Tejas Networks today announced that it has received purchase order of Rs. 32 crore from Sterlite Technologies (STL) and L&T Construction for its GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network) fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) equipment for a state-led BharatNet project in south India.
Tejas Networks will supply its state-of-the-art GPON OLT and ONT products for this project, which is being funded as a part of BharatNet, the world's largest rural broadband project that aims to deliver high-speed Internet connectivity over optical fiber to all the villages in India. Tejas Networks is already the leading supplier of GPON OLT/ONT products for BharatNet Phase-1 project.
Sanjay Nayak, Managing Director and CEO of Tejas Networks said, "We are excited to partner for this important government project to eliminate the digital divide between urban and rural population. Our GPON and NG-PON products are clearly emerging as globally competitive on all aspects and are being deployed by Tier-1 service providers both in India and around the world."
Tejas Networks designs, develops and sells high-performance and cost-competitive networking products to telecommunications service providers, internet service providers, utilities, defence and government entities in over 75 countries.