. Nxtra is a MeitY-empanelled service provider offering data center, cloud and managed hosting services with 10 data centers across India. It offers the required scalability and flexibility to meet the Smart City needs with enhanced security and control.

Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT lies at the heart of achieving an ultra-connected environment necessary for smart cities. Airtel Business’ offerings address all the IoT needs like asset tracking, smart proactive maintenance and environmental monitoring through:

  • A dedicated Low Power Wide Area Network (LP-WAN)
  • Highly scalable plug-and-play features with rapid deployment
  • Network and application level security


In an extremely connected landscape, each access node introduces a possible point of vulnerability of sensitive data getting exposed. Our Multi-layered Security solution provides managed security services which includes threat monitoring and intelligence, device management, DDOS, Web Proxy, Cloud Security and Incidence response, which assure seamless connectivity and management operations.


Airtel’s offering integrates leading digital conferencing tools to realize the potential of remote meetings. Using our audio-conferencing bridge and video-conferencing capabilities, teams across the city can facilitate seamless, real-time communication through video, voice and text from any device, at any time.

Network Integration and Services

Airtel Business has Tier-1 partnerships with all leading OEMs. Combined with our end-to-end support, this ensures all requirements of a smart city with respect to switching, routing, surveillance, collaboration and data center infrastructure are well taken care of.

Airtel Advantage


Flexible and scalable Smart City solutions


Single point of responsibility for network services and infrastructure


Strategic partnership with leading OEMs


Trained and experience people for end-to-end solution support


Best in class governance and program management process

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