Bangalore-based Tejas Networks, a leading global provider of fiber optic transmissionproducts,received the National Award for “Successful Commercialization of a Product based on Indigenous Technology” from the Technology Development Board (TDB), Government of India. This prestigious award was presented by Hon’blePresident ShriPranab Mukherjee during the celebration of National Technology Day at VigyanBhavan, New Delhi.
This award was given for Tejas TJ1400- Packet Transport Node (PTN), an innovative, high-capacity, fiber-optic networking equipment that is used in telecom networks for mobile base station connectivity (for 2G, 3G & 4G) and enabling high speed broadband. TJ1400 has been successfully deployed by several telecom operators in India and in more than 25 countries. The TJ1400 has a reliability of over 99.999% and can be used for simultaneouslyconnecting more than a million phone calls and carrying Gigabits of data traffic.
“As an Indian technology product company with focus on our own R&D and IPR, we feel deeply honoured and are extremely thankful to Technology Development Board, Government of India, for selecting us for this prestigious award. We strongly believe that India has all the key ingredients to become a global leader in telecom products– world-class R&D talent, a large domestic market, and a set of supporting government policies for promoting telecom product design and manufacturing”, said Sanjay Nayak, CEO & MD of Tejas Networks. “We are also thankful to our customers in India as well as internationally, who have shown confidence in Tejas Networks by deploying our cutting-edge products in their mission critical networks.”