Tejas Networks to help Airtel boost optical network capacity in key cities

Bengaluru-based Tejas Networks has been selected by communications solutions provider Bharti Airtel for boosting its optical network capacity in major metropolitan markets.

As part of this, Tejas Networks will be responsible for the supply, installation, and support pertaining to its TJ1600 DWDM/OTN products for extending the optical networks of Airtel towards the edge, support 5G backhaul, B2B services, and broadband applications.

Sanjay Nayak – Managing Director and CEO of Tejas Networks said: “We are delighted to expand our decade-long partnership with Airtel, which has established itself as one of the premier telecom service providers in the world.

“Under this new contract, we will provide our multi-terabit TJ1600 DWDM/OTN products to augment Airtel’s metro network capacity right up the network edge.

“We are happy to see that our TJ1600 platform, with its “pay-as-you-grow” modular design supporting 100Gbps to 600Gbps wavelengths and a universal OTN/DWDM architecture offering advanced bandwidth expansion and optimization, is gaining significant traction among leading telecom service providers around the globe.”

Through the improved capacity, Airtel will be able to provide a superior experience to its customers as data consumption in India increases rapidly.

Randeep Sekhon — Chief Technology Officer of Bharti Airtel said: “Airtel has been making significant investments in expanding its metro network capacity as part of its 5G readiness and for catering to increased bandwidth consumption by fixed-line and enterprise customers. We are delighted to partner with Tejas in this key network intervention that will enable us to deliver world-class experience to our customers.”

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