Tejas Networks wins Rs. 111 Cr order for Indian Navy’s Communication network from Sterlite Technologies Limited
Bengaluru, October 22, 2018: Tejas Networks [BSE: 540595, NSE: TEJASNET] today announced that it has received a purchase order of Rs. 111 Cr for Indian Navy’s country wide next-generation digital communications network from Sterlite Technologies Ltd [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global data network solutions company. As a part of this order, Tejas Networks will supply its state-of-the-art terabit capacity DWDM systems and high-performance Layer-3 Multi Gigabit Ethernet switches, for this pan-India network.
The Indian Navy’s communication network is being built as a robust, highly secure, scalable and reliable digital highway for naval operations that will link multiple Indian naval offices and India-administered islands. As the master systems integrator, Sterlite Technologies has been awarded a long-term contract for design, execution, operations and maintenance of Indian Navy’s Digital Network.
Mr. Sanjay Nayak, Managing Director and CEO of Tejas Networks said, “We are delighted to be a part of this prestigious communication project for the Indian Navy as a technology partner for Sterlite Technologies for DWDM and Layer-3 Multi Gigabit Ethernet switches. It is a matter of great pride that our designed-and-made-in-India DWDM products and Layer-3 Multi Gigabit Ethernet switches will be deployed in Navy’s network, which has long-term strategic significance for India. The order reinforces our technological and execution capabilities for building large and complex communication networks.”
Mr. K.S Rao, CEO – Telecom Services Business, Sterlite Technologies further added, “Tejas Networks is a leading Indian OEM that designs and manufactures world-class optical and data networking products. They have demonstrated capabilities in executing complex, carrier-grade and mission-critical networks. We are happy to work with Tejas Networks to execute this project of national importance. ”
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