Smart Agri

Smart Agriculture

The Internet of Things is generating a huge amount of data that is currently retained in vertical silos. To illustrate how data from multiple sources can be combined and utilised, creating valuable assets and great monetisation potential for the agricultural sector.

Data from sensors can help manage disease, pests and crop conditions efficiently. Yields improve by managing the crops and livestock according to their condition and external factors such as weather or diseases. Improved logistics can also ensure that less food is wasted.

Mobile operators are uniquely positioned to offer reliable and trusted services to increase productivity and profitability in agriculture. IoT Big Data and low power wide area networks in licensed spectrum (Mobile IoT) are vital in making agriculture a technology-driven, smarter and more efficient industry.