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Tejas Networks ranked as #1 vendor in India's Optical Aggregation Market

Bangalore, October 17, 2017: Tejas Networks (NSE: TEJASNET l BSE: 540595) today announced that Ovum (Informa), a market-leading data, research and consulting firm focused on heiping digital service providers and their technology partners thrive in a  connected digital economy, has ranked Tejas as the market leader in India's optical aggregation segment in Q2, 2017 on a rolling  four quarter basis.

"Tejas Networks has held the #1 position in India's Optical Aggregation market with a market share of 36%. As of Q2, 2017, Tejas Networks has maintained its leadership position in the India optical market, which was the fastest-growing Optical Networking market in the world, with a strong sequential as well as year-on-year growth. Ovum's Optical Networking market includes three product segments -  Aggregation, WDM and Subsea Optoelectronics," said Don Frey, Principal Analyst, Transport and Routing at Ovum Telecoms Research.

"We are delighted that Tejas Networks is ranked as the #1 vendor in the optical aggregation segment in India - the world's fastest-growing and most-competitive telecom market" said Sanjay Nayak, CEO and MD of Tejas Networks. "We believe that India is at the cusp of a prolonged growth cycle in optical networking, driven by strong usage of mobile data as well as broadband by consumers and businesses. While there is decent fiber capacity in inter-city networks, there is a significant catch-up investment needed in the aggregation and metro segment, since less than 20% of cell towers are currently fiberized. With our strong incumbency , long-standing customer relationships and government's support for Make-in-India, we are well positioned to benefit from this increased demand for optical networking equipment in India," he added.

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Tejas Networks designs, develops and sells high-performance and cost-competitive networking products to telecommunications service providers, internet service providers, utilities, defense and government entities in over 75 countries. Tejas products utilize programmable, software-defined hardware architecture with a common software code-base that delivers seamless upgrades of new features and technology standards. Tejas Networks is ranked among top-10 suppliers in the global optical aggregation segment and has filed over 349 patents.

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