Telefonica’s know-how arm partnered with infrastructure and asset administration software program firm Atrebo to digitise 200,000 telecoms infrastructure parts, together with towers and different websites, with blockchain know-how.
In a press release, the operator defined Atrebo will use Telefonica’s TrustOS blockchain-based platform to offer traceability and transparency to tower operations and logistics.
The platform will report data corresponding to incidences, points and site visitors knowledge managed by the infrastructure, and supply the information to infrastructure managers in close to actual time.
Telefonica acknowledged its platform can even allow transparency in actions in upkeep, including or eradicating gear and vitality administration, amongst others.
The operator additionally highlighted advantages for the creation of recent enterprise fashions for telecoms belongings together with commercialising tower rights or implementing crowdfunding mechanisms for operations or future deployments.
Different strikes by the operator within the area embody teaming with blockchain start-up aitos.io for a 5G blockchain IoT module and upping the security of TrustOS via a partnership with digital identification specialist Entrust.