Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IoT)


About IoT Division


New division with the name of Services & Development (S&D) was created in July 2013. It started working on Machine to Machine Communication (M2M) and released nine Technical Reports in this domain in year 2015. It was later re-named as Internet of Things (IoT) division in December 2015.

An overview of Machine to Machine communication (M2M) / Internet of Things( IoT).


  • Study of Machine to Machine (M2M) communications / Internet of Things (IoT) to finalize specifications for Indian ecosystem in sync with global SDOs.
  • Framing GR / IR/ ER for the devices related to M2M / IoT domain.
  • Providing technical / policy inputs to DoT, BIS, TSDSI, NITI Aayog and MoHUA on M2M / IoT and 5G related issues
  • Preparing Technical Papers.

Focus Areas

  • Finalising IoT standards for Smart Cities.
  • Adoption of OneM2M standards transposed by TSDSI.
  • Participation & submitting contributions in ITU-T Study Group (SG)-20. ITU-T SG-20 is on IoT and its applications in Smart Cities & Communities.
  • MTCTE (Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipments) : Essential Requirements (ERs) of M2M / IoT devices and Gateways covered in MTCTE.
  • Expansion of IoT Experience Center

M2M Working Groups

Achievements :

  • M2M / IoT Technical Reports.
  • Important actionable points emerged from the technical report.
  • ITU use case documents converted in to ITU-T standards
  • Essential Requirements(ERs) for Smart Devices.
  • Study Papers on M2M / IoT.
  • Conference on M2M / IoT Enabling Smart Infrastructure held on 8th January 2019 in TEC.
  • IoT Experience Center inaugurated by Advisor TEC on 27th Sept 2019.

National Telecom M2M Roadmap, released by DoT in May-2015.

TRAI Recommendations on “Spectrum, Roaming and QoS related requirements in M2M communication”.