Bangalore based Tejas Networks, a leading global provider of telecommunication equipment, received the CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award for 2011, from the Prime Minister of India who is also the president of CSIR Society, at the CSIR Foundation Day function at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
The CSIR Award is considered as India’s highest technology award and was given to Tejas Networks for the development of its highly innovative and commercially successful, packet optical transmission product, TJ1600. This product innovatively integrates voice and data services, enabling mobile operators to seamlessly migrate their mobile backhaul networks from 2G to 3G to 4G on a single platform. The TJ1600 product has been successfully deployed by many mobile operators in India and in several other countries and is carrying several million minutes of live traffic every day.
“We feel deeply honoured and extremely thankful to CSIR for selecting us for the very prestigious award. Since our inception in 2000, our vision has been to build leading-edge telecom products for India and the world. We are proud of our outstanding team at Tejas Networks, which has shown that we can make world-class telecom products from India. We are also thankful to our customers who have shown tremendous faith in us by adopting our cutting-edge products and supporting us. We strongly believe that we have all the key ingredients in India to make our country a global leader in telecom products: world-class R&D talent, a large domestic market, and now a set of supporting government policies for promoting telecom and electronics products manufacturing”, said Sanjay Nayak,CEO & MD of Tejas Networks.