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Tejas Networks’ Packet Optical product wins Aegis Graham Bell Innovative Telecom Product Award.

Bangalore, India, July 25th 2011: Tejas Networks Ltd., a leader in next-generation optical networking products, announced that their Packet Optical Transport (POTP) product, TJ1600, has won the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Innovative Telecom Product Award 2011. Aegis Graham Bell Awards is intended to promote innovation in the field of Time (Telecom, Internet, Media & Edutainment) and to provide recognition for outstanding contributions. This award was given by Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications & IT, Government of India, Mr. Sachin Pilot, at a high-profile event in Mumbai yesterday.

“We are delighted to win this prestigious award as it validates our approach of developing an innovative packet optical transmission platform that puts operators at a competitive advantage in the new mobile broadband era. Our innovative Future ReadyTM transmission products enable our customers to cost-effectively scale their networks to meet the spiralling data growth, while continuing to profitably serve their existing base of voice and leased line customers. In India, leading operators like Airtel, Aircel and other leading 3G operators have installed TJ1600 successfully and we are addressing over 250 million subscribers,” said Sanjay Nayak, CEO & MD.

Arnob Roy, President Engineering added, “Tejas POTP portfolio enables service providers to seamlessly transition their 2G/2.5G networks serving all-voice traffic to 3G/4G networks serving predominantly data traffic at a pace in line with their data traffic and business growth. TJ1600 is a POTP product that can be deployed as a 100% native TDM box today and can be smoothly migrated to a 100% pure-packet box in the future on the same shelf, making it a truly scalable and Future ReadyTM platform.”

About Tejas Networks

Tejas Networks is a leading provider of end-to-end optical transport solutions to telecom companies. Tejas customers include telecom carriers who provide voice as well as new-generation data services to end-users as well as enterprise customers. These carriers are spread across verticals like telecom, utilities, media and defence. Tejas helps customers get Future Ready. Today.TM by enabling a smooth migration from legacy TDM to new-age packet based transport with minimal capex and opex spend. Tejas is a market leader in the highly competitive Indian telecom market and is ranked amongst top- ten companies in the global Optical MSPP market, with an installed base spread over 60 countries. Visit Tejas Networks at