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Increased productivity in agriculture with IoT

Increased productivity in agriculture with IoT

Enabling IoT in agriculture

In partnership with Ericsson, Vivo, Raízen and EsalqTec, Brazil

Addressing inefficiencies through IoT in agriculture


Current farming is not sustainable largely due to an inefficient usage of resources.


Information generated by IoT devices on the farms is captured and made available by the LTE and IoT platform infrastructure.


Agribusiness experiences an increase in productivity, reduced operational costs, and optimized allocation of equipment and machinery. There is also the potential to develop innovative use cases with the agriculture ICT ecosystem. 

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Brazilian Government and Ericsson to innovate together for Internet of Things

The Brazilian Government, represented by the Ministry of Communications, and Ericsson have agreed a mutual cooperation to deploy proof-points of the Networked Society in Brazil.

The partnership will create a Networked Society Lab in Brazil to test new technologies and measure the positive impact of Internet of Things (IoT) projects including smart water, agriculture, rainforest protection, disaster prevention and monitoring applications.

Read the press release
Sustainable development goals

Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

The highlighted Sustainable Development Goals are included in the project.

"The Internet of Things is quickly emerging as a very significant agent of transformation as it blends the physical and digital worlds. By cooperating with Ericsson's Networked Society Lab, we will better understand and be at the forefront of how we can sustainably improve agriculture, smart cities, energy and industrial production, among other areas, in Brazil."
- André Figueiredo, Minister of Communications, Brazil