ITI Limited to implement Rs. 334 crore RajNetorder in Rajasthan

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 12-10-2018 12:00:00 IST

ITI Limited, public sector undertaking in the telecommunications technology segment has received Letter of Intent (Lol) from RajCOMP Info Services Ltd., a Govt" of Rajasthan Undertaking to execute the RajNet project.

Highlighting on the implementation of RajNet, Shri K Alagesan, Chairman and managing Director, ITI Limited said, "ITI has been involved in the implementation of the digital India programme in various Indian states. This order from the Rajasthan government to establish wi-fi outdoor access points in the state is expected to enhance the broadband accessibility in remote villages and complement the efforts of Bharatnet phase 1 and 2 to provide last-mile connectivity in far-flung areas of the country."

The RajNet project of the Rajasthan government is expected to ensure connectivity availability till the Gram Panchayat level through multiple mechanisms, like, Broadband, SATCOM, OTA, LAN, SWAN etc. In August 2018, ITI was declared as Ll (Lowest Bidder) in the RajNet project of the state of Rajasthan.

About ITI Limited:

Indian Telephone Industries Limited, commonly known as ITI Limited, is a state-owned manufacturer of telecommunications equipment in India. It was founded in 1948, and today has six manufacturing facilities which produce a range of switching, transmission, access and subscriber premises equipment. It is headquartered at Bengaluru ( Bangalore). It produces GSM mobile equipment at its Mankapur and Raebareli Plants. These two facilities supply more than nine million lines per annum to both domestic as well as export markets. It also produces Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment such as network management systems, encryption and networking solutions for internet connectivity, and secure communications networks and equipment for India's military.

Under the project, ITI is expected to establish 40,000 outdoor Wi-Fi access points in the state of Rajasthan with the project having an order value of approximately Rs. 334 Crore. The project envisages supply, installation and maintenance of outdoor Wi-Fi access points along with associated RF Radio equipment in a period-of six months followed by operation and maintenance of the network for a period of five years.

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