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  • Distributed workforce makes it imperative to build ‘adaptable culture’: STL Tech’s CHRO - Aug 2, 2021

    We focus on the 3 C's – Connect, Care and Capability. Staying meaningful and relevant to a rapidly changing context is at the core of our people strategy and culture, says Anjali Byce, Chief Human Resource Officer, Sterlite Technologies. As STL grows exponentially, Anjali and her team are building an agile and culturally strong organization by running strong programs on talent, culture, values, and diversity. Anjali has handled multiple-functional excellence areas including strategic HR, industrial relations, organizational development, learning and development, corporate social responsibility, health, safety, and environment and administration.

  • India's 5G space booming with global, domestic players pitching in - Aug 1, 2021

    India's 5G dreams may have been delayed amid the pandemic but this has not been able to detract the equipment makers from engaging in terms of equipment manufacturing and network development. Further, both domestic and global companies are set to benefit from the non-participation of Chinese majors Huawei and ZTE in the 5G trials. Global equipment majors such as Ericsson are not the only ones in the game. Even domestic players have risen up to the occasion and are now actively pursuing tie ups along with growing their technical prowess.

  • STL Launches NetXs, new-age structured cabling solutions - Jul 29 , 2021

    While moving away from legacy network architecture, data centres and enterprises are looking for structured cabling solutions that can bring them greater bandwidth, scale, connectivity and security. With the ever-growing demand for applications, it has become very critical to select the right cable design for meeting current and future requirements. These new-age cabling solutions must be designed for high data transmission (supporting ~10X data growth), high agility and flexibility to enable service providers and enterprises to adopt digital and move to the cloud seamlessly.

  • STL acquires Clearcomm to acquire Foothold in UK and Europe - Jul 27 , 2021

    STL announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Clearcomm Group Ltd, a UK based network integration company. The companies, in a joint statement, disclosed the transaction details. First, Sterlite will acquire 100% of the share capital of Clearcomm in 2 tranches. As such, the first tranche will acquire 80% of the share, which will happen immediately. Sterlite said that this tranche will base itself on an enterprise value of 15.5 million pounds. Further, STL will acquire the rest 20% in 2023, it said in the statement.

  • What organisations need to become front-runners in a hybrid working model - Jul 23 , 2021

    According to Anjali Byce, CHRO, STL, organisations go through lengthy processes to recruit and onboard qualified and suitable employees but equally important is the continuous development and nurturing of talent to perform at their best potential. At STL, we have an array of businesses from manufacturing and project delivery to technology for which functional expertise is core and critical thinking, problem-solving, agile methodologies and collaborative innovation are key capabilities to succeed.

  • Sterlite Tech to execute Rs 4,500 cr worth orders in FY22; aims to double revenue in 6-7 quarters - Jul 23 , 2021

    Sterlite Technologies posted its Q1FY22 earnings. The performance got impacted due to second wave of COVID-19 especially on the project execution, said Anand Agarwal, Group CEO at Sterlite Technologies, in an interview with CNBC-TV18. “Our manufacturing business across the globe went off pretty normally. We saw a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) business on the optical, manufacturing and products business. The services business is now coming back to normal and we should be seeing a more normalized QoQ growth in both these businesses,” he added.

  • Sterlite Tech to acquire UK’s Clearcomm for £15.5 million - Jul 22 , 2021

    In a bid to globalise its network integration business, Sterlite Tech (STL) will acquire a UK-based network integration company, Clearcomm Group Ltd for £15.5 million. The acquisition will enhance the presence of its network solutions across the UK and Europe. Clearcomm is a privately held company that provides end-to-end network integration solutions and capabilities in the UK. According to the press release, it has been generating profitable growth with revenues in the range of £20 million and growth rates of over 25 per cent over the past three years.

  • Sterlite Tech to acquire UK-based network integration company Clearcomm Group - Jul 22 , 2021

    Broadband technology company Sterlite Technologies on Thursday said it will acquire Clearcomm Group, a leading Network Integration company in the UK, to further globalise its system integration business at an enterprise valuation of around Rs 160 crore. Sterlite Tech will acquire 100 per cent of the share capital of Clearcomm Group in two tranches, the company said in a regulatory filing.

  • Sterlite Tech Q1 results: Net profit jumps multi-fold to Rs 116 crore - Jul 22 , 2021

    Broadband technology company Sterlite Technologies NSE -4.31 % on Thursday posted a multi-fold jump in its consolidated profit at Rs 115.75 crore in the first quarter ended June 2021, helped by business gains post easing of Covid restrictions. Sterlite Technologies (STL) had recorded a profit of Rs 5.96 crore in the same period a year ago due to the impact of pandemic.The revenue from operations of STL increased by about 49 per cent to Rs 1,309.23 crore during the reported quarter from Rs 876.2 crore in the corresponding period of 2020-21.

  • STL invests Rs 1,500-crore, expands fibre cable production capacity - Jul 20 , 2021

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) has invested as much as Rs 1,500 crore since 2019, and scaled up its optic fibre manufacturing capacity from 30 million fibre kilometres (fkm) to 50 million fkm, and currently maintains an orderbook of Rs 11,000-crore, a top company executive said. "We have invested almost Rs 1,500 crore in the last two and a half years, and have increased the capacity of optical fibre from 30 million to 50 million fkm, and the capacity of cables from 18 million to 33 million fkm," Anand Agarwal, group chief executive, Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) told ETTelecom.

  • We have aligned our CSR focus areas with the SDGs: Akanksha Sharma - Jul 19 , 2021

    STL's five CSR emphasis areas are Women's empowerment, education, healthcare, environmental and volunteering because of their inherent links to and enablement of other development goals. Akanksha Sharma, Head CSR and Sustainability, STL, spoke on STL's sustainable development and sustainability initiatives with India CSR.

  • Corporates Creating Lasting Value With Innovative Sustainable Initiatives - Jul 10 , 2021

    The sole purpose of corporate social responsibility is to give back to communities and create positive and enduring socio-economic value for them. Today, CSR is one of the potent measures for corporate players to build their organisation brand’s image. It has also become an integral part of the business model for many of them. Through their CSR initiatives, corporates have proven that their business goes beyond and can contribute toward a better tomorrow in these uncertain times.

  • STL gearing to achieve revenue of Rs. 10,000 Cr by end-FY’ 23 - Jul 03 , 2021

    STL, an industry-leading integrator of digital networks, showcased its plans for reaching an annual revenue run rate of Rs. 10,000 crore by end-FY ’23 at the second Annual Investor meet, STLescope 2021. The company announced a 3-pronged strategy – Growing the Optical Solutions market globally; Globalizing its System Integration solutions across UK and Europe; and Building new disruptive technologies for its Access Solutions business to enhance its market share to capture an addressable market across Optical and Wireless solutions and System Integration.

  • STL to invest Rs 200 crore for expanding optical fibre manufacturing capability, open facilities in US, UK - Jul 02 , 2021

    Digital networks integrator Sterlite Technologies (STL) said it is aiming to expand its optical fibre manufacturing capabilities from 33 to 42 million fibre-kilometers at an investment of Rs 200 crore and open new facilities in the US and the UK to chart its next phase of growth. The Pune-based company underlined that these capacity enhancements will support extensive fibre build-outs planned across the US, Europe and UK to boost rural broadband and 5G roll outs.At the same time, the company is aiming to achieve an annual revenue run rate of Rs 10,000 crore by Q4 of FY23, driven by sustained investments with deep customer engagement.

  • Open RAN: Will it change the fortunes of Indian telecom industry? - Jul 01, 2021

    Indian smartphone users account for second highest average data consumption globally. And this data consumption is expected to reach 40GB/month by 2026 from 14.6 GB/month in 2020. Telecom players need to match the speed in network deployment/expansion as that of data consumption to satiate the ever growing digital appetite of Indian smartphone users.

  • Sterlite Technologies announces PoC collaboration with Chunghwa Telecom - Jul 01, 2021

    Sterlite Technologies announced that it has successfully completed a proof-of-concept (PoC) for its programmable FTTx (pFTTx) software solutions with Chunghwa Telecom's open broadband access network. The PoC collaboration demonstrated how STL's fully virtualized OLT software stack will enable Chunghwa to upgrade its Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) to XGS-PON (10 Gig Symmetric PON) - a fibre access technology for symmetric broadband speeds of up to 10 Gbps. This successfully establishes pFTTx as a fully cloud native, disaggregated and open networking compliant solution for last mile fixed access.

  • 5G, Wi-Fi 6 Ready Software From STL to Allow Easy Shift to XaaS Model - Jun 30, 2021

    At this moment of time, the telecom industry is at an inflation point and is currently witnessing a shift in terms of its consumption and pay-as-you-go model. There is also an increased need for the unlocking of new revenue streams and infrastructures, as well as the adoption of agile business models. A report that was recently has suggested that approximately 72% of 5G revenue growth is dependent on the transformation of OSS/BSS. However, the shift to the better suited XaaS model is obstructed by data security, integration complexity and costs. STL’s new NSW 2.0 portfolio will enable Communications Service Providers or CSPs to make use of the rapid evolution when it comes to open architectures, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, cloud models.

  • STL launches 5G, WiFi 6-ready, cloud-native software portfolio for telcos - Jun 30, 2021

    The NSW 2.0 portfolio also supports multi-vendor plug-and-play components using a standardized TM-Forum compliant API suite to help telcos monetize 5G, WiFi 6, along with Business As Usual functions, according to an official statement. STL said the new portfolio will allow telcos to scale up with reduced Capex and a faster time-to-market while speeding up their transition to open and cloud-native platforms.

  • Making Paramilitary Digitisation future-ready - Jun 30, 2021

    Thanks to the pandemic, we do not feel as safe outside our homes as we used to. Despite what happened in the last 18 months, we still have some sense of security and privileges to lead a normal life. A large part of it is owing to lacs of defense personnel who are safeguarding our national borders. While we enjoy our day-to-day routine, our forces on the borders protect our sovereignty. They are on-duty 24×7, braving extreme weather conditions, difficult terrains, a raging pandemic, and much more. It’s time we make them feel safer as well.

  • Crowded 5G network solutions segment may see a price war - Jun 26, 2021

    Telecom equipment segment could soon see a price war with as many as 10 Indian entities entering the fray to offer 5G network solutions based on open source technologies. Companies including TCS, Saankhya Labs, ITI Ltd., STL Tech, HFCL, Tejas Networks and Tech Mahindra are making their move into the 5G solutions space with an eye not only on the Indian market but also on opportunities in the global arena.

  • Preparing for 5G : Steps needed to gear up for the coming telecom revolution - Jun 23, 2021

    The manufacturing sector has emerged as one of the high growth sectors in India. The ‘Make In India’ campaign has further pushed our economy and provided global recognition to Indian manufacturing industries. At the recently organised, ‘Digital Technology Senate 2021 – Manufacturing’ by Express Computer, several panel discussions, fireside chats and keynote sessions took place. The two-day online conference was organised on June 16, 2021 and June 17, 2021 to discuss the implications of the pandemic on the manufacturing industry and how automation is helping the manufacturing sector to overcome Covid fatigue.

  • Automation: A support system for manufacturing - Jun 22, 2021

    The manufacturing sector has emerged as one of the high growth sectors in India. The ‘Make In India’ campaign has further pushed our economy and provided global recognition to Indian manufacturing industries. At the recently organised, ‘Digital Technology Senate 2021 – Manufacturing’ by Express Computer, several panel discussions, fireside chats and keynote sessions took place. The two-day online conference was organised on June 16, 2021 and June 17, 2021 to discuss the implications of the pandemic on the manufacturing industry and how automation is helping the manufacturing sector to overcome Covid fatigue.

  • Rapid digitisation fuelling market demand in India, overseas amid pandemic: Sterlite Technologies - Jun 20, 2021

    Digital networks integrator Sterlite Technologies Ltd has said that rapid digitisation is fuelling demand for solutions, both in India and overseas, despite the COVID pandemic.Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) Group CEO Anand Agarwal said running operations in the backdrop of pandemic gives the company confidence that processes have been strengthened to the extent that it is now better prepared to navigate through the situation on ground.

  • It’s time we recognise India’s 5G dream - Jun 18, 2021

    Many people will think this is an absurd statement, given 5G hasn’t seen the light of day in India. While it is true that India is behind the curve, it has a perfect opportunity to stride ahead. It has done this in the past. The country lagged behind its developed counterparts by almost 4 years in rolling out the 4G networks. Despite that, it has higher 4G penetration than many of them. India also has the lowest mobile data cost per gigabyte in the world. The country is not only a fast adopter, it also can make wireless technology all-pervasive.

  • The optical fibre decade - Jun 16, 2021

    Imagine 2025, it is 10.30 p.m. and Rohit, 52, is all alone in the office. Suddenly, he has difficulty breathing and in the next moment he finds himself reaching out to someone for help. He is probably having a heart attack.

  • Notion that 5G is dangerous is incorrect: Sterlite Technologies CTO - Jun 14, 2021

    The Delhi High Court quashed last week a petition by film actor Juhi Chawla against rolling out 5G technology in India. People should not worry about the threat from radiation, said Badri Gomatam, Chief Technology Officer at Sterlite Technologies, in an interview to Megha Manchanda.

  • Vocus signs multimillion dollar deal with Sterlite Tech for optical fibre rollouts - Jun 11, 2021

    Sterlite Technologies announced a partnership with Vocus Group, a specialist fibre and network solutions provider in Australia. To discuss the synergies and outlook, Anand Agarwal, Group CEO of Sterlite Technologies, spoke to CNBC-TV18. “Vocus Group is a large fibre optic provider in Australia. It is one of the large wholesale carriers that provides to enterprises that cater to telecom companies. It is in Australia and New Zealand. Vocus Group has large submarine networks, so they have chosen us as a key partner for their optical fibre rollouts.”

  • India’s STL tapped for Vocus fibre expansion - Jun 10, 2021

    India-founded networking integrator STL has won a contract to expand Vocus Group’s fibre network across Australia. The deal will see Vocus leverage STL’s Opticonn solution, which offers a range of optical fibre and cable products, optical interconnect offerings and pre-connector kits. According to STL, the deal will enable the integrator to build a bigger footprint in the Australian market, following on from its appointment of Achyut Ashesh as country manager in January last year.

  • Open Networking Is the Key to Future Connectivity - Jun 06, 2021

    Traditional network designs require hardware upgrades to release new capacity. In addition, the cost of purchasing, deploying and commissioning new hardware for every new service is a challenge for telcos. Altogether, OPEX of operating and maintaining legacy networks is eating into a provider’s margins. Future networks need to deliver only what we can imagine today. They must be scalable, automated, disaggregated, open and easy to manage, self-aware and self-healing.

  • 5G, made in India: What key domestic telecom equipment makers are doing - Jun 05, 2021

    A new opportunity is knocking on the doors for domestic telecom equipment companies in the upcoming entry of 5G services — and they are grabbing it with both hands. On Thursday, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) announ­ced the final guidelines for a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for telecom and network manufacturing, inviting domestic players to participate within a one-month window.

  • Environment Day 2021: How Tech Companies Are Doing Their Part - Jun 04, 2021

    STL’s sustainability goals focus around ensuring Zero Waste to Landfill globally, 100% sustainable sourcing and product family lifecycle assessments, water positivity and 50% reduction in its carbon footprint. Akanksha Sharma , Global Head – Social Impact & Sustainability, Sterlite Technologies (STL) states that this has helped us warrant circularity of resources, carbon emission reduction and water reuse, resulting in operational efficiencies and cost savings.

  • STL Becomes Portulans Institute’s Knowledge Partner - May 28, 2021

    The Internet is a powerful tool for societal development and the bedrock of technological disruption. In this context, Network Readiness is of paramount importance and has become a key development indicator for every nation’s progress. NRI is unique in its approach as it looks at networks across four comprehensive dimensions - Technology, People, Governance and Impact with 12 sub-elements and over 30 global or technology-specific indices and surveys. Recognising the power of upcoming technologies, the NRI covers the impact of Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things, and their role in the digital economy to help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Why India is unable to get its act together on 5G - May 23, 2021

    The upgrade to 5G will enable internet speeds that are much faster than what customers experience with 4G networks and will also prepare the ground for machine-to-machine communications, which could potentially enable driverless cars and remotely controlled robots. The shift to 5G was moving at a crawl even before the pandemic. Now, the hurdles have only increased. Customer interest is sky high. A study by Ericsson ConsumerLab shows that at least 40 million smartphone customers in India could switch to the technology in the first year of implementation.

  • STL : Betting big on the wireless and hardware equipment ecosystem - May 22, 2021

    A confluence of technologies across networks in recent times has led to the creation of digital networks. These digital networks are still evolving and seeing a host of emerging trends. As times are changing, so are the requirements of these networks. STL is a company that has been evolving with these changing times and has transformed into an end-to-end network solutions provider. Of late, the company has been increasingly focusing on building these technologies and hardware offerings for new digital networks. Further, the company has been actively contributing to the larger “Make in India” ecosystem for 5G, with a host of initiatives. Rajesh Gangadhar, chief technology officer, access solutions, STL, talks about major trends in the digital network sector and the company’s key offerings in the wireless and hardware/equipment space.

  • Circular Economy – A Revolution In The Orbit Of Sustainability - May 20, 2021

    Companies should focus on interests and investments that support environmental and economic sustainability. They can begin by shifting to more recycled or reusable inputs that entail a greater share in labour costs, benefitting workers and ascertaining companies are less dependent on raw materials with more price volatility. This approach will also safeguard companies from geopolitical and supply chain problems that have impacted them recently.

  • Connected World: How fibre is shaping the future of networks - May 17, 2021

    Covid-19 has driven a unique cultural and structural shift in the society where remote working, learning, and socialising are intertwined in a very interesting way. Network operators witnessed a huge spike in data traffic during 2020, owing to the high data consumption rate during the period. According to a report by Verizon Network, the overall data volume across networks has increased 19% compared to pre-pandemic levels.

  • Talent A unified defence network will help to win future wars - May 11, 2021

    Digital transformation is heralding a new age of innovation and revolution in defence forces world over. Riding on advanced defence networks, defence forces across the world are developing a technology-first approach for defence strategy, operations and tactics. A multitude of digital technologies like Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, analytics, robotics, autonomous technologies, cloud computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are changing the nature and imperatives of warfare, bringing in a milieu of asymmetrical warfare where wars are fought both on and off the battlefield, often with a show of strength by flexing the technology muscle.

  • Deploying backend tech for 5G faces roadblocks - May 11, 2021

    There could be a delay in the rollout of 5G technology because of differences between most states and the Centre in policies for setting up critical telecom infrastructure, senior industry executives said.One such issue is the fee levied by states on companies for installing mobile towers and laying fibre cables. Many states also charge annual and renewal charges on telecom infrastructure providers. For states, and especially for municipal corporations, these charges are an important source of revenue.

  • How bosses put the ‘I’ in immunity: A good night's sleep, regular exercise - May 11, 2021

    2020 has been an unprecedented year. With many restrictions on traveling and the risk of infection, we have been inundated with the continuous flow of negative news. Undoubtedly, they have driven up anxiety and stress levels. However, it also brought me an opportunity to be more in tune with nature and do something to craft a healthier version of myself. I have found a new calmness in gardening - growing new plants and looking after them to nurture their growth. I have also found a way to intersperse calmness and beauty in my schedule. Fortunately, my routine is packed with productive work and business calls. However, they are way more interesting as I enjoy attending them from my balcony. I am again enjoying the monsoons after a long-long time, with my doors open, and I am surprised with the fresh perspective I have been able to bring to everything.

  • Arthan Brings Together Leading Thinkers And Doers To Address Future Of Work - May 11, 2021

    The ‘Future of Work’, organised by Arthan from December 16th to the 18th 2020, recently concluded on a grand scale, bringing together some of the world’s leading thinkers, doers, builders from diverse sectors to explore the key trends in the future of work and social impact. This forum was part of Arthan’s larger initiative, ‘Building Civil Society Organisations of the Future’. The three-day forum, brought together 65+ speakers, across 30+ sessions; 800+ participants; 200,000+ social media views during 35 hours of great discussions, on what the future of work looks like, especially as the world continues to grapple with the with the realities and repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • STL developing wireless gear for 5G rollout: CEO - May 11, 2021

    Top optic fibre cable maker Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) is developing wireless equipment to tap the opportunity in upcoming 5G deployments, said group CEO Anand Agarwal. STL had launched three new wireless products in the December quarter and will commercially deploy open radio access network, essential to create backend infrastructure for 5G, later this year. The new products can be used for outdoor and indoor deployment of radio sets and small cells, he said.

  • Telecom misses out on budget boost prior to 5G launch - May 11, 2021

    The Union Budget left the telecom sector disappointed with no announcements for an industry whose services were declared essential during the pandemic, even as equipment sellers and operators prepare for the roll-out of 5G later this year.The government did not deliver on any of the demands of the sector such as a reduction of licence fee and spectrum usage charge (SUC), waiver of goods and services tax (GST) on certain levies, and lower import duty on equipment crucial to building the back-end infrastructure for 5G wireless network.

  • Telecom gear vendors to close FY21 on strong note- May 11, 2021

    It has also started exploring business opportunities in the US, and is looking at new customer segments, such as data centres, for expansion. STL’s revenue grew 10% year-on-year (y-o-y) in the December quarter, and it expects the momentum to continue this quarter.Due to challenges induced by the covid-19 outbreak and following the lockdown, revenue in the first half went down. During the pandemic, our engagement with customers increased, and we have cracked some major deals across India, the MEA, the UK and other parts of the world

  • Embracing and Deploying Open Networks: The Key to Taming Digital Disruption in 2021 - May 09, 2021

    India’s telecom sector has undergone a complete metamorphosis in the last 25 years. A mobile call which used to cost ₹22 for every minute is now free. The mobile phone itself has changed from a no-frills gadget allowing only voice calls to a pocket device which doubles up as a computer, a camera, a communication device.There is a robust momentum towards 5G today. We start with the idea that the number of connected devices is going to exponentially increase. Once that happens, the industry is preparing to invest in the fundamental silicon technologies to advance the cause of edge computing and driving that to create business analytics to get an impact.

  • Time to restore telecom industry’s health - May 07, 2021

    Ankit Agarwal, CEO, Connectivity Solutions, STL said it is a critical time for the sector. “We have taken a target of USD 5 trillion for the economy by 2025. By far, the major sector responsible for making that happen will be telecom. There is also the move from 4G to 5G. The new technology will clearly be a very heavy enterprise app. You will be looking at very strong low latency networks, enabling M2M and manufacturing sectors. If we can enable that to happen in a time- and cost-efficient way, that will significantly enable Indian manufacturing and take it towards Industry 4.0. The Government of India should look at this aspect. The government should look at how to make all of this viable.”

  • CSR: How to build a successful career in the digital technology industry - May 05, 2021

    Anjali Byce guided aspirants to build a successful career in the digital technology industry. She emphasis on the importance of skilling, reskilling and keeping yourself upgraded with latest trends. She talks about diverse roles in corporate sectors and their requirements.

  • CSR: STL Supplies 6 tankers of liquid medical oxygen to Aurangabad district - May 05, 2021

    As the Nation is facing the second phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare workers are working relentlessly to assist the sick and needy. The Indian healthcare system is under tremendous pressure due to the increasing number of Covid-19 afflicted patients due to the shortage of proper medical infrastructure and equipment. This year, we are experiencing the lack of availability of critical health resources such as Remdesivir, ventilators, ICU beds, and oxygen cylinders.

  • Sterlite Technologies Eyes Global, Indian Orders To Boost Business - May 04, 2021

    STL plans to ramp up optical fibre cable volumes and its key optical interconnect business in the next few years. The company’s Group Chief Financial Officer Mihir Modi told BloombergQuint’s Niraj Shah in an interview that it intends to achieve that by building a portfolio of communication systems known as open-source access solutions. It also plans to take its systems integration unit global, while scaling up in India.

  • India’s tryst with 5G depends on its digital infrastructure - May 04, 2021

    India’s communication technology story is set to turn a new leaf. The country that welcomed the first public internet only 26 years ago is just days away from adopting the fifth-generation technology. 5G is set to bring an inordinate number of socio-economic benefits to the country. If GSMA is to be believed, 5G will contribute USD 450 billion in India’s economy by 2040. Moreover, the technology also promises to bridge the gap between rural and urban.

  • India’s digital future hinges on optical fibre - April 22, 2021

    The country currently has more than 700 million active Internet users and is the second biggest mobile market in the world. With the explosion in data traffic from all sources, there has been a need for a transmission medium capable of handling higher bandwidth require­ments. Optical fibre has emerged as the most feasible solution to this requirement and has seen greater adoption in the last decade. It has proved to be a significant building block in the digital infrastructure of India.

  • Ringing in the 5G dream: why spectrum pricing, regulations are key to deploying the technology - April 22, 2021

    India needs an ecosystem that promotes collaboration for larger 5G deployment. A platform must be set for new, innovative players to not only enter but also flourish. This will reduce costs, build new business models, and help discover ways to develop indigenous digital ecosystems. But first, the government and the regulators should come together to put an end to spectrum woes.

  • Earth Day 2021: Tech Experts Focus on a Sustainable Future - April 22, 2021

    What we are witnessing today calls for ‘rewriting the narrative for a better world’. The pandemic and the subsequent disarray have shaped a new world order, which is not only embracing the ESG framework on environmental, social, and governance aspects in totality, but is also reinforcing the same up and down the stream. It’s high time for businesses to take sustainable development centre stage across their value chains. We need to ‘build back better’ together and it calls for reprioritizing agendas and not look at crucial parameters like Green Technology, Responsible Manufacturing, Community inclusion, in silos.

  • Augmenting Indian Paramilitary’s power through next-gen digital technologies - April 19, 2021

    Next-gen digital and innovative ICT technologies, including advanced networks, AI/ML, Cybersecurity, surveillance, sensors, etc., are already being leveraged globally by many developed countries. Their security forces are forming a strong strategic deterrence on the back of these technologies. The time is NOW for the Indian Paramilitary forces to strengthen their network with these next-gen technologies for delivering on their key objectives and achieve the desired deterrence across the entire spectrum.

  • Improve the bandwidth for health and learning - April 17, 2021

    The budget allocation and spending for telecom sector needimmediate enhancement. While other infra sectors such as road, and power and urban development are expected to receive an investment of Rs 17 lakh crover the next five years, telecom is expected to receive only Rs 3.2 lakh cr. To fund the investment in digital connectivity, new ideas to source funds can be explored. Creating government owned digital infrastructure and managed professionally by a competent agency can complement the efforts of the private sector. In future, students shouldn’t have to walk up hills to receive a mobile signal. Connectivity should be ample in every home, in every region.

  • Network readiness: Preparing India to make the most of digital possibilities - April 16, 2021

    The world is on a rollercoaster of digital transformation. A revolution that has the power to change our way of living. Around half the world is connected and billions are about to join this shift to digital. In the next phase, the internet has to move is the only potential solution. Investments in digital infrastructure can unlock long term growth and help reap socio-economic benefits as well.

  • Implement active telecom infrastructure sharing: Taipa to DoT - April 12, 2021

    Telecom infrastructure providers' body Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) has urged the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to implement provisions of National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP), 2018 regarding sharing of active infrastructure by enhancement of scope of IP-I registration, especially as 5G rollout in India is around the corner.

  • How digital infrastructure is changing our lives - April 11, 2021

    There is a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, as scores of vaccines get approved, and vaccination starts in earnest in most countries across the world, including India. India, in fact, is mobilizing the world’s largest vaccination movement, with more than a billion people to be vaccinated in record time. However, we cannot deny that Covid-19 has changed us and our world forever—the way we work, the way we look at healthcare, our jobs, education, and the criticality of being digital. While the world went into lockdown, services and products adapted almost instantaneously to enable business and life continuity. It is what I call the Covid-19 paradox: Covid-19 slowed down the world, yet accelerated change.

  • Global telecom vendors, EMS players preparing ‘Make in India’ plans - April 09, 2021

    European telecom vendors Ericsson and Nokia have expressed their intention to expand existing manufacturing operations in India to support their global supply chain, the Indian government said in an official statement. Domestic telecom gear makers VVDN Technologies, Dixon, HFCL, Coral Telecom and Sterlite Technologies have also shown interest in the PLI scheme. India said that it would run an extensive outreach program with the support of the “Invest India team” for the PLI scheme.

  • In-depth: Is the time right for a major global telecom vendor from India? - April 06, 2021

    The emerging concept of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) is software-centric, making it easier to enter this field. This has led to the emergence of several new vendors, including Altiostar, Mavenir, Parallel Wireless, among others. Reliance's upcoming 5G solution is also believed to be based on the Open RAN concept.

  • Indian telecom gear makers expand global footprint - March 23, 2021

    Homegrown telecom equipment manufacturers have won multiple global deals in the past few days to build network and infrastructure for 5G wireless service in those countries. For instance, Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) on 1 March announced it has won orders worth $100 million in West Asia and Africa to set up wireless as well as fixed-line infrastructure. Two new orders have grown the company's order book to a record of about Rs11,300 crore, the company had said on 1 March. Though Sterlite is traditionally a manufacturer of fixed-line equipment such as optical fibre cable, it has started focusing on wireless solutions to make use of the 5G opportunity. In an interview to Mint in January, STL group chief executive Anand Agarwal said the firm is developing wireless equipment to tap the opportunity in upcoming 5G deployments.

  • Imagine a safer India for women, the technology way - March 23, 2021

    Such scenarios are not uncommon in cities, even today. Although public transport and safety infrastructure has evolved over the years, there is still a compelling need to make cities absolutely safe for women. Looking at the recent crime statistics, we realise that these fears are not unfounded. The data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 30 lakh+ cases of crime were registered across the country in 2017, with around 3.8 lakh cases of crime against women. While improvements in women safety have been a priority, still only 1 in 4 women surveyed, felt absolutely safe. Let’s look at some of the challenges related to women safety

  • Knowledge Is The Most Important Skill - March 23, 2021

    Modern manufacturing has undergone a fundamental transformation following Industry 4.0. More women are joining the field out of passion and on merit. Women have overcome several barriers to build a successful career in STEM, but more initiatives are needed, like schools and universities need to break the gendered notions of intelligence. It is essential to encourage girls to take science at secondary & higher secondary level and later pursue career options in STEM. Secondly, women leaders can also be powerful agents of change & lastly, organisations should understand women’s real potential.

  • An Entrepreneur Sees a Profitable Future in 5G Technology - March 23, 2021

    Ankit Agarwal and his fellow executives at India-based telecom products firm Sterlite Technologies Ltd. decided a few years ago that 5G was the future—and that they wanted to capitalize on it. Already global players in producing fiber-optic cables for use in 4G wireless networks, Mr. Agarwal and his team realized that the building of 5G networks not only demands more fiber, helping their core business. It also provides an opportunity to offer the kind of specialized, relatively low-cost building blocks of telecom networks that bigger companies might not focus on.

  • Time to “Florey” the Digital Infrastructure for accelerated growth- March 23, 2021

    In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin, arguably the world’s first antibiotic, after he noticed that a mold called Penicilliumnotatum prevented the normal growth of staphylococci, a pathogenic bacteria. While Fleming had discovered penicillin, he did not possess the expertise to make it usable. Ten years later, Howard Florey, an Australian professor, took the gigantic step to use it as a drug. In March 1942, penicillin went on to save the first life, and since then has contributed to ..

  • An World Water Day 2021 – Top CSR Projects in India - March 22, 2021

    World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the global water crisis, and a core focus of the observance is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. Equal access to clean drinking water and efficient water management will hence define India’s ability to achieve high economic growth and ensure environmental sustainability. However, we continue to see rising demand for the world’s water resources.

  • Over 200,000 cubic meters of water have been recycled and reused at STL - March 19, 2021

    Till date over 200,000 cubic meters of water have been recycled and reused through such interventions helping us reduce our freshwater consumption for manufacturing by STL (Sterlite Technologies Limited). Through its CSR programs, it has replenished over 785,000 cubic meters of water in communities which has benefitted many lives, informed Akanksha Sharma, Head CSR and Sustainability, STL.

  • The great reset – WFH a blessing in disguise for upskilling - March 06, 2021

    Working professionals, on an average, spend about an hour commuting to their workplace daily, according to Marchetti's Study. This theory on commuting seems to be redefined, as one of the most striking responses to the COVID-19 pandemic has been the sudden shift of around half of the workforce, to working from home. Though for most of the businesses WFH phenomenon went smoothly and had no impact on their performance and productivity, the most prolific repercussion was employees being able to save 2-3 hours of their daily commuting time without hampering productivity. In fact, few companies said that their employees’ productivity increased by 13%-15% during the period.

  • When leaders Choose To Challenge: International Women's Day 2021 - March 05, 2021

    In the wake of major social and political changes over the past decades, leading companies are taking steps to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion. According to a number of researches, we have found that diverse companies outperform with more homogenous demographics, have lower volatility, a better return on equity, and the higher the degree of creativity and cognitive conflict during the decision-making process. While organizations around the world understand the need for diversity and are putting efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive work (workplaces), the progress doesn’t seem to be much. Programs designed to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace often fail.

  • 5G for The World – How India Is Enabling It - March 05, 2021

    While 2020 might be remembered as the year of unprecedented disruption to life on a global scale, 2021 has shown immense promise of launching the world towards digital connectivity, especially 5G connectivity. In terms of functional drivers such as speed, low-latency, high availability and energy efficiency, 5G promises 100x-1000x better results. Not just a faster 4G LTE, 5G is one of the most transformative technologies in the history of telecommunications.

  • Rethinking Women in Tech in the Next Normal - March 05, 2021

    This decade will be one of the most significant decades in the history of technology. We are set to see technologies such as 5G, Data analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Cloud Computing transforming the way we live. I truly believe this will also be a decade where women will play more vital roles than ever in enabling these transformations. Over the last many years we have seen many more women participating and making their voices heard in the technology space, but there still a substantial journey to build an equitable representation in the sector.

  • Sterlite Tech Says Optical Fibre Price Correction Won’t Impact Growth - March 04, 2021

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd., one of the biggest providers of optical fibre cable to telecom and broadband operators in India, is expanding capacity as the pandemic accelerated digital consumption and carriers are likely to prepare for 5G rollout. And with capacity utilisation and global demand rising, the company does not see any downside risk to pricing, according to Anand Agarwal, group chief executive officer at Sterlite Tech. Price correction won’t disrupt the company’s growth potential, Agarwal told BloombergQuint in an interview.

  • STL says India’s engineering talent pool will help telecom manufacturing ecosystem - March 03, 2021

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) said that India’s engineering talent pool will allow the country to build a strong telecom manufacturing ecosystem with the help of the recently introduced production-linked scheme. Speaking at the recently concluded ETTelecom 5G Congress event Dr.BadriGomatam, Group CTO, STL said, “...there is always a talent pool available for us to build..in fact, this is the talent that we have used to build a very robust fiber and optical connectivity in the engineering ecosystem over the past years, then we will be relying on that talent pool to bring us to the 5g to the manufacturing scale that we will see for OpenRAN.”

  • H2FY21 will be better than H2FY20, margins to be in range of 18-20%: Sterlite Technologies - March 03, 2021

    Sterlite Technologies has bagged deals worth $100 million in West Asia and Africa, taking the company's order book to an all-time of Rs 11,000 crore. Anand Agarwal, Group CEO of Sterlite Technologies attributes it to the developing digital infrastructure. “The order book is all-time high with Rs 11,000 crore and it is across regions. We are seeing this very broad-based that we are seeing this in Europe in an extremely strong manner, we are seeing it in Middle-East Africa. We are seeing India is also coming back and we are seeing North- America go at a good pace. So the build of digital infrastructure that we are seeing is now becoming more and more global phenomena,” he said.

  • Redefining Urban India by building Safe and Smart cities - March 03, 2021

    India has been on a digitization curve with Smart City, Digital India initiatives and citizen engagement through government-to-citizen (G2C) services. COVID-19 has highlighted that smart and safe cities are indispensable and great enablers of sustainability, socio-economic prosperity and security. We have seen many examples of smart cities delivering immense value to citizens through a score of digital services. . In the critical year of 2020, cities like Agra and Kakinada have rapidly collaborated with internet service providers to boost capacity for individuals as well as COVID response task-forces, set up centralised control rooms to monitor activities within the city and coordinate appropriate response between the city administration and local police force. They have also leveraged digital platforms to integrate one-stop-shop healthcare via teleconsultation and telemedicine.

  • Changing D&I trends in the post-pandemic workplace - March 01, 2021

    The year 2020 has been a major one for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DE&I). As we scroll through 2021, it is agreed that strategies and efforts for diversity and inclusion will play a critical role in the way we do business, attract talent and grow brands. When it comes to how the business is perceived, few factors play a major role in the mission of the organization to define a culture of justice, opportunity and compassion for all. This not only applies to how you recruit employees, but this is equally relevant for how you pay them, structure and handle benefits to achieve both personal ambitions and the company's goals.

  • India’s growth story is on the other side of Digital Divide bridge - Feb 27, 2021

    India is home to the world’s second-largest Internet user base, consisting of more than 630 million subscribers. That is more than the total population of the United States, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Russia put together. It also has the lowest mobile data prices, which has allowed a large population to use the Internet. While all of this is very exciting, it is tempered by the sobering reality of India’s continuing digital divide between those who have access to the Internet and other digital technologies and those who do not. The initiatives for expanding and strengthening infrastructure are grounded in improving economic conditions in remote, rural, and hard-to-reach areas and creating a strong digital foundation for socio-economic welfare.

  • Investment in Infrastructure with an aim to touch billions - Feb 27, 2021

    2020 created circumstances that accelerated years’ worth of digital transformation in months, bringing a significant impact on our lives and work. It also highlighted the role of digital in ensuring business continuity and success. Digital growth and acceleration have reinforced the need to embrace digital technologies and trends that will give organisations a winning advantage. Throughout 2020, as the world made adjustments to survive and then explored ways to thrive, digital infrastructure emerged as one of the drivers of public safety and global economy. Digital capabilities like internet infrastructure and cybersecurity, data centres, e-commerce and e-governance services are now central to driving economic growth.

  • Giving a ‘digital edge’ to Paramilitary forces - Feb 27, 2021

    We all enjoyed and experienced the excitement of India’s recent win against England in one of the most entertaining cricket matches from the comfort of our homes. Some of us even braved the pandemic, went to the stadium, and caught the live action. Indians have always been very passionate about cricket, but have we ever spared a thought. It’s because there are thousands of security personnel deployed at some of the most difficult terrains on our national borders. While we were enjoying this standoff between India and England on the cricket field, our forces on the borders were engaged in a different standoff, protecting our sovereignty. They remain alert and attentive 24×7, braving extreme weather conditions – only to make sure that the citizens of India remain safe.

  • Faster fiberisation is what India needs to embrace innovation and connect the masses - Feb 25, 2021

    With over a billion mobile phone connections and a tele-density of around 86%, India is ranked among the largest telecom markets in the world. However, with 504 million active internet users, India’s internet penetration stands at only 40% compared to 88% in countries like the US. Moreover, it is mostly concentrated in urban areas and has not penetrated rural India as deeply as needed. Around 70% of the rural population still does not have access to the Internet. For holistic socio-economic growth, India needs to extend equal opportunities to the rural areas to have access to digital assets.

  • STL says studying PLI scheme to assess benefit to expansion plans - Feb 21, 2021

    Data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies is studying the fineprint of recently-announced PLI scheme for telecom to assess extent of benefits that may accrue to it on future expansion plans, particularly for its portfolio of 4G/5G wireless radio access equipment, its Group CEO said. Overall, the 4-6 per cent incentives offered under the PLI (production-linked incentive) scheme are "attractive" as these give companies additional impetus to invest more, and faster. The timing too "works well" for the company which has already carved out aggressive expansion plans, Sterlite Technologies (STL) Group CEO Anand Agarwal told PTI.

  • Leadership has more to do with purpose than gender: Akanksha Sharma - Feb 17, 2021

    We, at Adgully, have always saluted and honoured women managers and leaders across diverse fields. Last year, we launched our unique and distinct program, called WOMEN DISRUPTORS, which drew a lot of attention and was highly appreciated by the industry. W-Suite is a special initiative from Adgully that has been turning the spotlight on some of the most remarkable women achievers in M&E, Advertising & Marketing, PR & Communication industry. In the refurbished series, we will find out how women leaders have been managing their teams and work as well as how they have been navigating through the toughest and most challenging times brought about by the global pandemic.

  • Indian IT firms are ready for 5G, whenever it’s rolled out - Feb 15, 2021

    Indian IT majors such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro and Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) are busy preparing the ground for the coming wave of 5G services, working with telcos, academic institutions and global technology partners to configure networks, launch services suites and provide support. To begin with, the country’s largest software exporter and services firm TCS, which is helping telecom companies such as Three UK, a British telecom and Internet service provider, configure its network to support 5G services, has a headstart. Apart from banking on its global expertise, the Tata group firm will also partner with industry majors to set up a test-bed for 5G solutions, much ahead of the 5G rollout.

  • Indian IT firms are ready for 5G, whenever it’s rolled out - Feb 14, 2021

    Indian IT majors such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro and Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) are busy preparing the ground for the coming wave of 5G services, working with telcos, academic institutions and global technology partners to configure networks, launch services suites and provide support.On its part, digital networks integrator STL has developed a portfolio of 5G products – such as indoor 5G Small cells (under brand name Garuda), outdoor multi-band radio and WiFi-6 solutions – in compliance with Open-RAN standards.

  • Interaction with Ankit Agarwal - Feb 13, 2021

    Despite the Covid pandemic, 2020 turned out to be a good year for the Indian telecom network and technology vendors. Automation, softwarisation and virtualisation emerged as key trends while telcos took steps to make their networks future ready. Network up-gradation, especially in anticipation of 5G, will continue to be a key theme in 2021 as well. Ankit Agarwal, CEO, Connectivity Solutions Business, STL, shares his views on the performance of the sector in 2020, the key growth drivers, opportunities in the evolving 5G landscape and the future outlook…

  • Why 2021 is the year of more marketing than ever before - Feb 13, 2021

    “Getting a whopper is always the best, but ordering a Big Mac is also not such a bad thing.” This is the conclusion of a social media post from the United Kingdom arm of Burger King asking its customers to order from McDonalds, its stern rival. The social media post not only won millions of hearts, but also indicated how the marketing landscape has transformed in the last few months. Instead of engaging with “banterism” with their competitions, the brands were more frequently seen extending a helping hand to the competition or collaborating with them to remain relatively unscathed during the pandemic.

  • Pluralizing progress: bridging the digital divide - Feb 13, 2021

    The new normal has set an imperative for mainstreaming digital service delivery, both for businesses and commoners. India, already a formidable name in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) frontier, found another gear in digital adoption during the pandemic. However, the shift to digital did not impact those on the wrong side of the digital divide. For instance, internet penetration is limited to only half of India’s population, 84% of educators are under-equipped to teach digitally and 80% of parents have faced challenges in provisioning digital educational tools for their children.

  • Top business trends to watch out for in 2021 - Feb 13, 2021

    Global economic output plunged by 4.9%, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses had to recalibrate their strategies for the rest of the year before the end of the first quarter. This was a year of learning and change and businesses that adapted to the digital world fast, had their resources utilized much more efficiently to drive their adjusted business goals. Agility and scalability by way of accelerated digital adoption emerged as key business objectives for success in the new normal.

  • Top business trends to watch out for in 2021 - Feb 13, 2021

    Global economic output plunged by 4.9%, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses had to recalibrate their strategies for the rest of the year before the end of the first quarter. This was a year of learning and change and businesses that adapted to the digital world fast, had their resources utilized much more efficiently to drive their adjusted business goals. Agility and scalability by way of accelerated digital adoption emerged as key business objectives for success in the new normal.

  • Uniform infrastructure policy to yield Digital India dividends: STL's Anand Agarwal - Feb 10, 2021

    The benefits of Digital India and the next generation (5G) networks can only be realised by implementing policy initiatives such as a single-window clearance and uniform levy for infrastructure deployment in the country, a top executive of a homegrown telecom company said. "To fully realise the benefits of Digital India and programs like BharatNet, we need a swift implementation of measures like single-window clearance, uniform levies and a clear line of authority," Anand Agarwal, group chief executive of Sterlite Technologies (STL) told ETTelecom.

  • Definitive Corporate Action: A Key to Driving Climate Resilience - Feb 08, 2021

    The global sentiment on climate change turned a corner with the Paris Agreement of 2015. This international covenant marked the awakening of collective consciousness oninadequate socio-economic practices, leading to erratic weather and irreversible shifts in ecosystem. However, the recent UN Emission Gap Report and UN Climate Change Annual Report, reminded us that persisting challenges to acting on climate change is a page that will not turn unless the issue of irresponsible consumption is addressed. So the key question is how to best generate traction on a cause that can define the future of this planet? The solution lies in the UN Sustainability Agenda that recommends a multi-sectoral partnership for change. Alongside governments corporates bestowed with enormous resource mobilization potential and community influence can spearhead the giant stride necessary for driving substantial and affirmative climate action.

  • This is overall a positive and progressive budget that aims to boost the economy - Feb 02, 2021

    We welcome the government’s strategy of infrastructure-led recovery through higher allocation and reforms in power, roads and ports. However, the time was apt to bring parity on spending between digital and physical infrastructure, especially at a time when we look to aggressively move towards becoming a $5 trillion economy. The budgetary allocation of INR 6,000 crore towards BharatNet is a step in the right direction, and an outlay towards building and modernising digital infrastructure would have set the foundation for achieving accelerated growth and bridging the digital divide. The government demonstrated a stronger focus on innovation through an allocation of INR 50,000 crore for the National Research foundation. A budgetary allocation for digital infrastructure can complement this focus, paving the way for disruptive technology innovations

  • Will the Union Budget 2021 catalyse India’s Digital Economy? - Feb 01, 2021

    2021 will be a landmark year for India in terms of taking definitive steps towards using the power of digital technologies. With the second largest internet consumer base (~700 million), the Indian government has set a benchmark for other countries on how digital connectivity and enablement can be done for 100s of millions. The Indian government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat, Make in India and Digital India initiatives have been at the forefront of the overall socio-economic development of the nation. India’s digital journey has been defined very well by affordable, inclusive, and transformative technology. The government’s digital programmes, such as Aadhaar for providing digital identities to 1.23 billion Indians and Jandhan bank accounts for the poor, have been commendable.

  • Budget 2021 Expectations LIVE: What India Inc. wants from Modi government, Nirmala Sitharaman? - Feb 01, 2021

    The startups and MSMEs are looking for some measures to improve the credit facilities and accessibility of funds that can mobilize the growth and further support the sector to revive from Covid. Also, the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme needs a stronger framework that will further strengthen the AtmaNirbhar Bharat initiative. As technology led developments are taking place at a faster pace the MSMEs sector needs more encouragement from the government for its adoption. More Entrepreneurship and Incubation programs should be considered in the priority list of the budget that may create Silicon valleys in India. 2021 is the time when the entire world is adopting new SOPs and this budget should set the launchpad for making India the global leader in this decade.

  • 2021 – The Year of Responsible Businesses - Jan 30, 2021

    We will agree that the year 2020 has been a roller-coaster ride for all businesses. While COVID – 19 created challenges for businesses, it also revealed the ‘human side’ of large and small enterprises alike. 2020 saw an unprecedented alignment in business and ESG agendas. Moving forward, 2021 will be recognized as the year when ESG will not only be a mandate but will merge with the DNA of businesses. Here are the top trends that are likely to be followed by businesses to operate in more socially responsible and sustainable ways:

  • Top CSR Projects in Pune - Jan 30, 2021

    JJWEP or JeewanJyoti Women Empowerment Programme was set up in 2014 at Ambavane, Taluka Velhe. Although just 50 km from Pune, this region was largely underdeveloped and had a patriarchal society. Women thus had no freedom to voice their concerns, and the literacy rate among them was extremely low. The programme aimed at addressing these issues by not just empowering rural women with equal learning opportunities and professional training courses in areas such as nursing, tailoring, beauty culture and computers among others; but also ensuring their holistic development by making them self-sufficient, feel respected in their families and have a part in the decision making process.

  • Driving CSR initiatives during pandemic times – India Inc shows the way - Jan 27, 2021

    Lack of technology and data-driven programs in this sector has been one of the main reasons. In 2021, the focus will definitely be on reviving stalled programs. But more importantly, the focus would be on financial and social inclusion driven through agile and tech-driven programs that can withstand disruptions such as this pandemic.

  • STL to Setup Backend Network Infrastructure for 5G in India - Jan 27, 2021

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) will contribute in building India’s 5G infrastructure for a smooth rollout of the next-generation network. It is worth noting that the company launched three different wireless products in the previous quarter. STL will soon commercially deploy Open Radio Access Network (Open-RAN) which is important for building the backend infrastructure for the rollout of 5G. As per a Livemint report, CEO of STL, Anand Agrawal, said that the company’s new products could be used for indoor and outdoor deployment of small cells and radio sets — more details on the story ahead.

  • 2021: The world of work will change forever - Jan 21, 2021

    “Observe, brainstorm, research, build and communicate.” Gitanjali Rao said these words when asked about her process by Angelina Jolie during an interview. Gitanjali is not just another 15-year-old kid. Named the first ever “Kid of the Year” by the Time magazine, she leveraged technology to combat issues such as contaminated drinking water, opioid addiction and cyberbullying. Interestingly, the same publication in its another issue declared 2020 as “The worst year ever” and marked “2020” with a big red “X” on its cover. The big red “X” has only been used five times before - all of them to mark the most infamous incidents or people in our planet’s history.

  • Sterlite Technologies Limited: Shaping Socio-Economic Transition Into the Art of Possible - Jan 21, 2021

    India, a land of contrast, presents a socio-cultural dichotomy that often nurtures divergent shades. It is also an account of the inherent challenges and discriminations that have been stymying the optimum progress of almost half of the population. While the Indian Constitution duly recognises the rights of women to self-actualisation, even after seven decades of its adoption, the on-ground situation is a lot different.

  • The 'tech' year that it was: 2020 - Jan 19, 2021

    Mobile broadband technologies accounted for 67% of mobile subscriptions in 2020, with average traffic per smartphone user increasing from 13.5GB per month in 2019 to 15.7GB per month in 2020. The world witnessed a steep rise in the time spent on video streaming applications with a whopping ~59% of the global population as active internet users. When the year 2020 kicked off, nobody was aware how a pandemic will define each and every sphere of day to day working and especially how ‘digital transformation’ will be influenced by it. The pandemic acted as a catalyst for rapid change. The need to be ‘always connected’ changed the speed of technology disruption by ~2X-- 3X. Along with binging for hours on YouTube, Amazon Prime, Hotstar and Netflix, we also felt the need for faster and more engaging data networks and digital services.

  • Pre-Budget expectations, Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL - Jan 18, 2021

    The Indian government’s Digital India programme has transform r base (700 million), 2021 presents us with the unique opportunity to establish India as a global powerhouse of Digital Growth and realise the vision of a $5tn economy by 2025.Developed economies (with >$5tn GDP) spend ~1.2% of their GDP for digital infra build. In the upcoming Union Budget 2021, we expect a roadmap for investments to the tune of ~2% of GDP, as against 0.5% earlier, for building the next-gen digital infrastructure. Our government must allocate a dedicated and non-lapsable budget for network build and modernisation to improve our global positioning on network readiness index.

  • Connectivity Is Cash For SMEs And Farmers - Jan 15, 2021

    Connectivity and consumption of data was predominantly in the business districts of large cities. Now data consumption has spread to residential areas in metros, cities, towns and even villages. The egalitarian nature of data consumption means that a few leased lines in central business districts can serve the needs of a data hunger country. Global data traffic is likely to reach 10ZB annually by 2025 according to International Data Corporation. (One ZB equals 1 trillion GB). Similar trend is seen in India. Average data consumption by India consumers is likely to double to 25 GB per month per user by 2025, according to the Mobility Report by Ericsson.

  • Sustainable Manufacturing for Sustainable Livelihoods - Jan 12, 2021

    Climate emergency was named the Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year in 2019. This emphatically brings out the importance of sustainability in all aspects of living – be it manufacturing, business operations, infrastructure development, or our day to day lives. The innumerable socio-ecological issues faced by our planet and ever-diminishing resource repositories highlight the urgency for change. And while it is every single individual’s responsibility to work towards protecting the environment, corporates do make a substantial contribution to environmental degradation. Globally, 100 firms are responsible for over 70% of carbon emissions, while other issues such as landfilling and water over usage only add to the list. Conventional manufacturing practices thus need to be re-designed so that they resonate unambiguously with the primary interests of communities, economy, and environment.

  • Industry ramps up supply chain for 5G launch in 2021 - Jan 04, 2021

    There is much excitement about the anticipated launch of 5G (fifth-generation) telecom services in India, but the government’s spectrum pricing strategy may be a damper. While the evolving ancillary segments are working on the backbone infrastructure for the 5G roll-out following Reliance Industries Ltd chairman MukeshAmbani’s assurance that Reliance JioInfocomm Ltd will launch 5G wireless service in the second half of 2021, experts said India is, however, not 100% ready.

  • All eyes will be on the digital network in 2021: Group CTO, STL - Jan 01, 2021

    2020 didn’t turn out to be the way we wanted to! But that is the funny thing about predictions. We can’t account for Black Swan events. The world saw global accelerated pivot towards digital transformation caused by sudden shift to remote working, online learning, digital payments and much more, and networks were at the center of it. Seen as emerging a year ago, technologies like IoT and SD-WAN have evolved and matured over the last year, and would demand ubiquitous connectivity and edge computing capabilities in next year. Going by all these trends, all eyes will be on networks to empower the brand new use cases that have already emerged or may in the coming year.

  • Seeing high demand for optic fibre due to China’s massive 5G deployment: Sterlite Tech - Dec 30, 2020

    China’s massive deployment of 5G base stations is leading to higher demand for fibre, said Anand Agarwal, Group CEO of Sterlite Technologies. Sterlite Tech has been a star performer in 2020, up 200 percent from March lows. The stock also saw a big rally in Tuesday’s trade on the back of high demand for fibre from China as well as their expansion plans. China has deployed 700-1000 base stations in 2020 and they are planning to double that in the next year for 5G. For 5G base station, it is important that every single base station has to backhauled with optical fibre. So, trend-wise we can see that since China is deploying 5G in a massive manner, we can see that the fibre demand should increase in China. We are seeing this trend also coming in from all markets,” Agarwal said in an interview with CNBC-TV18.

  • Sterlite Technologies to infuse Rs 300 cr in capacity expansion - Dec 30, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies (STL) is planning to spend at least Rs 300 crore to boost its optic fibre cable production capacity. The company is looking to tap into demand for the product expected to rise to nearly 25 million fibre km by 2022, given its high-speed data connectivity and 5G networks. STL’s investment will help increase its annual capacity for optical fibre cable production from 18 million to 33 million fibre km as telecom service providers have stepped up investments in digital network infrastructure. STL operates in six countries and its capacity utilisation has exceeded pre-COVID-19 levels and expects to see further improvements in Q4/FY21.

  • 5G: Sterlite to spend Rs 300-crore for fibre capacity expansion - Dec 28, 2020

    The demand for fibre-optic cable, a key to high-speed data connectivity and upcoming 5G networks, is expected to increase to 25 million fibre kilometres (fkm) by 2022 with Sterlite Technologies (STL) planning to spend at least Rs 300-crore to boost its production capacity, a top executive company said. "Optic-fibre cable holds a major share of telcos’ overall digital infrastructure investment. The demand is likely to grow to 20.08 million fibre kilometers by 2021 and 24.48 million fibre kilometres by 2022," Anand Agarwal, Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) group chief executive said, citing a London-based business intelligence firm study.

  • CEO conclave-bridging the digital divide - Dec 14, 2020

    India Mobile Congress, India’s largest digital technology event saw an overwhelming participation from global industry behemoths and deliberated on a wide spectrum of topics.The keynotes for this session were delivered by Bruce McClelland, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ribbon Communications and Dr. Ajay Kumar (IAS), Union Defence Secretary.The Fireside Chat was between Darren Yong, Executive Director, ASPAC Head for Technology, Media and Telecommunications, KPMG Asia Pacific and Sanjay Kaul, President, Asia Pacific, and Japan, Service Provider Business, Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • Policy decisions on public Wi-Fi, PLI scheme for telecom a big positive, says STL Group CEO - Dec 13, 2020

    The recently-announced WANI framework for public Wi-Fi networks will speed up broadband proliferation, especially in rural areas, and scheme along with the series of other policy measures like PLI for telecom augurs well for the sector and Digital India road map, a top official of Sterlite Technologies (STL) has said.Anand Agarwal, Group CEO of Sterlite Technologies, a digital networks integrator, said that the government’s thrust on public Wi-Fi would be “complementary” to the move to connect over six lakh villages in India with optical fibre. WANI would drive broadband access at the last mile through localised distribution channels and availability of bite-sized data subscription, say Rs 5-10 packs, Agarwal told PTI.

  • STL establishes a 5G multi-band macro radio ecosystem - Dec 13, 2020

    STL has developed an end-to-end multi-band radio solution for next generation 5G networks. The product provides a comprehensive Open RAN (Radio Access Network) solution spanning across Radio Unit (RU), Centralised Unit (CU) and Distributed Unit (DU), with STL forming a key ecosystem alliance for 5G New Radio (NR) products aligned with Open RAN open interface standards. As operators around the world accelerate 5G network deployment, New Radio solutions will need to expedite affordable implementation of enhanced broadband, low latency communications and massive IoT.

  • Anand Agarwal: ‘Wireline capex will have to be on par with investment in wireless - Dec 08, 2020

    The capital investment planned by telecom companies in wireline and optical fibre networks over the next few quarters will have to be on par with their investment in wireless technologies to achieve quality as well as scale of service, the group chief executive officer (CEO) of optical fibre cable-maker and tech solutions provider STL, Anand Agarwal said in an interaction with Aashish Aryan.

  • National broadband infrastructure could leapfrog India to a $5 trillion economy - Dec 03, 2020

    In 1919, after the First World War, General Dwight Eisenhower, decided to undertake a coast to coast journey of the USA. It took him sixty-two long days to travel the 5,100 km, making him realise the gross inefficiency and poor quality of America’s highway network. After the Second World War, when he became the 34th President of the United States, this made him plan and execute the largest infrastructure investment the world had seen, an eighty thousand kilometer Interstate Highway System that connected every part of the US. Forty years after it was created, an independent report came out to judge its effect.

  • Will 5G small cells be able to cover large distances : Views of STL’s Himanshu Kumar - Dec 01, 2020

    5G is finally here! In 2019, 57 mobile operators launched commercial 5G services globally. While the 5G network roll-out is expected to continue for the next 7 – 8 years, global small cells deployment is expected to cross the 10 million mark by 2025. However, deploying thousands of small cells in urban networks will be neither cheap nor easy for the operators. A key concern continuously looms over 5G network planners and designers – how can operators optimize their 5G investments in a way to maximize network reach while providing optimal coverage and capacity with desired latency to end customers?

  • Organizational design for a hybrid future of work - Nov 30, 2020

    A Gartner study, ‘Future of Work Trends post-COVID-19’, has highlighted, “After the global financial crisis, global M&A activity accelerated, and many companies were nationalized to avoid failure. As the pandemic subsides, there will be a similar acceleration of M&A and nationalization of companies. Companies will focus on expanding their geographic diversification and investment in secondary markets to mitigate and manage risk in times of disruption. This rise in complexity of size and organizational management will create challenges for leaders as operating models evolve.”

  • BSNL 4G: 'Arguments against domestic vendors bogus, defy Atmanirbhar policy' - Nov 25, 2020

    "There has to be an alignment between government policies and supplies to public-owned companies. Domestic companies are much competitive and even supplying products worldwide, and they should be allowed in line with the prestigious Preference to Make in India (PMI) policy," Anand Agarwal, group chief executive of Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) said.

  • BSNL: Discourage predatory pricing to ensure Atmanirbhar Bharat, says domestic companies - Nov 25, 2020

    Homegrown telecom companies have denied any cost escalation and said that the government should prevent predatory pricing in the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's (BSNL) telecom equipment supplies to ensure the success of Atamanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India). "In order to make Atmanirbhar Bharat successful, the government must ensure that predatory prices from a certain country are checked and public sector firms' tenders shouldn’t have any restrictive conditions so that the domestic companies can bid and win on merit basis," a top executive of domestic company said.

  • OFC makers demand benefits under PLI scheme - Nov 17, 2020

    Homegrown telecom companies have denied any cost escalation and said that the government should prevent predatory pricing in the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's (BSNL) telecom equipment supplies to ensure the success of Atamanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India). "In order to make Atmanirbhar Bharat successful, the government must ensure that predatory prices from a certain country are checked and public sector firms' tenders shouldn’t have any restrictive conditions so that the domestic companies can bid and win on merit basis," a top executive of domestic company said.

  • India’s 5G plans can gain traction under Biden-Harris leadership - Nov 16, 2020

    In a nail-biting, dramatic finish, President-elect Joe Biden took the lead in the US elections defeating the tough incumbent President Donald Trump. US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will join Joe Biden’s office in January 2021 to lead the country. The duo, apparently, are set with able power-packed team members, who when assumed office, are going to bring several reforms and changes to the Trump’s administration.

  • India Goes Digital To Unlock a $5 Trillion Economy - Nov 12, 2020

    2020 is a landmark year in many ways. We have just completed 25 years of mobile telephony. Starting from barely 4% tele-density, we now have over 94% of our population connected. Even more interestingly, with 600 million Indians online, we have the world’s second largest internet user base. India accounts for over 12 percent of the global Internet users and has surpassed US and China to become the largest data consuming economy with the lowest tariffs.

  • Morning Stars | A touch of nature before taking on the tech - Nov 12, 2020

    Even though some Pune stereotypes are no longer relevant, the city remains notorious for marching to its own lazy rhythms. However, Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL (Sterlite Technologies Limited), does not allow himself any tardiness. The IIT Kanpur alumnus is up by dawn every day to catch the first light in the Deccan sky and the soft chirping of the birds. Then Agarwal has masala chai with his wife. Elemental experiences such as these centre him enough to later immerse into his very techie world of connectivity and wireless networks. He also enjoys the hot pohe and vada-pav Pune offers right from morning on nearly every street corner.

  • Incentive scheme for telecom gear to spur manufacturing, exports amid 5G build-up: Sectoral players - Nov 11, 2020

    The telecom sector on Wednesday cheered the introduction of the PLI scheme worth Rs 12,195 crore, for telecom and networking equipment, which would boost manufacturing, attract component sector and industries, spur exports and create jobs at a time when India is gearing up for 5G. The government has approved a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for 10 key sectors, including telecom, automobiles and pharmaceuticals, taking the total outlay for such incentives to nearly Rs 2 lakh crore over a five-year period.

  • Expect all approvals for Optotec buyout by Dec-Jan: STL Group CEO - Nov 08, 2020

    Digital networks integrator Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) expects to receive all statutory approvals for its planned acquisition of Italy-based Optotec by December-January, STL Group CEO Anand Agarwal said. The company recently announced that it will acquire Optotec, an optical interconnect products company, at an enterprise value of 29 million euros (over Rs 250 crore). Of this, about 60-70 per cent (up to Rs 150-175 crore) would be funded by way of foreign currency debt instruments, and rest via internal accruals, Agarwal told PTI.

  • Chief Technology Officer, Technology Solutions, from STL recommends partnering with Cloud/OTT providers to move to Edge Cloud - Nov 03, 2020

    Edge computing is an architecture that extends the cloud to a distributed cloud model. Professionals building skills and experience in this area will benefit from the expected growth and current lack of skills. In an exclusive interaction with TechGig, Sandeep Dhingra, Chief Technology Officer, Technology Solutions, STL spoke about the trends, the in-demand skills and the implementation of Edge Computing. Presenting the excerpt below.

  • Sterlite Technologies to fast track capacity augmentation, mulls expansion in two phases - Oct 25, 2020

    Data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies has decided to "fast track" its planned augmentation of optical fibre cable capacity, buoyed by the order book and demand funnel, as it looks to undertake expansion in two phases, possibly at lower costs, a top company official said. Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) Group CEO Anand Agarwal said the company has decided to lift the "pause and hold" on expansion to move full throttle ahead. The capacity is expected to rise from 18 million fibre km (FKm) to 24 million Fkm in the first phase by the end of December.In the second phase, the company plans to move from 24 million Fkm to 33 million Fkm by March or April next year.

  • Optical Fibre is solution to the growing demand of Internet - Oct 25, 2020

    : Over the years, we have witnessed amplified growth in data consumption globally. In the current time internet is no longer only about connectivity but connectivity with low latency, ultra-high reliability, faster speed, and higher bandwidth. With the current Covid-19 pandemic, people spend most of the time online compared to pre-COVID times. Millions of people across the world have switched to remote working and learning using various video conferencing platforms, which amounts to 60% of the total traffic, and our network isn’t capable of handling such massive traffic. This leads to major connectivity crises such as congestion at WiFi access points, FWA (Fixed Wireless Access) limitations, burdened at interconnect points, etc.

  • Sterlite Tech Q2 results: Profit falls 63% to Rs 58.5 cr; says deal wins, digital uptake to fuel growth - Oct 22, 2020

    Data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies on Thursday posted over 63 per cent year-on-year decline in consolidated net profit for the second quarter ended September 2020 at Rs 58.5 crore, hurt by lower revenue and higher mix of service business. However, the profit and revenue in September quarter were substantially higher sequentially, and the company exuded confidence that the sequential growth logged would continue for the next two quarters as well. The net profit (attributable to owners) for Q2FY21 came in at Rs 58.47 crore, down 63.3 per cent year-on-year. The net profit in the corresponding period of previous year stood at Rs 159.56 crore, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Sterlite Technologies to expand optical fibre cable capacity - Oct 22, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies said it would invest about Rs 250 crore to expand its optical fibre cable capacity to 33 million fibre kilometres (fkm) from 18 million fkm now, by June next year. The company initially put the capacity expansion plans on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic and existing market conditions, chief executive Anand Agarwal said.The company on Thursday said profit after tax fell 63% year on year to Rs 58 crore in the September quarter. Its revenues declined 14% to Rs 1,160 crore. On a sequential basis, profit and revenue improved over the previous quarter.

  • Augmented or virtual reality in defence: Revolutionising military missions - Oct 21, 2020

    The warfare landscape is changing faster than ever before. Wars are now being fought and won, not only on the physical battlefield but also across complex digital landscape spanning information manoeuvre and electronic, cyber and space warfare. In this context, digitization of defence forces and the usage of futuristic technologies in the defence space is a must for Winnability. Top nations in the world, now need to look beyond being battlefield supreme and they need to be ready for the new milieu of warfare.

  • India and the Connected World 2025 - Oct 20, 2020

    The future of the connected world is not just about the newest frontier technologies such as high-band 5G and low-earth orbit satellite constellations. Much of it will be defined by the expansion and evolution of existing advanced connectivity technologies, like fibre, low- to mid-band 5G, Wi-Fi 6, and various other long- and short-range solutions. The new architecture of connectivity also features cloud and edge computing that can be accessed with cheaper and more efficient “thin” devices. Computing power, storage, and sensors are all growing more powerful and more affordable.

  • Desh Ki Digital Udaan- Episode 4 - Oct 16, 2020

    We need to holistically look at three models- Architecture Model, Operations Model, and Business Model. Also, look at the physical infrastructure along with the Architecture Model: whether it is virtualization, SDN, NFV, or cloud-native capabilities, or distributed cloud architecture.In the case of physical infrastructure, whether it is affordability or longevity, building the infrastructure right in the first attempt is a key to develop future-ready infrastructure. Fiberisation is the foundation for a strong infrastructure. In India, we still have a very low level of fiberisation for towers or small cells. A mere 16-20 percent of towers are fiberized in India, which is significantly lesser than 70-80 percent in the US. The gap needs to be bridged with dense fiberisation and FTTH rollouts.

  • We need to have some non-negotiable design principles with a relatively long shelf life: STL - Oct 15, 2020

    Technology definitely helps to create competitive advantage in any organisation. The ability of firms to utilize, develop and enhance IT capabilities is critical. COVID-19 is sweeping across the world, has been a dramatic uptick in the use of digital technologies. STL is an integrator of digital networkswith core capabilities in Optical Interconnect, Virtualised Access Solutions, Network Software and System Integration.

  • Talent leaders share their Mental Health Pledge for 2020 - Oct 15, 2020

    With several global organizations and leaders being cognizant of the visible need of focusing on the holistic well-being of employees, a majority have begun taking active steps to not just educate the workforce on mental well-being, but also take necessary measures to extend support to those who could benefit from it. It is critical to recognize mental health care as a basic provision and not a generous offering. Employee mental well-being is more than just a "nice to have" — it is a must for employers that need to remain competitive in today's hot market for talent. Wouldn’t it be great, if businesses deliver awesome values to the world — not at the expense of their people’s well-being — but rather while making them shine. The bottom line will take care of itself when the employees are well & happy. This in essence, is what corporate wellness is about.

  • Network is the lifeline of our society - Oct 01, 2020

    As we are aware, telecommunication and mobile internet have emerged as the lifeline and backbone of the digital India, playing a pivotal role in enabling the country to continue working during the current pandemic. Experts point out that the remote working environment, which got a major push during the crisis, is the new normal and it has started to change how businesses are done and the society operates This article focuses on (a) importance of networks and telecom infrastructure in modern digital society, (b) the role of telcos providing internet for all, (c) networks and technologies of the future, (d) where India stands on the 5G front and 5G essentials, (e) challenges, privacy and data security concerns, and solutions.

  • STL: Completes 25 years of operations - Sep 30, 2020

    Over the last 25 years, STL has built unique capabilities in optical connectivity, large scale digital network integration, and virtualised wireless solutions; which is unparalleled in the industry. We have world-class manufacturing facilities in India, Italy, Brazil, and China, along with two software-development centres across India and one data Centre design facility in the UK. Over the last few years, STL has strategically transformed into a solutions-driven organization with integrated capabilities – Optical Interconnect, Virtualised Access Solutions, Network Software and System Integration. We are working with global digital network creators across India, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. STL has transformed from an optical fibre manufacturer to an industry-leading integrator of digital networks by investing in technologies, talent, and building capabilities.

  • Inside Reliance Jio’s game plan for 5G - Sep 14, 2020

    In March, press reports created a buzz in the Indian telecom industry: Reliance Jio has replaced Nokia and Oracle’s 4G voice technology with their own components, and built end-to-end network gear for 5G, the reports said, illustrating how India’s largest telecom operator is now capable of building network equipment.However, no major swap had taken place, Nokia’s Chief Marketing Officer Barry French clarified on the company’s website. Jio had replaced only one among the dozens of Nokia’s components in its core network and the European company’s technology continues to power Jio’s infrastructure.

  • ICEA seeks 25% anti-dumping duty on optical fibre, especially on cheap imports from China - Sep 13, 2020

    Mobile and electronics industry body ICEA on Sunday asked the government to increase anti-dumping duty on optical fibre to 25 per cent, especially on cheap imports coming from China. In a letter to Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey and Commerce Secretary AnupWadhawan, the India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) said China has levied anti-dumping duty on Indian optical fibre to the tune of 30 per cent. The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended 10 per cent anti-dumping duty on cheap imports from China, based on appeal from domestic manufacturers.

  • The Future: 5G Powering Transformation - Sep 11, 2020

    We need to look at the demand and supply side. On the demand side, there are things like agricultural, industrial apps, etc. There are multiple use cases for 5G to improve efficiency across the entire value chain. On the supply side, 5G is very conducive for open source. There are radio units. India can take advantage of this.There is also a great potential for creating localized networks for industrial applications. These networks can be built by local entrepreneurs. There will be multiple network creators and spectrum users, plus the hardware and software ecosystem. This is the right time for India to take the right decisions. All of this value creation can be done by India, for the $5 trillion economic goal. That will help India achieve the Aatmanirbhar Bharat goal.

  • 5G is the next big leap for India’s telecom sector - Sep 09, 2020

    India’s telecom sector has undergone a complete metamorphosis in the last 25 years. A mobile call which used to cost ₹22 for every minute is now free. The mobile phone itself has changed from a no-frills gadget allowing only voice calls to a pocket device which doubles up as a computer, a camera, a communication device.There is a robust momentum towards 5G today. We start with the idea that the number of connected devices is going to exponentially increase. Once that happens, the industry is preparing to invest in the fundamental silicon technologies to advance the cause of edge computing and driving that to create business analytics to get an impact.

  • Catering to Changing Demand - Sep 06, 2020

    As millions of Indians have been working from home for well over four months, the big challenge is to ensure robust broadband connectivity at all times. Considering that broadband traffic has shifted from business districts in cities to residential areas, providing high-speed connectivity is definitely a challenge.That includes a new spectrum policy, a new work-from-home (WFH) policy and encouraging internet service providers (ISPs) and telecom service providers to install millions of miniature Wi-Fi hotspots across the country.

  • Towards a new India: Last-mile vision a stimulus for rural data demand - Sep 05, 2020

    What started as the National Optical Fibre Network during the UPA government in 2011, got a new identity in 2014—BharatNet. The vision remained the same: to connect over 250,000 gram panchayats across the country. Now, a fresh target has been set with Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing in his recent Independence Day speech that 600,000 villages will get optical fibre connectivity in 1,000 days. Experts believe the PM’s vision will mean a surge in data demand—a huge positive for the industry.

  • Indian tech firms were ready with 5G solutions even before Jio's foray - Sep 03, 2020

    Network virtualization solutions can only work with a strong optical fibre cable (OFC) backbone. One of the leading OFC manufacturers globally, Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL), has evolved from core manufacturing to digital networks services through acquisitions across software solutions over the past years to include solutions for virtualized access, network software products and system integration services.

  • Time to leapfrog with digital infrastructure is now - Aug 27, 2020

    India completes 25 years journey of driving mobility to possibly every nook and corner within the country; a journey that goes beyond the country by enabling connectivity with the world at large. We are now home to the world’s second-largest internet user base. Twenty-five years ago less than 5% of the population had wired telephony, while now over 600 million people have access to mobile and internet connectivity. We have come a long way. Yet, this is just the start and an exciting journey awaits us, one that will be powered by the right digital infrastructure.

  • 5G and Digital Transformation-Game changer for Indian economy - Aug 26, 2020

    The industrial revolution in the late 1700s and early 1800s had a substantial impact on the GDP per capita of many economies in North America and Europe. India had an adverse effect as we were a mere supplier of raw material for the British industries. From then till now, it has been a revolutionary period, and none have a similar impact on the Indian economy and industry as the growth of mobile broadband and digitalisation. The digitization could be the drivers that are likely to transform industries, accelerating them on an exceptional growth trajectory.

  • India can’t afford to depend upon the 2% CSR contributions to fuel social innovation: Sterlite Tech’s Akanksha Sharma - Aug 26, 2020

    According to the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), impact investment is funding made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. India has been one of the chief geographies for the global impact investing movement, but Akanksha Sharma, Head-Social Impact & Sustainability, STL, points out that 95 percent of this capital invested in the country has come in from foreign investors.

  • STL to hire 300-400 people in FY21 for 5G, wireless ecosystem and services business - Aug 23, 2020

    Data network solutions provider STL will hire about 300-400 professionals this fiscal for growth areas of 5G and wireless ecosystem and to support its plans to take services business global, Group CEO Anand Agarwal has said. The company will hire professionals with requisite experience as well as fresher for these growth areas.

  • Measuring performance in a post-COVID workplace - Aug 19, 2020

    "We instituted health & safety benefit schemes and welfare programs that are meaningful in these times. These include enhanced medical insurance coverage (including for COVID positive cases) for employees and their families, 24X7 residential wi-fi, and access to certifications from best-in-class universities globally. We had 1500 STLers (as we call ourselves) upskill themselves with almost 7500 hrs of training in 10 days during the early lockdown days. This continues to grow as we speak," said Anjali Byce, CHRO, STL.

  • For Indian companies, 4G is still the name of the game- Aug 18, 2020

    For Indian telecom equipment and software providers, 4G is still in vogue and will rake in revenuesas the much-hailed 5G launch is at least two years away. These companies are focussing on further improving the 4G ecosystem to help operators improve revenues and Average Revenue Per User (ARPUs) and, in turn, pare debts before the 5G spectrum auctions. The move also comes as a surprise as all operators except State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltdhave launched 4G services.

  • PM's promise: 6 lakh Indian villages to be connected with optical fibre cables in 1000 days- Aug 17, 2020

    The government’s initiative of strengthening rural digital infrastructure with optical fiber will help bridge the rural-urban divide. It’s the right time to do it as the shift to digital becomes permanent. It will enable access to essential applications like e-education, e-health, and e-governance. As rural India becomes informed and educated, more jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities will get created. All of it will lead to economic growth and development in the region. STL has been collaborating with both state and central governments on various rural connectivity initiatives like BharatNet, Mahanet, and our own Garv rural development initiative. Over the last 25 years, we have connected India by designing, developing, and delivering world-class optical fibre. We continue to be a trusted technology partner to the government for realizing the vision of a unified digital India.

  • Sustainability needs to be looked at from an all-inclusive perspective: Akanksha Sharma, Head CSR and Sustainability, STL - Aug 13, 2020

    STL’s four CSR focus areas viz. Women Empowerment, Education, Healthcare, and Environment Conservation have been chosen based on their intrinsic linkage to and enabling impact on other development fronts. For India CSR Leadership Series Akanksha Sharma, Head CSR and Sustainability, STL talked about STL sustainable development and sustainability programs. She says, “Sustainability needs to be looked at from an all-inclusive perspective”.

  • STL Reveals A Platter Of Next-Gen Solutions For Indian Armed Forces - Aug 09, 2020

    “Our end-to-end network modernisation solution for defence forces focuses on building a technology-enabled defence ecosystem and is supported by next-gen networks. This solution is purpose-engineered and caters to the most pressing needs of the forces in terms of synergised tri-forces networks, surveillance & situational awareness, cybersecurity, and more,” stated Sandeep Dhingra, CTO, Network Services and Software, STL in an exclusive interview to Aviation & Defence Universe (ADU).

  • DAYDesh ki digital udaan - Aug 04, 2020

    The next 25 years will be all about digital, it will be about transforming India. Digital is a completely new paradigm, it’s just not an extension of telecom, but a completely different orbit. With digital, we have multitude of applications and of services, from education to banking to e-commerce to e-governance, all driving on the digital highway. There is a clear separation in digital between the infrastructure where we have the converged network, and the connectivity compute ecosystem.

  • 5G will make cost of GB lower than 4G - July 31, 2020

    The next gen 5G technology has the potential to bring data costs even lower than the current 4G costs. “The fact that every GB is going to be computed at a point very close to the point of consumption with the 5G technology, so absolutely, the amount of GB will go up exponentially but the cost per GB will be significantly lower,” said Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL.

  • Sterlite Tech says BSNL’s outstanding dues now below Rs 100 cr, expects substantial settlement this year - July 26, 2020

    Data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies’ receivables from BSNL has come down to less than Rs 100 crore now, and the company is hopeful that substantial part of pending dues will be cleared by the state-owned telco this year, Group CEO Anand Agarwal said. The dues from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) were close to Rs 230 crore at the end of 2018.

  • Sterlite Tech says investing in 5G to develop Make in India ecosystem - July 23, 2020

    Digital networks integrator Sterlite Technologies (STL) on Thursday said to strengthen and support the Make in India 5G ecosystem, it is investing in technology and assembling an ecosystem of partners comprising of hardware makers, cloud computing, and academia.STL said the ecosystem aims to create the next generation of digital networks by bringing together four technological confluences, namely, wired and wireless, software and hardware, connectivity and computing, and open source.

  • How Has The Defence Sector Adopted To Technology? - July 23, 2020

    In India, though expansive and secure defence networks across tri-forces have been built, yet most of these are old and dilapidated. Experts believe that there is a pressing need to Unify, Fortify, and Modernise India’s defence networks with strategic capabilities like Joint-ness and Interoperability of Networks, Technology-led security solutions, and Cybersecurity architecture, to achieve the Winning Edge. In an exclusive interaction with Express Computer, KS Rao, CEO, Network Services and Software Business, STL, gives us a deeper understanding of how technology is the need of the hour.

  • Sterlite Technologies aims to double revenue in three years - July 23, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies (STL) said that it intends to double its revenue to Rs 10,000 crore by 2023, while reducing its debt-equity ratio by half to 0.5 in the same period. This is part of the company’s Vision 2023 plan, built upon how the business has performed in the last three years. Anand Agarwal, CEO, STL said that this would come on the back of strong growth that the company was seeing in three of its four key business segments.

  • STL sets up end-to-end 5G Ecosystem - July 23, 2020

    STL has invested in building a one-of-a-kind end-to-end Digital networks ecosystem, including next-gen optical and wireless (5G) portfolio for all markets. Subsequently global, marquee network creators are actively discussing large scale engagements with STL for 5G networks, FTTH rollouts, Data centers, and network modernisation.

  • Digital and network-centric defence ecosystems to bolster combat readiness, says KS Rao, CEO, Network Services and Software, STL - July 21, 2020

    India already has expansive and secure defence networks across tri-forces, many of these like the AREN and AFNET, however these are decades old and need to be upgraded in view of the changing scenario. There is an urgent need to unify, fortify, and modernise country’s defence networks. To achieve the winning edge, this can be done with strategic capabilities like Joint-ness and Interoperability of Networks, Technology-led security solutions, and Cyber security architecture.

  • How Is Technology Acting As The Game Changer In The Defence Sector? - July 20, 2020

    While a lot has been talked about technology in various sectors, the defence sector hasn’t really been left behind in the race. In India, though expansive and secure defence networks across tri-forces have been built, yet most of these are old and dilapidated. Experts believe that there is a pressing need to Unify, Fortify, and Modernise India’s defence networks with strategic capabilities like Joint-ness and Interoperability of Networks, Technology-led security solutions, and Cybersecurity architecture, to achieve the Winning Edge.

  • Nurture the Indian telecom sector, and see the wonders unfold! - July 20, 2020

    Technology has radically transformed the world we live in today. A borderless world is now a reality - with more than 4.6 billion people - 59 per cent of the world population - now connected through the Internet. India is rapidly picking up pace, with more than 500 million people, almost 40 per cent of the population, having access to the Internet. We have come a long way with technology adoption, and yet this is just the beginning.Now is an opportunity of a lifetime for us - to lead the way by transforming and reinventing as the shift to digital is permanent.

  • How Is Technology Acting As The Game Changer In The Defence Sector? - July 20, 2020

    While a lot has been talked about technology in various sectors, the defence sector hasn’t really been left behind in the race. In India, though expansive and secure defence networks across tri-forces have been built, yet most of these are old and dilapidated. Experts believe that there is a pressing need to Unify, Fortify, and Modernise India’s defence networks with strategic capabilities like Joint-ness and Interoperability of Networks, Technology-led security solutions, and Cybersecurity architecture, to achieve the Winning Edge. KS Rao, CEO, Network Services and Software Business, STL, gives a deeper understanding of how technology is the need of the hour.

  • Reliance, Sterlite, TechM set to power next-gen 5G telecom networks - July 07, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies is working on a plan to design and manufacture 4G and 5G radio for global market. We have a design, make and integrate in India approach, and also offer systems integration services. To this end, we have investments and strategic partnerships with an ecosystems of partners in India, leveraging their Indian IP and know-how.

  • Creating Alignment in the 5G Ecosystem - a USIBC webinar - July 04, 2020

    We are creating a fully converged ecosystem, which is focused more on the edge, along with compute capabilities. On one end, we have full expertise on the optical ecosystem, including active devices based on virtualization, and at the same time we have created a full partner space radio ecosystem with radio design manufacturing as well as CU/DU, which are fully aligned on virtualization as well as the O-RAN ecosystem. We have done investments in this and in collaboration with academia as well as ecosystem partnerships. What we are essentially doing, on one end, we have an optical capability and on the other end, we are developing the full radio capability, fully based on O-RAN certification and we are integrating that end-to-end conversed network with edge compute and edge storage capabilities.

  • Telecom for enterprise and social growth – clear shift towards digital transformation - July 03, 2020

    Various things have impacted the lifestyle. Half the world today has digital infrastructure. We now need to address how can you now scale efficiently on the software and the infrastructure sides. Communication technologies will have focus on SDN, and make it cloud native. Now, penetration of FTTH has been growing all over the world. What is the penetration in India? At least 50% of the audience felt it is less than or just 3% across India, during an online poll.

  • Investment In Digital Infrastructure: The New Gold Rush - July 03, 2020

    Since the beginning of this millennium, the internet has gradually seeped into every aspect of our daily existence. Today, it is the lifeline for individuals, businesses, governments and media. For some of us, it has become as essential as food and electricity. As digital permeates the fabric of humanity, and everything is becoming data, we are seeing growth in data doubling every three years. That is 10 times in 10 years. Sounds impressive? Wait till you hear this - 2020 has substantially accelerated human behaviour to digital by at least five years.

  • Nurture the Indian telecom sector, and see the wonders unfold! - July 03, 2020

    The current pandemic has made this shift permanent. In telecom there was largely one application, voice with some text thrown in, and the only asset was spectrum. But within digital, there is a clear demarcation between a platform and an infrastructure. A platform is a service provisioning platform with all kinds of and the technologies like AI, blockchain etc and applications ranging from healthcare to video conferencing to entertainment, while infrastructure is the network that many of us are creating.

  • Technology for awareness - making a difference - June 25, 2020

    Project Savdhaan, a special initiative by Sterlite Technologies Ltd’s STL Academy to intensify Covid-19 awareness in India, aims to address the challenges of a lack of knowledge on social distancing, precautionary measures, and required medical assistance. These drawbacks, STL’s chief human resources officer Anjali Byce points out, increase the risk of the virus passing to a healthier population.

  • Brand building powered by AI - June 24, 2020

    Brand building is the process of creating the desired value for consumers. The brand-building strategies encompass identifying the right audience, connecting with them at a personalised level, and delivering an experience that ensures brand intimacy. Nowadays, every single interaction between business and customers directly impacts the brands.AI has revolutionized the way of branding and has gained prominence in nearly every aspect of it.

  • Time To Make The Leap Towards Building Digital Infrastructure - June 18, 2020

    The Shift to digital is now permanent.India has witnessed major technological and digital advancements in recent times. Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL, talks about the need for speeding up the development of digital infrastructure in India. Currently, we are at an inflection point in the ecosystem. India has the capacity to become the leading technology provider for the world given its large consumption and manufacturing base.

  • Atmanirbhar Bharat: Homegrown telecom companies eye consortiums to stay competitive - June 09, 2020

    Telecom companies in India come together to support the government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL, shares his insights on how alliances between domestic companies and international partners will raise the opportunity for India to deliver digital networks, indigenous solutions for 5G, and device manufacturing for the world as part of the global supply chain.

  • Sterlite Tech says manufacturing capacities now close to pre-coronavirus levels - June 08, 2020

    The first phase of 'Unlock India' has begun with a significant easing of nationwide curbs aimed at reopening businesses and fuelling India's economy. On the same node, STL’s Group CEO, Anand Agarwal, talks about the importance of digital networks for healthcare, education, smart cities, business, and governance. He also talks about STL’s digital projects, software operations on the manufacturing side that have reached almost pre-COVID-19 levels.

  • A sustained pledge to achieve Paris Agreement goal: Telcos keep commitment going - June 04, 2020

    Sustainability is core to STL’s business. With a vision to ensure 100 percent waste reduction and reuse, we have been efficiently working towards managing waste and also bringing innovation into practice through a circular economy.STL is the world’s first integrated optic fibre and cables manufacturer to be Zero Waste to Landfill certified for diverting over 99% of our waste away from landfills while reducing a substantial amount of carbon emissions.

  • Sterlite CEO: The shift to digital is clearly permanent - May 27, 2020

    “Covid-19 is an inflection point for the data networks industry. Globally we are seeing people accelerating investments and whatever they intended to do in five to six years, they want to do in two to three years. Covid-19 has caused some short-term disruption, but in the medium to long term the outlook is bullish with demand for high quality broadband and creation of large scale networks by cloud companies, enterprises and government,” said Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, Sterlite Technologies.

  • 5G rollout cloudy but telcos remain upbeat - May 22, 2020

    Anand Agarwal, group CEO, STL, said now the customer focus is on building mid- to long-term capacity due to the increase in network usage. Networks are running at peak globally and coupled with the large number of enterprise applications running non-stop, the high load is not likely to go down again. As a technology 5G will be extremely relevant for smart enterprise and smart city use cases.

  • Sterlite Tech says 60% of pre-covid capacity reached - May 20, 2020

    In conversation with TOI, Anand Agarwal, group CEO, STL, said the company has been able to hit about 60% of pre-Covid-19 capacity levels across its manufacturing plants in the country. He also highlights that the last 15 days of March had a big impact on the company, but since April it is slowly getting back on track after its products and services were recognised as an essential.

  • Telcos want free 5G bandwidth to beef up wireline connectivity - May 18, 2020

    Telecom companies have urged the government to allot necessary 5G bandwidth for free to augment wireline connectivity in the wake of a surge in demand for data and voice services amid the lockdown forced by Covid-19. Anand Agarwal, group CEO, said there is a need to bring parity in spending on physical and digital infrastructure, and that a Rs 1 lakh crore combined annual investment is needed to strengthen telecom backhaul and augment fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connectivity. In a bid to overcome bandwidth constraints and boost FTTH services, telecom carriers as well as tower companies, in tandem with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), are focusing on expanding fibre footprint in the country multifold by 2025.

  • We handled covid-19 in China and helped with corrective actions: CFO, Sterlite Technologies - May 16, 2020

    In an interview with ETCFO, Anupam Jindal, CFO of the company discussed the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on its performance and how the virus gave them valuable insights on corrective for their lockdown strategy.

  • India needs to spend Rs 1 lakh crore on digital infrastructure: Sterlite's Agarwal- May 16, 2020

    "Digital infrastructure for the transport of data and information is equally important as physical infrastructure for the transport of goods and services," said Anand Agarwal at the digital roundtable organised by ET Telecom. There is a need to bring parity in spending on physical and digital infrastructure, and a Rs 1 lakh crore combined annual investment would further strengthen telecom backhaul and augment fibre-to-the-home connectivity, a top executive of an Indian multinational company said.

  • Sterlite Technologies to focus on ‘Make in India’ solutions - May 13, 2020

    “There is a shift to digitisation, which will be irreversible and will continue. Telecom operators across the world want to strengthen their network,” said CEO of Sterlite Technologies. The company, which reported a 50% slump in net profit for the quarter ended March on account of the Covid-19 pandemic, said it expects demand to recover in the medium term.

  • Sterlite Tech net profit slumps 50% to Rs 80 crore in March quarter - May 12, 2020

    Data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) on Tuesday posted over 50 percent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs 80.3 crore for the March 2020 quarter, due to prolonged industry challenges and the COVID-19 crisis. Its net profit had stood at Rs 165.1 crore in the year-ago period, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Sterlite Tech keen on tech, capability buys with attractive valuation - May 12, 2020

    Anupam Jindal, CFO, STL, talks about the latest acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment firm based in the UK and company’s future plans. He also added that while the company continues to look at opportunities "very actively", it doesn't have anything currently in the pipeline.

  • Sterlite Tech to go slow on Rs 300 cr expansion of cable manufacturing units - May 11, 2020

    Data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies has said it will go slow on the proposed Rs 300 crore expansion of cable manufacturing units in India and Italy, following global coronavirus pandemic. The expansion, which was slated to begin in June this year, will now start around March 2021, when there is greater clarity on the business environment, Sterlite Technologies Group CEO Anand Agarwal told PTI.

  • Sterlite Technologies says its global manufacturing capacity may reach pre-COVID levels by May-end - May 10, 2020

    Data network solutions provider SterliteTechnologiesNSE 4.57 % is hopeful that its global production capacity will reach near pre-COVID levels by May-end if calibrated moves to reopen economies and businesses proceed as per expectation, according to Group CEO Anand Agarwal. The company, which designs and deploys high-capacity converged fibre and wireless networks, said export shipments from India have commenced to Europe, Middle East and Latin America.

  • How Can Smart Cities Be A Decisive Force During COVID-19? - May 06, 2020

    STL, an end to end data networking solutions company, has implemented 3 smart cities in India – Jaipur, Gandhinagar and Kakinada. Smart city solutions for mobility, situational awareness, traffic control, smart lighting, public safety and security deployed by them are being innovatively and used in the current situation to improve the effectiveness of government initiatives at this time.

  • Our BCP approach is holistic and not limited to IT: Nischal Gupta, Chief Transformation Officer, STL- May 06, 2020

    Nischal Gupta expresses his views on a shift in working culture during the Covid19 crisis and how STL’s robust and agile Business Continuity Planning (BCP) ensures seamless business operations to support customer's critical activities and employee collaboration. He also highlights that STL begins its digital transformation way before Covid19 breakdown, which makes it easy for STL to deal with such difficult times without compromising on customer satisfaction and productivity.

  • STL reopens manufacturing units, expects network spend to rise - May 04, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL), an optic fibre maker has restarted its manufacturing operations in China, Europe and India, following a shutdown due to novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 outbreak, and said that the company aims to fulfil nearly Rs 10,000 crore worth of order book, and expects higher investments in telecom networks.

  • Sterlite Technologies reopens China, Europe, India facilities; chases Rs 10,000 crore order book- May 03, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL), a Pune-based predominant optic fibre maker has been able to restart operations, following the Corona virus shutdowns, and aims to fulfil an order book worth Rs 10,000 crore by the end of FY2020. In a telephonic interaction with ET Telecom, STL Group CEO Anand Agarwal speaks on supply chain disruptions, fifth-generation (5G) networks, Facebook-Jio tie-up and BSNL dues.

  • The Success Of India’s Broadband Dreams Will Be Defined By Faster Fiberization And Embracing New Technology - April 28, 2020

    We are living in the digital era, where the world is likely to get fully connected in the coming times. More than 3.8 billion people – 51 percent of the world’s population – are now connected, thanks to technology. India is also adopting digitization rapidly to become a leader for this new phase of the internet. In this article, Ankit Agarwal, CEO - Connectivity Solutions, STL, talks about significant changes in network usage and recommends essentials to serve the changing demands.

  • Data is the New Visa, Need to Shore Up Data Connectivity - April 21, 2020

    Over the last couple of decades, internet connectivity has become the lifeblood of global economies, fuelling innovation and technological advancement. We now live in the age of information superhighways, where data is the new visa. In this industry article, Anand Agarwal, CEO, STL highlights growing dependency on data connectivity and micro shift happening in the network usage.

  • COVID-19: Sterlite Tech operating at 65% global production capacity- April 19, 2020

    Broadband technology provider Sterlite Technologies has resumed around 65 per cent production of its global capacity with start of operations in China, India and Italy. In this industry article, Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL talks about STL's manufacturing operations picking pace in India and globally amidst COVID- 19.

  • Technology is Our Middle Name: Dr. Anand Agarwal, STL- April 16, 2020

    The winner of Voice & Data Pathbreaker of the Year Award for 2019 and STL CEO, Dr. Anand Agarwal, shares his views with Shubhendu Parth on the company’s journey, new business opportunities and Make in India.

  • Telecom vendors say lockdown relief to help step up production levels for gear supplies - April 15, 2020

    With the relief provided by the home ministry through its fresh guidelines, people are likely to return to work, leading network vendors such as Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia and optic fibre cable (OFC) makers like Sterlite Technologies (STL) are likely to step up production levels at their local factories. In this industry article, Anand Agarwal, Group CEO at STL, said with the new guidelines, how STL would serve its customers across the globe, even though the company has been operating its India facilities partially under essential services.

  • VVDN and STL announce strategic collaboration to design, develop and manufacture 5G solutions - April 15, 2020

    VVDN is chosen by STL, an industry-leading integrator of data networks, as the engineering and ODM partner for the development of few indigenous 5G Products and Solutions. With VVDN’s experience in radio manufacturing and STL’s focus on edge solutions, both the companies will collectively ideate, design, and develop innovative solutions to support critical infrastructure for 5G. The solutions will enable operators worldwide to address multiple deployment use cases with a faster time to market.

  • IT firms with China operations report 80% attendance: Nasscom - April 14, 2020

    After almost three months of lockdown due to Covid19, companies with a presence in China are back in business with easing of restrictions. In this article, Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL, highlights that STL's China unit is now operational and providing fibre for China and global demands.

  • Group CEO of STL Suggests 5 Ways to Make Work from Home Easier Amid Covid-19 Outbreak - April 10, 2020

    Nobody was prepared for the Covid-19 breakout. As the breakout continues to show effects across the globe, there is much to do to prevent the spread and further loss of lives. The current lockdown situation requires each one of us to be more focused and committed towards our priorities: Be safe with family, be productive at work, utilise time proficiently and create shared value for the community. In this article, Dr. Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL recommends five things to everyone while working from home that can be followed even after we come out shining from this situation.

  • As Quarantines Overburden Networks, ISPs Strive To Keep India Online 24X7 - March 28, 2020

    As all of Indian INC works from home, this is a challenging time for ISPs. Dr. Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL, offers his expert opinion to Inc42 on how ISPs can deal with increasing data traffic. One of the key points he discusses include the tower-on-wheel approach as a short term solution, to push localised power and locate closer to the area of consumption. Read to keep India online 24x7 even as quarantines overburden networks.

  • DoT Asks Telcos to Approach Wireless Wing for Additional Spectrum to Meet Data Demand - March 27, 2020

    During lockdowns, when everyone's working from home, the Department of Telecom (DoT), has asked telecom operators to submit their requirements for addition Spectrum due to the upsurge in data consumption. Dr. Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL, said Indian telcos are experiencing anywhere between 30-100% increase in traffic for different circles.

  • Manish Kumar Sinha Talks about His Favourite Brands, Ads, Web-series and Apps - March 23, 2020

    In conversation with ET Brand Equity, Manish Kumar Sinha, Chief Marketing Officer, STL talks about his favourite brands, ads, and web-series amongst other things.

  • STL Academy wins Asia Book of Records for a first-of-its-kind largest online workshop on Optical Fibre Technology - March 13, 2020

    STL Academy, an endeavour by STL, won the coveted Asia Book of Records for conducting F-Tech 2.0, the largest online workshop on optical fibre technology in Telangana. F-Tech 2.0 was a 2 days live web series on Fibre Technology and Fibre to the Home (FTTH).

  • Sterlite Tech now home to India’s 1st Zero Waste to Landfill Optical Fibre Cable Plant - March 04, 2020

    STL, an industry leading integrator of data networks, announced today that it has been awarded a ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ Certification by Intertek (US), a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide.

  • STL and VMware to Collaborate on 5G Access Solutions for Telcos and Large Enterprises - Feb 27, 2020

    STL partners with VMware and will leverage VMware vCloud NFV to install, manage and maintain the environment for network microservices such as switching, firewall, etc. The solution will enable STL to provide a commercial and stable release to telcos and large enterprise customers who are looking for a commercial rollout in the next few quarters.

  • Sterlite Technologies shares jump over 7 Percent - Feb 20, 2020

    Shares of Sterlite Technologies surged over 7 per cent on Thursday after the company received an order worth Rs 1,500 crore.The stock opened at Rs 111 and gained 7.2 per cent to touch a high of Rs 119 on the BSE. Later, it was trading at Rs 115.65 per unit, up 4.19 per cent. On the NSE, the scrip rose as much as 6.97 per cent to Rs 118.80. It was trading 3.96 per cent higher at Rs 115.45. The company on Wednesday said it has won orders worth Rs 1,500 crore.

  • AI is rewriting the rules of brand building - Feb 12, 2020

    Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook—what’s common between these companies other than them being new-age technology companies? What makes them so unique and favourable? How do they connect so well with consumers? Brand building in the digital era.Today, brand building is all about creating value for consumers. It encompasses identifying the right audience, engaging them at a personalised level and delivering an experience that guarantees brand intimacy. Brands are now built on every single interaction between a customer/ consumer and a business, both in person and online.

  • AI is altering brand narratives and personalising consumer experiences - Feb 12, 2020

    As Manish Sinha, Chief Marketing Officer, STL, said, “AI, by its nature, improves itself by learning from its interaction with humans. By nature, it is also very networked. So, it is not tailored to only your experience; it is focused on experiences that are similar to yours, across the human population. One of the reasons why AI is so important in improving consumer experience is because of how quickly the network adjusts to you. AI is helping people feel that they have their own personal network."

  • Achieving zero waste to landfill status- Feb 12, 2020

    At Sterlite Technologies (STL) we always aim to operate in a way where all our business activities are in synergy with the environment we operate in. Waste management is one of the most fundamental ways we drive this. Any process waste is considered a lost opportunity in converting raw materials into finished products. As a result, none of our manufacturing facilities discharge any liquid effluent outside plant boundaries.

  • Sterlite Technologies rises on acquiring stake in Israel-based firm - Feb 10, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies (STL) gained 3.02% to Rs 128 after the company said its subsidiary has entered into definitive agreements to acquire 12.8% stake in Israel-based ASOCS.Sterlite Global Venture (Mauritius), a wholly owned subsidiary of STL, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire 12.8% stake (on issued and outstanding basis) in ASOCS, a vRAN (virtual Radio Access Networks) technology company based out of Israel, a regulatory filing said.

  • Sterlite wins Rs 1,800 crore T-Fiber project in Telangana - Feb 07, 2020

    STL was awarded the work order for about Rs 1,100 crore for phase-1 of the project, while the total project value is worth about Rs 1,800 crore. This turnkey project, which entails managing the network for an additional seven years, has a significant operations and maintenance revenue stream, close to 30% of the overall project value.

  • Anand Agarwal was awarded Pathbreaker of the Year Award - Feb 03, 2020

    The Pathbreaker of the Year Award for 2019 was an acknowledgment of the pioneering and path-breaking achievements in the Telecom industry achieved by Dr. Anand Agarwal and in the process transforming Sterlite Technologies—STL—from being an optical communication products company to becoming a data networks solutions provider.

  • Sterlite Technologies to continue to look for buyout targets - Jan 17, 2020

    Sterlite Technologies has said it remains on the lookout for more acquisitions in India and outside after having announced two buyouts in the past four months. Anupam Jindal, chief financial officer at Sterlite Technologies, said the company would continue to look at inorganic growth opportunities that allow it to expand its customer offerings or give it access to new customers.

  • Sterlite wins Rs 1,800 crore T-Fiber project in - Jan 07, 2020

    The multi-year deal worth about Rs 1,800 crore requires STL to design, build and manage a rural broadband network across 3,000 gram panchayats in Telangana.

  • Sterlite Technologies betting on digital infra push: CFO, Anupam Jindal - Jan 06, 2020

    In an interaction with ETCFO, the STL’s Group Chief Financial Officer Anupam Jindal discussed more details about the order win. He also shared the company’s growth outlook and expectations from the Union Budget 2020.Sterlite Technologies is a Mumbai-headquartered network solutions company. STL reported a gross revenue of Rs 5,087 crore in the financial year 2018-19.

  • Sterlite Technologies share price gains 7% on bagging Rs 1,800-cr project Jan 02, 2020

    This turnkey project entails designing and building an end-to-end rural broadband network across 11 districts and 3,000 gram panchayats of Telangana.

  • STL bags ₹1,800-crore multi-year T-Fiber order - Jan 02, 2020

    STL, a data networks provider, has bagged the mandate from Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation Ltd (T-Fiber) to set up high-speed rural broadband network.

  • Sterlite Technologies bags Rs 1,800 Cr project from Telangana -- Jan 02, 2020

    STL (Sterlite Technologies Ltd), a data networks innovator, has bagged a Rs 1,800 crore project from Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation Ltd. (T-Fiber) to create a high speed rural broadband network.

  • The evolution of hiring and what to expect in the future- Dec 23, 2019

    Taking stock of recent hiring trends and assessing how technology has changed the way HR managers and recruiters do their tasks and jobs.

  • Has the Make in India campaign run out of steam?- Dec 20, 2019

    Ravi Shankar Prasad, India’s electronics minister, last month made an announcement that he hoped would launch a new era for Indian manufacturing.

  • Sterlite Technologies, IIT Madras sign pact for advancement of 5G - Dec 10, 2019

    STL (Sterlite Technologies), a global data networks innovator, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology Madras, for sponsoring a Chair Professorship in 5G.

  • STL to collaborate with IIT Madras for 5G advancements in India - Dec 10, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL), a global data networks innoovator,has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology Madras, for sponsoring a chair professorship in 5G .

  • 5G in India: IIT Madras, Sterlite Technologies sign pact - Dec 10, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL)...has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology Madras...for sponsoring a chair professorship in 5G," the company said in a filing to BSE. Announcement of the first occupant of the Chair Professorship will happen in the first quarter of 2020.

  • Sterlite Technologies, IIT Madras sign pact for 5G advancement - Dec 10, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology Madras for sponsoring a chair professorship in 5G," the company said in a filing to BSE.

  • 5 traditional rules upended by new-age IT - Dec 05, 2019

    Usage of technology has ensured that organizations are able to create exceptional customer experience, faster time-to-market, reduce cost, and improve delivery process.

  • STL launches dTelco digital platform for telecom companies - Nov 13, 2019

    STL announced the launch of dTelco™ (digital telco platform) that empowers telecom companies to deliver personalisation, increase revenue and drive innovation. The best-in-class dTelco™ platform helps move away from traditional siloed model to agile, scalable, customer-centric and data-driven business model.

  • Enhancing Customer Experience to Expand Horizons - Nov 12 , 2019

    K S Rao, CEO, Network Services, STL said that with the roll out of 5G, and advancements in technologies like IoT and Edge computing, he believes that the next couple of years are going to be transformational. With data consumption on exponential rise and 5G on the way, wireless platforms will not be enough to meet the demands of bandwidth-guzzling consumers.

  • Sterlite Tech Q2 net profit rises 22% to Rs 160 crore - Oct 24, 2019

    "Sterlite Technologies recorded a 22 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 160 crore during the second quarter ended September 30. The company had recorded a net profit of Rs 131 crore in the corresponding period a year ago."

  • Sterlite Tech Q2 net profit rises 22% to Rs 160 crore - Oct 24, 2019

    "Sterlite Technologies recorded a 22 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 160 crore during the second quarter ended September 30. The company had recorded a net profit of Rs 131 crore in the corresponding period a year ago."

  • Indian telcos increasingly looking at local gear makers amid US-China row: STL CEO - Oct 18, 2019

    "Indian telcos now are increasingly exploring sourcing equipment from home-grown telecom infrastructure companies due to rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China along with the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Chinese gear-maker Huawei, said Anand Agarwal, group CEO, Sterlite Tech (STL). "

  • IMC 2019 : Sterlite unveils 5G edge mantra - Oct 16, 2019

    End-to-end data network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies Ltd unveiled, 5G Edge Mantra, an advanced 5G data hub technology, at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019, in presence of Anshu Prakash, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications.

  • Sterlite launches its 5G data centre solution at IMC'19 - Oct 16, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) on Tuesday revealed its 5G data hub solution- 5G Edge Mantra at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019 in New Delhi. The solution combines software defined virtualized radio access network functionalities with a host of Multi-access edge compute capabilities

  • STL Unveils Stellar Fibre Industry's First Universal Fibre at IMC 2019 - Oct 16, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL), a global data networks innovator, launched Stellar Fibre at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019, in the presence of Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of IT and Communications. Stellar Fibre is a path-breaking solution that will power the next-gen ultra-high definition future.

  • STL signs pact for training in fibre networking - Oct 11, 2019

    In a move to create more highly-skilled fiber deployment specialists in rural India, STL and Common Services Centres (CSC) Academy have signed an MoU to train Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) in optical fibre networking.

  • India's Sterlite partners South African firm to roll out broadband in Johannesburg - Oct 04, 2019

    STL joined hands with South Africa’s Frogfoot to deploy Fibre To The Home (FTTH) infrastructure in Soweto, Johannesburg. Frogfoot will use STL’s Air-blown FTTH solution to enable affordable, reliable broadband connectivity

  • STL eyes to deploy 2.5 lakh Digital Kiosks - Oct 01, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) that has recently diversified into telecom network services, is banking high on its innovation-led digital kiosks dubbed as ‘Garv’ to offer multiple government-to-citizen (G2C) through village-level entrepreneurs (VLE).

  • Sterlite Tech is betting big on technology boom driving India's optical fibre market - Sep 29, 2019

    " “Business volatility and market volatility are often different things,” Anand Agarwal told ET Magazine in an interview over phone from Pune, pointing out that the stock price had been rising. “We’re focused on delivering improved performances on all the right metrics."

  • “Reducing Here is how Sterlite Technologies Ltd keeps their multi-location team together - Sep 26, 2019

    Technology is the backbone of most successful businesses today. The same is being rapidly used to enhance the employee experience and share business intelligence with-in teams seamlessly and effectively. Sterlite Technologies Limited is a case in point here. They use technology and collaborative tools to stay connected (spread across different countries) and share real-time information across the world. “This keeps us agile, relevant and bonded as friends and colleagues,” says to Anjali Byce, CHRO, Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL).

  • Sterlite Technologies acquires UK-based IDS Group - Sep 26, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies indicated in a stock exchange filing on Wednesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Sterlite Global Venture (Mauritius) is in the process of acquiring 100% stake in UK-based Impact Data Solutions (IDS) Group.

  • STL acquires 100% stake in UK based IDS Group - Sep 26, 2019

    NSE-listed data network solutions company Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) has announced its acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.

  • Sterlite Technologies to acquire European data centre design company IDS - Sep 26, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd has agreed to acquire the UK-based Impact Data Solutions Group for an enterprise value of around £12 million ($14.85 million, or Rs 105.55 crore at current exchange rates).

  • Sterlite Tech arm to fully acquire Impact Data Solutions - Sep 25, 2019

    Broadband solution provider Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) on Wednesday said its Mauritius-based arm has signed a pact to acquire entire stake in the UK-based Impact Data Solutions at an enterprise value of around Rs 105 crore.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design And Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom. As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom.

  • STL Acquires European Data Centre Design and Deployment Company - Sep 25, 2019

    STL, a global data network solutions company, today announced the acquisition of IDS Group, a data centre network infrastructure design and deployment specialist based in the United Kingdom. As part of the overall transaction structure, STL will acquire 100% stake in UK based Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) and its affiliate, together represented as IDS Group.

  • Adapt to the Change - Sep 23, 2019

    Nischal Gupta is among the bellwether technology executives transitioning from the technology first world of Enterprise tech to a business first world of digital transformation. He is the CTO for Sterlite Technologies, a data networks innovator, driving end-to-end hyper-scale data network solutions beyond tomorrow.

  • “Reducing Development Timelines Require Technical Expertise”: Anjali Byce, CHRO, Sterlite Tech - June 21, 2019

    In the new age technology situations, development of skills goes hand-in-hand with inculcating adaptation skills. Anjali Byce, CHRO, Sterlite Tech, discuss some aspects. Excerpts: Voice & Data: As India gears up for 5G, broadband for all, IoT and a host of new telecom business and technology models, what are the key competencies that telecom professionals should possess?

  • Promoter company removes pledge of 52% stake in Sterlite Tech - June 11, 2019

    Anil Agarwal-led promoters of Sterlite Technologies (STL) have announced that they have removed their entire pledge on STL's shares with immediate effect.

  • Sterlite Technologies surges 11% on removing entire pledge on shares- June 11, 2019

    Shares of Sterlite Technologies surged more than 11 percent in the early trade on May 11 after company's promoters removed all pledge on company's shares with immediate effect.

  • Signavio ramps up regional expansion with Sterlite partnership - June 03, 2019

    Business transformation vendor, Signavio, has ramped up its Asia Pacific (APAC) expansion efforts by partnering with end-to-end data network solutions provider, Sterlite Technologies.

  • STL radically improves customer serviceability through digital transformation - May 30, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global leader in end-to-end data network solutions, has invested in an integrated system to radically shift global customer experiences by building robust planning and delivery processes.

  • STL radically improves customer serviceability through digital transformation - May 30, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global leader in end-to-end data network solutions, has invested in an integrated system to radically shift global customer experiences by building robust planning and delivery processes.

  • STL investment aims to enable deep planning to optimise global demand-supply - May 30, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL), a global provider of end-to-end data network solutions, has invested in an integrated system to radically shift global customer experiences by building robust planning and delivery processes.

  • STL unveils Intellza AI-powered business intelligence solution with predictive modelling and deep personalisation - May 29, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd. (STL), a global provider of end-to-end data network solutions, unveiled its new business intelligence solution Intellza at the recent TM Forum Digital Transformation World 2019 in Nice, France. The solution aims to maximise engagement through AI-based predictive modelling of customers’ journeys. The solution was validated in the event by leading telcos – Orange and Deutsche Telekom.

  • STL unveils Intellza –an AI powered business intelligence solution - May 28, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) has unveiled Intellza – its next-generation business intelligence solution, at the recently concluded TM Forum Digital Transformation World 2019 in Nice, France. The solution maximises engagement through artificial intelligence (AI) based predictive modelling of customers’ journey. The innovative solution was validated in the event by leading telcos – Orange and Deutsche Telekom.

  • Three top-level appointments made at Sterlite Tech’s Network Software Business to boost global customer services - May 22, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd, a global leader in end-to-end data network solutions, has made three top-level appointments to its Network Software business to serve its global customers.

  • Sterlite Technologies share: STL to remain unaffected by Lok Sabha Election Results - May 22, 2019

    Although stock markets witnessed a historic rise following the exit poll results indicating a clear cut majority for the BJP-led NDA under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there is one stock which is unlikely to be affected by the results of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Zee Business opines that Sterlite technologies or STL is one such stock.

  • Sterlite Technologies Launches Disruptive Portfolio of Software Products to Accelerate CSPs’ Digital Reinvention - May 20, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd announced the launch of ‘Digital Software Portfolio’, a portfolio of digital products that enables Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to go to market faster and offer enhanced and personalised experience to their users.

  • STL launches software products to boost CSPs' digital reinvention- May 20, 2019

    Sterlite Technologies has launched its ‘Digital Software Portfolio’ for communication service providers (CSPs). The newly launched products are available for STL’s CSP customers globally. The portfolio includes Digital Revenue Management System; Digital Engagement Platform; Digital Policy Control and Charging; Intellza - Business Analytics Platform; Digital Wi-Fi Service Management, including Smart Mobility that allows for automated seamless movement between terrestrial and Wi-Fi networks.

  • Deven Choksey on why 2 players are accumulating Tata Motors shares- Apr 16, 2019

    The market is rallying because of flow of money which has come into our markets since February this year, availability of stocks that have corrected and likelihood of NDA government coming back to power, said Deven R Choksey, MD, KR Choksey Investment Managers, in an interview with ETNOW.

  • Deven Choksey on why 2 players are accumulating Tata Motors shares- Apr 16, 2019

    The market is rallying because of flow of money which has come into our markets since February this year, availability of stocks that have corrected and likelihood of NDA government coming back to power, said Deven R Choksey, MD, KR Choksey Investment Managers, in an interview with ETNOW.

  • Technology, data science and talent leadership joins Sterlite Tech to drive the future of data network- Apr 12, 2019

    A global data network solutions company, continues its exponential growth, it is attracting some of the best talent in the world. In the last few quarters, the Company has recruited best-in-class technologists, scientists, strategists, marketers and sales leaders. It now announces the joining of four new leaders.

  • Sterlite teamed up with TIP to provide controller software for the Voyager and Cassini platforms- Apr 02, 2019

    India's largest fiber optic cable company Sterlite announced today that it will join forces with TIP to provide optical transport network controller software for the open source optical equipment Voyagr and Cassini platforms under TIP.

  • Sterlite Tech to create optical transport controller for Voyager and Cassini - Apr 02, 2019

    London, United Kingdom and Pune, India – April 2, 2019: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global data network solutions company, today announced a collaboration with the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to enhance data networks of the future. The collaboration will see the creation of an optical transport controller to manage and control Voyager and Cassini platforms developed by TIP members.

  • Interview with OFC2019: India's Sterlite launches TruRibbon ribbon cable - Mar 23, 2019

    This year's OFC, different years ago, there are not many new releases of new products on fiber optic cable . In this context, India's largest and only fiber optic cable company Sterlite's new TruRibbon cable is particularly eye-catching. High-density flexible deployment of ribbon cable is a hot spot for many manufacturers in the fiber-optic cable industry. What is new about this company from India? To this end, the editors came to the Sterlite booth and asked their on-site staff to introduce them.

  • Sterlite Tech launches FTTx MANTRA™ – a fully-integrated, ready-to-implement FTTx solution - Mar 13, 2019

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands – March 13, 2019: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global data network solutions company, today announced the launch of its Fibre To The x (FTTx) solution – FTTx MANTRA™ – at the FTTH Conference 2019 (#FTTH19) in Amsterdam. Built as an end-to-end solution, FTTx MANTRA™ empowers communication service providers to swiftly roll out FTTx networks at massive scale, near-zero response time and great agility at optimised costs.

  • Winners of ETCIO Annual Conclave 2019 - Mar 12, 2019

    The Economic Times CIO Annual Conclave is India’s premium forum that deliberates on top issues confronting CIOs. The second edition concluded with a grand evening celebrating the accomplishments of IT leaders of India followed by award ceremony. ETCIO Annual awards has been instituted to recognise the outstanding work done by CIOs in innovatively leveraging technology resulting in transformed businesses or business processes. The award celebrates the spirit of innovation in the enterprise technology domain.

  • Sterlite Tech launches Fibre To The x solution at Amsterdam - Mar 11, 2019

    Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, has announced the launch of its Fibre To The x (FTTx) solution – FTTx MANTRA – at the FTTH Conference 2019 (#FTTH19) in Amsterdam. Built as an end-to-end solution, FTTx MANTRA empowers communication service providers to swiftly roll out FTTx networks at massive scale, near-zero response time and great agility at optimized costs.

  • Jio Seeks Sectoral Sops for Fibre Deployment - Mar 06, 2019

    NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio Infocomm has sought incentives for the telecom industry to encourage fibre deployments, a critical infrastructure for the commercial roll-outs of fifth-generation networks.

  • Sterlite Tech unveils TruRibbon – Ribbon Reinvented: Fully Backward Compatible Cable Built for High-capacity Networks - Mar 06, 2019

    Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, announced the launch of TruRibbon – Ribbon Reinvented at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (#OFC2019), happening at California. TruRibbon is a fully backward compatible ribbon cable that offers the high density needed by today’s networks, with superior handling design to enable a first-time-right installation.

  • Sterlite Tech unveils TruRibbon™ – Ribbon Reinvented, a fully backward compatible cable built for high-capacity networks- Mar 05, 2019

    Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, announced the launch of TruRibbon – Ribbon Reinvented at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (#OFC2019), happening at California. TruRibbon is a fully backward compatible ribbon cable that offers the high density needed by today’s networks, with superior handling design to enable a first-time-right installation.

  • Sterlite Tech unveils TruRibbon - Ribbon Reinvented, a fully backward compatible cable built for high-capacity networks - Mar 05, 2019

    This disruptive solution enables optimization for first-time-right splicing, bringing tremendous time and cost savings, while enabling massive connectivity San Diego, USA and Pune, India - March 5, 2019: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global data network solutions company, today announced the launch of TruRibbon™ - Ribbon Reinvented at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (#OFC2019), happening at California. TruRibbon™ is a fully backward compatible ribbon cable that offers the high density needed by today's networks, with superior handling design to enable a first-time-right installation.

  • Sterlite Tech launches TruRibbon cable - Mar 05, 2019

    Sterlite Tech has launched TruRibbon – Ribbon Reinvented at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (OFC2019) at California. TruRibbon is a fully backward compatible ribbon cable that offers the high density needed by today’s networks, with superior handling design to enable a first-time-right installation.

  • Sterlite Tech Unveils TruRibbon Backward Compatible Cable for High-Capacity Networks - Mar 05, 2019

    SAN DIEGO, USA and PUNA, INDIA – Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, announced the launch of TruRibbon – Ribbon Reinvented, a fully backward compatible ribbon cable that offers the high density needed by today’s networks, designed to enable a first-time-right installation. As data requirements continue to explode unabated, service providers, hyper-scale data centers and others, look for ongoing innovation in fiber connectivity and cable solutions to enable speed and agility at competitive costs.

  • Sterlite Tech is 1st OFC plant in India to receive Zero Waste to Landfill certification - Mar 04, 2019

    Sterlite Tech a global data network solution company has won Intertek’s (US) Zero Waste to Landfill certification for its optical fibre cable manufacturing plant in Rakholi, Silvassa (India). This world-class manufacturing facility diverts more than 99 per cent waste away from landfill, making it India’s first optical fibre cable plant to receive this third-party global certification.

  • Sterlite Tech Unveils Integrated Digital Reinvention Portfolio for CSPs at #MWC2019 - Feb 26, 2019

    Highlighting the need for this flexible and interoperable portfolio, Anshoo Gaur, CEO - Software Business, Sterlite Tech, said, "CSPs have fuelled the development and evolution of the digital economy, with ubiquitous networks.

  • Sterlite Tech boards O-RAN Alliance - Feb 25, 2019

    Sterlite aims to use open-source code to build a near real-time controller and distributed units, with white box hardware, and would also contribute code and results from field trials for 5G technology.

  • Broadband readiness index to spur competitive spirit - Feb 22, 2019

    The broadband readiness index launched by the Centre to accelerate fibre deployment, and incentivise top-performing states in the run-up to the fifth-generation or 5G technology rollout would encourage competitiveness, a top Sterlite executive said.

  • Rise of Fibre: Manufacturers look at a big market opportunity - Feb 19, 2019

    The exponential growth in data consumption and the ever-increasing demand for video content has provided a fresh impetus to optic fibre cable (OFC) deployments in India. The year 2018 saw significant fibre installations, both in the backhaul and the last mile, by telcos. OFC serves as the backbone for flagship government programmes such as BharatNet and Smart Cities, and will be an essential component of future networks. Going forward, the Fibre First initiative outlined in the new telecom policy will give a major impetus to India’s OFC market, and demand will be further bolstered as the industry gears up for 5G deployments. Leading OFC players share their views on the sector’s performance in 2018 and the way forward…(from left: Ankit Agarwal, CEO, Telecom Products Business, Sterlite Tech; Deepak K Chhabria, Executive Chairman, Finolex Cables Limited; Sivakumar Nagarajan, Director, Commercial-Optical Fibre, Corning Optical Communications)

  • Top 10 predictions for data networks for 2019 - Feb 9, 2019

    2018 was the year of voice assistants, video streaming and consumer IOT in its home automation avatars. These were just few applications that drove the design and build out of smarter data networks. Come 2019, as we get closer to 5G and all the hyper-data applications it will support, networks will continue to become smarter – open, software-defined and programmable.

  • Top 10 predictions for data networks for 2019 - Feb 9, 2019

    2018 was the year of voice assistants, video streaming and consumer IOT in its home automation avatars. These were just few applications that drove the design and build out of smarter data networks. Come 2019, as we get closer to 5G and all the hyper-data applications it will support, networks will continue to become smarter – open, software-defined and programmable.

  • Sterlite Tech banks on cost-saving technology to create networks of tomorrow - Jan 15, 2019

    Sterlite Tech is bullish on new innovative technology to design networks of future as the country gears to embrace fifth-generation or 5G technology with the massive proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

  • Data usage to turn upwardly mobile in 2019, consumption may double - Jan 03, 2019

    Data consumption on mobile phones is expected to more than double in 2019 from last year as political parties engage with voters and battle each other on social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube, starting in the next few weeks and going all the way through to national elections likely in April-May.

  • New Sterlite lab to focus on end-to-end connectivity - Jan 02, 2019

    India-based Sterlite Tech has established a Specialty Products Experience Lab (SPEL) in Silvassa, India, to focus on end-to-end connectivity architecture solutions for global telcos, ISPs, cloud companies and data centres.

  • OFC –The Stage Is Set For Next 10 Years - Dec 29, 2018

    With demand for fiber expected to grow at a rapid pace as faster 4G/5G networks are rolled out and new age technologies such as IoT, augmented reality, virtual reality, cloud computing etc. become common place, the OFC industry is on a roll.

  • WThe power of PoE: Adding Power to IoT - Dec 29, 2018

    As networks get smarter, network infrastructure needs to get simpler. Once IoT (Internet of Things) applications scale up, the number of connected devices will increase exponentially, making infrastructure provisioning increasingly complex. The connected world needs a solution that converges power and data infrastructure to cater to triple-play services and power consumption demands of edge network assets.

  • Sterlite Tech establishes Specialty Products Experience lab for cabling solutions - Dec 27, 2018

    NEW DELHI: Global data network solutions company Sterlite Tech has established a Specialty Products Experience Lab (SPEL) in Silvassa, to focus on end-to-end connectivity architecture solutions for global telcos, ISPs, cloud companies and data centres, the company said in a press release on Thursday.

  • Sterlite Tech forms Specialty Products Experience Lab for structured cabling products - Dec 27, 2018

    Sterlite Tech said it created a Specialty Products Experience Lab (SPEL) in Silvassa, India, to focus on connectivity architecture products for global telcos, ISPs, cloud companies and data centres.

  • Sterlite Tech Establishes Specialty Products Experience Lab for Structured Cabling Solutions - Dec 27, 2018

    SILVASSA, India, December 27, 2018 – Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, has established a Specialty Products Experience Lab (SPEL) in Silvassa, India, to focus on end-to-end connectivity architecture solutions for global telcos, ISPs, cloud companies and data centres.

  • Sterlite Tech appoints Ayush Sharma and Rajesh Gangadhar to strengthen technology - Dec 12, 2018

    Sterlite Technologies Ltd, a global data network solutions company, has on-boarded two industry technology leaders as it continues to design, build, and manage smarter programmable networks.

  • Sterlite Tech strengthens technology leadership with two crucial appointments - Dec 12, 2018

    Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, has appointed two industry technology leaders as it continues to design, build and manage smarter programmable networks.

  • Top Cable Companies In India - Nov 22, 2018

    The Indian Wire and Cable Industry in the last 5 Years has grown at around 14-15 percent CAGR and this growth rate is expected to increase to 15-16 percent CAGR in the next 5 Years.

  • Sterlite Tech announces accelerated digital reinvention with programmable networks at AfricaCom 2018 - Nov 15, 2018

    With CSPs, DSPs, enterprises, citizen networks and OTT players focused on connecting the next billion for 5G and IoT era, Sterlite Tech has been investing in its technology and research capabilities, bringing software to the edge of data networks

  • Sterlite Technologies says order book hits all-time high of over Rs 6,000 crore - Aug 31, 2018

    Shares of Sterlite Technologies have rallied 35 percent in the last 2 months. Credit rating agency ICRA upgraded the ratings on the company's non-convertible debenture (NCDs) and letter of credits (LoCs) to AA from AA-. Anand Agarwal, CEO of Sterlite Technologies, spoke to CNBC-TV18 about the company's business plans and growth outlook.

  • Sterlite Technologies gets upgradation in credit ratings - Aug 21, 2018

    Sterlite Technologies announced that ICRA has upgraded its rating on the non-convertible debenture programme and long-term rating for the line of credit (LOC) of the Company to ''[ICRA] AA from ''[ICRA] AA-'', and reaffirmed its ''[ICRA] A1+'' rating on the company's commercial paper programme.

  • A million Km of fibre – India's quest to bring 5G to the masses - Aug 10, 2018

    In order to connect hundreds of millions of people living in rural villages across the country, India needs to lay over a million Km of additional fibre for its backbone network

  • Owning Innovation is key to network technology innovation - Aug 03, 2018

    Silicon India features thoughts of Vaibhav Khanna, SterliteTech's Head of Intellectual Property, on network evolution and how to safeguard it.

  • Sterlite Tech share price soars over 10% as Q1 net profit doubles - July 20, 2018

    Sterlite Tech on Thursday reported nearly two-fold jump in net profit at Rs 121 crore for the June quarter due to strong demand for its products in the domestic market.

  • Sterlite Technologies rises 10% as Axis Capital maintains buy with target Rs 400 - July 20, 2018

    Revenue growth may accelerate, as company will add 20 m fkm capacity by June 2019, says Axis Capital.

  • Sterlite Tech arm completes acquisition of Metallurgica Bresciana - July 20, 2018

    Sterlite Technologies’ subsidiary has completed the acquisition of Metallurgica Bresciana, an European specialised optical cable manufacturer, for €47 million in an all-cash deal.

  • Buy Sterlite Technologies; target of Rs 425: Edelweiss - July 19, 2018

    Edelweiss bullish on Sterlite Technologies has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 425 in its research report dated July 19, 2018.

  • Innovation and Disruption forms the core of Sterlite Tech's brand positioning - July 12, 2018

    Sterlite’s brand positioning is driven by our purpose. We are here to - Transform Everyday Living by Delivering Smarter Networks.

  • Sterlite Technologies: European acquisition would be value accretive - July 12, 2018

    Sterlite Technologies is currently trading at 21 times its FY20 estimated earnings, which is reasonable in the light of its growth prospects

  • ANGA COM: Interview with Richard Eichhorn, Sterlite Tech - July 10, 2018

    Richard Eichhorn, VP international sales, telecom products business at Sterlite Tech discusses the four new cable products - launched at ANGA COM - spanning fronthaul and fibre to the home (FTTH) network technologies.

  • Sterlite Technologies to buy Italian optical cable maker for $54.3 mn - July 09, 2018

    Sterlite Technologies, which manufactures products for the telecom market, has agreed to acquire 100% stake in Italy-based optical cable maker Metallurgica Bresciana for 46.67 million euros ($54.3 million or Rs 373 crore) in a cash deal.

  • 5G will bring vastly different end-user experience - July 02, 2018

    With 5G and fibre critical to the future telecoms industry, this video interview with Ankit Agarwal, of Sterlite Tech, looks at how the new technology will impact the end-user experience and how fibre networks fit into the infrastructure required to deliver it.

  • Sterlite Tech intros 5G fronthaul, FTTH network cables at ANGA COM 2018 - June 19, 2018

    Optical fiber manufacturer and provider Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH] used the ANGA COM 2018 conference and exhibition in Cologne, Germany to globally introduce.

  • Sterlite Tech unveils four products across fronthaul and FTTH at ANGA COM - June 19, 2018

    Sterlite Tech launched four new products spanning fronthaul and fibre to the home (FTTH) network technologies at this year’s ANGA COM in Cologne, with the unveiling of the Airblown Micro cable;

  • Bringing VR, IOT, UHD TV to your home with fibre networking - June 04, 2018

    Rising residential construction in emerging economies and increased investments in the telecom sector are further driving FTTH technologies globally.

  • Kumud Srinivasan joins Sterlite Tech board of directors - May 23, 2018

    Sterlite Tech has appointed Intel Corp’s Kumud Srinivasan to its board of directors, effective May 22, 2018. As a non-executive and independent director, she will be on Sterlite Tech’s board for a term of five years.

  • LIC bet on these 10 small & midcap multi-baggers returned up to 1,000% in 1 year - May 18, 2018

    Sterlite Tech among 10 stocks in LIC’s portfolio that have emerged as multi-baggers in the last one-year.

  • Sterlite Tech has always been at the forefront in bringing new technologies - May 14, 2018

    Sanjay Parikh, VP-Software, Sterlite Technologies talks on the overall market scenario and gives an insight on the company’s further growth plans.

  • Telecom department to take new digital communications policy 2018 to the Cabinet after public scrutiny - May 10, 2018

    Telecom department to take new digital communications policy 2018 to the Cabinet after public scrutiny

  • Sterlite Tech’s views on National Digital Communications Policy 2018 - May 9, 2018

    Sterlite Tech’s views on National Digital Communications Policy 2018

  • 1,350% surge in 5 years! This firm is waiting to make a killing on 5G - May 03, 2018

    1,350% surge in 5 years! This firm is waiting to make a killing on 5G

  • Sterlite Tech's Q4 net profit up 77% - April 25, 2018

    Sterlite Tech's Q4 net profit up 77%

  • Nischal Gupta, CTO | An Exclusive Interview - April 24, 2018

    Nischal Gupta: Questions & Answers Session

  • Demand for High-fibre Count Access Cable is on the Rise for 5G - April 19, 2018

    Demand for High-fibre Count Access Cable is on the Rise for 5G

  • 21 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND COUNTING... - April 13, 2018

    Anupam Jindal: Being CFO means to drive the company to deliver superior growth and create value for its investors on a sustainable basis through very strong financial management.

  • Sterlite’s Fibre Figment Saga - April 10, 2018

    Sterlite’s Fibre Figment Saga

  • Decoding Digital Transformation - 1: The Imperatives - April 06,2018

    Digital transformation is arguably the most used (abuse is also a use) catch-phrase of our times? All vendors—selling connectivity to anti-virus and all things

  • FE 1000: RANKINGS BY MARKET CAP - STERLITE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED - March 30,2018

    Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) has been ranked 312th in the FE 1000-2017 listing of India's Finest Companies, based on market capitalisation for 2016-2017.

  • Why Do So Few CIOs Drive Digital Transformation? - March 29,2018

    Can the CIO drive digital transformation? Not surprisingly, you hear an emphatic yes, when you ask this question to the CIO community.

  • National telecom policy must address challenges - March 24,2018

    India is capable of assuming a leading global role on such matters as the rollout of 5G services and Artificial Intelligence

  • Has Sterlite Technologies Limited (NSE:STRTECH) Improved Earnings Growth In Recent Times? - March 06,2018

    When Sterlite Technologies Limited (NSEI:STRTECH) released its most recent earnings update (31 December 2017)

  • Sterlite Technologies bags Rs3,500 crore project from Indian Navy - February 26,2018

    Sterlite Technologies on Monday said it has been awarded a Rs3,500-crore advance purchase order to design, build and manage the Indian Navy’s communications network

  • Why India must get fiberised to leapfrog to 5G - February 17,2018

    There is no doubt that 5G will significantly contribute in transforming everyday lives of Indians by resolving real issues within e-healthcare

  • Sterlite Tech Delivers Sustained Growth, With Highest-ever Performance Metrics - January 31,2018

    In this quarter, Sterlite Tech continued to build on its capabilities by innovating on smarter network technologies, business processes and project execution.

  • Mining Magnate - February 23,2018

    Anil Agarwal, India’s third wealthiest person and a metals and mining magnate, started his journey with a tiny scrap metal business in 1970.

  • Sterlite Tech Wins WBA Award for Smart City Enablement of Gandhinagar - December 20,2017

    Sterlite Tech, a global technology enabler in smarter digital networks, has won the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Industry Award 2017 for the successful deployment of India’s First Live Smart Services City in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

  • Enabling The World’s Largest Digital Inclusion - January 11,2018

    India today has an opportunity to leapfrog and bring affordable high-speed connectivity to its billion citizens using next-generation web-scale networks.

  • Transforming Lives: Designing, building and managing smart cities - December 21,2017

    The urban way of life is seeing a monumental transformation. While on the one hand, technology advancements are transforming urban living experiences positively, on the other, there are concerns about sustainable development, given the issues around the environment, essential infrastructure, basic healthcare and education for all.

  • Sterlite Tech Q3 net profit surges 83% to Rs 900 million - January 31,2018

    The company said its capacity scaling to 50 million fibre km from 30 million fibre km is on schedule to be delivered by June 2019

  • Has Sterlite Technologies Limited (NSE:STRTECH) Improved Earnings Growth In Recent Times? - March 06,2018

    When Sterlite Technologies Limited (NSEI:STRTECH) released its most recent earnings update (31 December 2017)

  • Little relief for telecom players - February 01,2018

    With the need for data growing, the telecom sector is being put on a high-speed track to meet the growing data demand.

  • Certain percentage of GDP should be allocated for smart fibre infra: Sterlite Tech - January 30,2018

    In alignment with the Digital India vision, a defined budgetary allocation for telecom infrastructure development is a must.

  • Sterlite Tech end higher; govt focuses on internet connectivity - February 01,2018

    Shares of Sterlite Technologies gained today as the Union Budget 2018-19 indicated focus on improving internet connectivity in cities as well as in the railways.

  • Sterlite Tech launches ‘BSS of the Future’ for rapid digitalisation of CSPs - February 27,2018

    Sterlite Tech has announced the launch of ‘BSS of the Future’, a platform that enables the digital transformation of Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to Digital Service Providers (DSPs).

  • Sterlite Tech Q3 net profit up 83% to Rs 90 crore - January 31,2018

    NEW DELHI: Sterlite TechnologiesBSE -1.64 % today said its consolidated net profit jumped over 83 per cent to Rs 90 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2017.

  • Markets remain cautious on the eve of #Budget2018. Catch all details and other top stories on Primetime. #BQLive - January 31,2018

    Markets remain cautious on the eve of #Budget2018. Catch all details and other top stories on Primetime. #BQLive

  • Interview with Sterlite Tech’s K.S. Rao - January 02,2018

    Surging data demand coupled with the ongoing digital wave signals bright growth prospects for the country’s telecom optic fibre cable (OFC) market.

  • Sterlite Technologies: Strong Growth Continues - February 01,2018

    In our article “Sterlite Technologies: The Future Looks Bright”(Moneylife, 12 May 2017), we mentioned that the rising data consumption trend

  • Britain takes on the full fibre broadband challenge - December 05,2017

    The UK has never seen such energy and activity in deploying full fibre networks as it has in 2017. But ambitious plans are one thing, delivering on them is quite another.

  • National telecom policy must address challenges - March 24,2018

    India is capable of assuming a leading global role on such matters as the rollout of 5G services and Artificial Intelligence

  • Getting Future Ready: Equipment vendors’ perspective - February 12,2018

    The year 2017 turned out to be an eventful one for telecom equipment vendors and solution providers. 

  • Telangana unveils ambitious T-Fiber program to enable high-speed broadband in villages - February 19,2018

    Going along with the Centre’s BharatNet programme, the Telangana government showcased its ambitious Fiber Grid (T-Fiber) program

  • Digital India to Push India at the Cusp of Positive Change: VnD TLF 2017 - December 21,2017

    During the recently concluded Voice&Data’s 17th annual meeting of the telecom ecosystem on 14th December, 2017, a lot of deliberations took place around Digital Telecom and how it is becoming the backbone for Digital India.

  • Demonetisation fear produced multibaggers: 36 stocks rose more than 100% in 1 year - November 08,2017

    Who says buying out of fear is a bad idea? History is full of evidence that investors who have created enormous wealth after making purchases when fear gripped the markets.

  • Sterlite Tech bags deal from du for optical fibre cables - October 05,2017

    Sterlite Tech announced its three-year deal with UAE-based telecommunications service provider du to assist in launching futuristic networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband services.

  • Sterlite Technologies partners with UAE based telecom services provide du - October 05,2017

    Sterlite Technologies will enable UAE-based telecommunications service provider du to roll out futuristic networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) services through its smarter network technologies, over the next three years.

  • Video: Badri Gomatam, Sterlite Tech, on the road to 5G in India - October 03,2017

    In an exclusive interaction with TelecomLead, Dr. Badri Gomatam, CTO, Sterlite Tech, reveals the major investment areas, and technology requirements to make 5G a reality in India.

  • Sterlite Tech plans to deploy 5G ready OFC in Mumbai - September 28,2017

    Domestic broadband gearmaker Sterlite Tech is in talks with a leading Internet service provider to deploy 5G ready optical fibre cable in Mumbai, its CEO Anand Agarwal said today.

  • Sterlite Tech in talks to deploy 5G ready OFC in Mumbai - September 28,2017

    New Delhi, Sep 28 Domestic broadband gearmaker Sterlite Tech is in talks with a leading Internet service provider to deploy 5G ready optical fibre cable in Mumbai, its CEO Anand Agarwal said today.

  • Sterlite Tech Launches 5G-Ready Technology Solution in India - September 28,2017

    The "FlashFWD 5G Series" solution features multi-tube single jacket ribbon optical fibre cable that combines robust performance for duct or direct buried installations, with the productivity of high-count mass fusion splicing.

  • Sterlite Technologies launches innovative 5G ready network solution - FlashFWD - September 28,2017

    Sterlite Technologies has launched a high-speed 5G ready network solution named FlashFWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, being held in New Delhi, India.

  • Sterlite Tech in talks to deploy 5G ready OFC in Mumbai - September 28,2017

    Domestic broadband gearmaker Sterlite Tech is in talks with a leading Internet service provider to deploy 5G ready optical fibre cable in Mumbai, its CEO Anand Agarwal said today.

  • Sterlite Tech Leads Transformation to 5G; Launches 5G Ready Smarter Network Technology at IMC 2017 - September 28,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-toend global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has launched a high-speed 5G ready network solution named FlashFWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, being held in New Delhi, India.

  • Sterlite Tech Leads Transformation to 5G; Launches 5G Ready Smarter Network Technology at IMC 2017 - September 28,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-toend global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has launched a high-speed 5G ready network solution named FlashFWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, being held in New Delhi, India.

  • Sterlite Tech launches 5G-ready technology solution - September 28,2017

    Global tech firm Sterlite Tech on Wednesday launched a high-speed 5G-ready network solution titled "FlashFWD" at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017 here.

  • Sterlite Tech launches high-speed 5G ready network solution - September 28,2017

    Mumbai, Sep 28(UNI) Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has launched a high-speed 5G ready network solution named FlashFWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC)

  • Sterlite Tech in talks to deploy 5G-ready optical fibre cable in Mumbai - September 28,2017

    The company is in talks with a leading Internet service provider to deploy cable with 864 optical fibre which is more than 17 times current capacity being deployed, which will also support 5G

  • Sterlite Tech Launches 5G Ready Smarter Network Technology at IMC 2017 - September 28,2017

    Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has launched a high-speed 5G ready network solution named FlashFWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, being held in New Delhi, India.

  • INDIA MOBILE CONGRESS 2017: STERLITE TECH LAUNCHES 5G-READY TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION IN INDIA - September 28,2017

    Sterlite Tech launched a high-speed 5G-ready network solution titled "FlashFWD".

  • Sterlite Tech launches 5G-ready technology solution in India - September 28,2017

    Global tech firm Sterlite Tech on Wednesday launched a high-speed 5G-ready network solution titled “FlashFWD” at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017 in New Delhi.

  • Sterlite Tech Launches 5G Ready Smarter Network Technology at IMC 2017 - September 28,2017

    Sterlite Tech launched a high-speed 5G ready network solution Flash FWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, being held in New Delhi, India.

  • Sterlite Tech in talks to deploy 5G ready OFC in Mumbai - September 28,2017

    Domestic broadband gearmaker Sterlite Tech is in talks with a leading Internet service provider to deploy 5G ready optical fibre cable in Mumbai, its CEO Anand Agarwal said today.

  • Sterlite Tech launches 5G ready Smarter Network technology at IMC 2017 - September 29,2017

    Sterlite Tech has launched a high-speed 5G ready network solution named FlashFWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, being held in New Delhi, India.

  • Sterlite Tech to deploy 5G ready optical fibre cable in Mumbai - September 29,2017

    Sterlite Technology says it is in talks with a leading internet service provider to deploy 5G ready optical fibre cable, more than 17 times the current capacity in Mumbai.

  • Sterlite Tech in talks to deploy 5G ready OFC in Mumbai - September 29,2017

    Domestic broadband gearmaker Sterlite Tech is in talks with a leading Internet service provider to deploy 5G ready optical fibre cable in Mumbai, its CEO Anand Agarwal said today.

  • Telcos see faster deployment of 5G tech - September 29,2017

    5G, or fifth generation technology has been the flavour at the first edition of India Mobile Congress held i the national capital.

  • First Indian Mobile Congress declared as a success by organisers - September 29,2017

    Touting the first 'Indian Mobile Congress (IMC)' 2017 as a success, the organisers on Thursday said many more industry players want to participate from next year and hoped that IMC will be established as a signature annual event for the growing mobile, Internet and technology ecosystem in India.

  • Sterlite Tech launches 5G ready network solution IMC 2017 - September 27,2017

    Sterlite Tech has launched 5G ready network solution named FlashFWD at India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017 in Delhi, India.

  • In a Take-Off Stage - September 27,2017

    The optic fiber cables industry is seeing a lot of traction. Several network projects are being developed in India. A secure network for the Armed Forces under Network for Spectrum

  • IMC 2017: Nokia to launch new phones, Sterlite to showcase homegrown 5G solution - September 25,2017

    NEW DELHI: Many vendors and service providers are set to showcase and launch new products and solutions at the three-day India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017 to be held on September 27-29 in New Delhi.

  • Sterlite Technologies gets Corporate Family Rating - September 20,2017

    Sterlite Technologies announced that the Company has been assigned Moody's Investors Service's (Moody's) B1 Corporate Family Rating (CFR). This is the first time that Moody's has assigned a rating to the Company, with a stable outlook.

  • Sterlite Tech receives Moody’s B1 Corporate Family Rating - September 21,2017

    Sterlite Tech,an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks was assigned Moody’s Investors Service’s (Moody’s) B1 Corporate Family Rating (CFR). This is the first time that Moody’s has assigned a rating to Sterlite Tech, with a stable outlook.

  • Sterlite Technologies Limited -- Moody's assigns B1 corporate family rating to Sterlite Technologies Limited - September 20,2017

    Rating Action: Moody's assigns B1 corporate family rating to Sterlite Technologies Limited

  • Sterlite Tech Receives Moody’s B1 Corporate Family Rating - September 21,2017

    Sterlite Tech was assigned Moody’s Investors Service’s (Moody’s) B1 Corporate Family Rating (CFR). This is the first time that Moody’s has assigned a rating to Sterlite Tech, with a stable outlook. Sterlite Tech focuses on designing, building and managing smarter networks through its unique silicon-to-software technology capabilities and operations in more than 100 countries.

  • Moody's assigns B1 corporate family rating to Sterlite Technologies Limited - September 20,2017

    Hong Kong, September 20, 2017 -- Moody's Investors Service, (Moody's) has assigned a B1 corporate family rating (CFR) to Sterlite Technologies Limited (Sterlite). This is the first time that Moody's has assigned a rating to Sterlite. The outlook is stable.

  • Interview with Ankit Agarwal, Head, Global Sales, Telecom Products, Sterlite Technologies. - August 31,2017

    As the industry embarks on the path of creating a favourable 5G ecosystem in India, fibre deployments will become critical. In an interview with tele.net

  • Sterlite Tech Appoints Key Leadership Team - August 28,2017

    Sterlite Tech has appointed Nischal Gupta as Chief Transformation Officer, Manish Sinha as Chief Marketing Officer and Sanjeev Bedekar as Chief Delivery & Technology Officer, Telecom Services

  • TelecomLead Awards 2017: TelecomLead OSS-BSS Company – Sterlite Tech - August 23,2017

    The jury of TelecomLead Awards 2017 has decided to present TelecomLead OSS/BSS Company award to Sterlite Tech for the company’s support to Indian telecom industry, technology innovation in the last 12 months.

  • On a Roll: Fibre gains ground - August 10,2017

    The upsurge in data services is redefining telecom dynamics across the world. The bandwidth promised by 4G/5G technologies is setting new benchmarks for operators.

  • STRONG Q1 FOR STERLITE TECH - July 20,2017

    July 20: Sterlite Tech FY18 Q1 net profit has gone up 66 per cent at Rs 68.5 Cr Vs Rs 41.2 Cr YoY. To decode the quarter in detail, Deepanshu Bhandari of BTVi spoke to Anand Agarwal, CEO at Sterlite Tech.

  • Aim to achieve USD 100m profit in FY20, says Sterlite Tech - July 20,2017

    Sterlite Technologies surges 12 percent on high volumes after posting good numbers with the highest ever quarterly revenue, highest ever order book and the highest ever quarterly export sales.

  • Sterlite Tech Q1 net profit jumps 61% to Rs 60.6 cr - July 19,2017

    Optical fibre maker Sterlite Technologies today posted about 61 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 60.59 crore for the quarter ended June 2017. 

  • Sterlite Technologies Clocks Best-Ever Quarterly Revenue; Stock Jumps - July 19,2017

    Shares of Sterlite Technologies Ltd. jumped nearly 8 percent after the optical fibre maker reported its highest-ever quarterly revenue.

  • Sterlite Tech Q1 net profit jumps 61% to Rs 60.6 cr - July 19,2017

    New Delhi, Jul 19 () Optical fibre maker Sterlite Technologies today posted about 61 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 60.59 crore for the quarter ended June 2017.

  • Sterlite Tech Q1 net profit jumps 61% to Rs 60.6 cr - July 19,2017

    Total income increased by about 23 per cent to Rs 75119 crore, its highest revenue till date, in the reported quarter compared to Rs 61148 crore in the same quarter of the previous fiscal

  • Sterlite Technologies hits 1-year high on strong June qtr numbers - July 19,2017

    The company has reported the highest ever quarterly export sales of Rs 320 crore and highest order book of Rs 3140 crore at the end of this quarter.

  • Sterlite Tech Q1 net profit jumps 61% to Rs 60.6 cr - July 19,2017

    Optical fibre maker Sterlite TechnologiesBSE 8.98 % today posted about 61 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 60.59 crore for the quarter ended June 2017.

  • Closing Bell: Sensex ends over 240 pts higher, Nifty back at 9900; cement stocks fall - July 19,2017

    The Sensex closed up 244.36 points at 31955.35, while the Nifty ended up 74.75 points at 9901.90. This reflected with healthy increase in exports at 43% of revenues.

  • Sterlite Technologies Q1FY18 consolidated net profit rises 66.2% yoy - July 19,2017

    Sterlite Technologies consolidated revenue for the quarter came in at Rs. 716 crore, registering 27% yoy increase. With positive shifts in technology, national policies and consumption patterns for the creation of smarter broadband infrastructure, this quarter saw optical fibre demand showing a consistent upward trend in the global markets.

  • Fibre investments key to success of 5G in India - June 28,2017

    The race for 5G’s global market debut has begun, with South Korea’s KT Telecom setting the stage for the first-ever official demonstration of 5G technology during the 2018 Pyeong Chang Olympics.

  • Sterlite Tech to provide Tech solutions to Kakinada Smart City - June 27,2017

    Sterlite Tech , a global technology leader in smarter digital networks, is selected for the implementation of Smart City solutions in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

  • Sterlite Tech to implement Kakinada Smart City project in Andhra - June 27,2017

    Sterlite Tech, a Pune-based technology company, has bagged the Smart City Project in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Sterlite Tech selected for Kakinada Smart City Project - June 27,2017

    Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Smart Cities Mission, announced the company’s selection for the implementation of Smart City solutions in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

  • Sterlite Tech Selected for Kakinada Smart City Project - June 26,2017

    Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Smart Cities Mission, announced the company’s selection for the implementation of Smart City solutions in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

  • Sterlite Tech gets Kakinada Smart City Project - June 26,2017

    NEW DELHI: Sterlite Tech said that has selected for the implementation of Smart City solutions in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. Kakinada was chosen among the first 20 cities in the first phase of the Smart City Mission

  • Kakinada smart city project: Sterlite Tech bags mandate to be master system integrator - June 26,2017

    Sterlite Tech has bagged the mandate to serve as master systems integrater for the Smart City project in the port town of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. Sterlite will design, build and manage the systems for the Kakinada Smart City for the next six years.

  • Sterlite Tech bags Kakinada Smart City project - June 26,2017

    NEW DELHI: Pune-based Sterlite Tech will work with top telecom operators and government for the implementation of Smart City solutions in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, it said in a statement Monday.

  • Designing, Building, and Managing the World's Largest Rural Network - June 26,2017

    Pramod Kumar Srivastava , VP-Customer Unit , BharatNet and Smart Cities , Sterlite Technologies BharatNet, one of the world's most ambitious rural broadband projects, will have large-scale societal and economic impact by bringing online connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats (GPs) across the country.

  • Sterlite Tech hires Steve Bullock and Richard Eichhorn for global team | TelecomLead - June 22,2017

    Sterlite Tech has hired Steve Bullock in North America and Richard Eichhorn in EMEA as part of its strategy to strengthen its global leadership team.

  • Sterlite Tech Strengthens Global Leadership Team - June 22,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has strengthened its global leadership team with the appointment of Steve Bullock in North America and Richard Eichhorn in EMEA to lead and strengthen its business initiatives in these geographies.

  • Sterlite Tech Strengthens Global Leadership Team - June 22,2017

    Sterlite Tech has strengthened its global leadership team with the appointment of Steve Bullock in North America and Richard Eichhorn in EMEA to lead and strengthen its business initiatives in these geographies.

  • Sterlite Tech Strengthens Global Leadership Team - June 22,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has strengthened its global leadership team with the appointment of Steve Bullock in North America

  • Sterlite Tech appoints Steve Bullock and Richard Eichborn - June 22,2017

    Sterlite Tech has strengthened its global leadership team with the appointment of Steve Bullock in North America and Richard Eichhorn in EMEA to lead and strengthen its business initiatives in these geographies.

  • Sterlite Tech Strengthens Global Leadership Team - June 22,2017

    Sterlite Tech has strengthened its global leadership team with the appointment of Steve Bullock in North America and Richard Eichhorn in EMEA to lead and strengthen its business initiatives in these geographies.

  • Sterlite unveils smarter optical tech & FTTH solutions at Anga Com '17 - June 02,2017

    MUMBAI: Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has unveiled new optical communication technologies and integrated capabilities in designing

  • Sterlite Tech brings all new smarter network offerings to ANGA COM 2017 - June 01,2017

    Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, unveiled new optical communication technologies and integrated capabilities in designing, building and managing smarter digital networks at ANGA COM 2017.

  • Sterlite Tech launches new solutions at Anga Com - June 01,2017

    Sterlite Tech said that it has unveiled new optical communication technologies and integrated capabilities in designing, building and managing smarter digital networks at Anga Com 2017.

  • Digital Transformation: How Gandhinagar has become the Smarter City of India - May 18,2017

    Enabling digital transformation for the citizens of Gandhinagar – Sterlite Tech deploys next generation smart city services for Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC).

  • Telecom and Broadband Critical to Human Development, Says COAI on World Telecommunication Day - May 17,2017

    On the occasion of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) – 2017

  • India has only 1.25 million fibre-to-the-home connections: FTTH Council Asia-Pacific - April 27,2017

    “We support Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone India and we are ready to make them aware of global case studies and train them with relevant skillset,” Mishra said.fibre-to-the-home connections

  • India's fibre-to-the-home just 0.5% of broadband connections: Arvind K Mishra - April 26,2017

    India has 1.25 million fibre-to-the-home connections, accounting for a mere 0.5% broadband connections in the country, FTTH Council Asia-Pacific vice president Arvind K Mishra told ET.

  • Sterlite Tech Q4 net profit surges 16% to Rs 64 crore - April 26,2017

    Sterlite Tech today reported a 16.27 per cent jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 63.66 crore in the January-March quarter this year, mainly on account of demand for fibre to build high speed networks.

  • Sterlite Tech Q4 profit rises 16% to Rs64 crore - April 26,2017

    Sterlite Tech on Wednesday reported a 16.27% jump in consolidated net profit to Rs63.66 crore in the January-March quarter this year, mainly on account of demand for fibre to build high speed networks.

  • Sterlite Tech plans Rs 1,200 crore investment for new OFC plants - April 26,2017

    Buoyed by growth in net profit, optical fibre firm Sterlite Tech plans to invest up to Rs 1,200 crore to scale up its optical fibre cable production in two years.

  • Sterlite Tech’s profit touches Rs 64 crore, up by 16% in Q4 - April 26,2017

    Sterlite Tech on Wednesday posted a profit after tax of Rs 64 crore in its fourth quarter results for year ended March 31,2017.

  • Sterlite Tech Q4 net profit surges 16% to Rs 64 crore - April 26,2017

    Sterlite Tech today reported a 16.27 per cent jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 63.66 crore in the January-March quarter this year, mainly on account of demand for fibre to build high speed networks.

  • Sterlite Tech plans Rs 1,200 cr investment for new OFC plants - April 26,2017

    Buoyed by growth in net profit, optical fibre firm Sterlite Tech plans to invest up to Rs 1,200 crore to scale up its optical fibre cable production in two years.

  • Q&A with Ankit Agarwal, Director of Telecom Products at Sterlite Tech - April 26,2017

    Q. What have been the key FTTx developments in the region over the past 12 months? We’re seeing a growing interest from tier 1 operators, independent service providers (ISPs)

  • CRISIL revises rating outlook of Sterlite Technologies - April 19,2017

    Power & telecom products maker Sterlite Technologies Ltd on Wednesday said that the credit rating agency CRISIL has revised its rating outlook on its long-term bank facilities to ‘Positive' from ‘Stable'.

  • Crisil upgrades Sterlite Tech's long-term rating outlook to 'AA-/Positive' - April 19,2017

    Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has received CRISIL's rating upgrade to CRISIL AA-/Positive on its long-term bank facilities while reaffirming the rating at 'CRISIL AA-'. The rating on the company's commercial paper programme has been reaffirmed at 'CRISIL A1+'.

  • Sterlite Technology ends positive on upgrade to AA- by CRISIL - April 19,2017

    Sterlite Technology has received CRISIL rating upgrade to AA- on its long-term bank facilities, while reaffirming the rating at ‘CRISIL AA-’. The rating on the company’s commercial paper programme has been reaffirmed at ‘CRISIL A1+’.

  • CRISIL revises rating outlook of Sterlite Technologies long-term bank facilities - April 19,2017

    CRISIL has revised its rating outlook on the long-term bank facilities of Sterlite Technologies (STL) to ‘Positive’ from ‘Stable’, while reaffirming the rating at ‘AA-’; the rating on the company’s commercial paper programme has been reaffirmed at ‘A1+’.

  • Sterlite Technologies’ initiative for Women Empowerment - April 13,2017

    Sterlite Technologies is committed to transforming everyday living; be it through the company’s offerings or its contributions to society.Over the last two decades the company has proactively undertaken several initiatives related to education

  • Sterlite Tech’s Optical Communication Products Now Qualified with Europe’s CPR - April 06,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, is now providing high-quality optical fibre cables qualified with harmonised European EU305/2011 Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

  • Sterlite Tech’s Optical Communication Products Now Qualified with Europe’s CPR - April 06,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, is now providing high-quality optical fibre cables qualified with harmonised European EU305/2011 Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

  • Sterlite Tech's optical communication products get Europe's CPR qualification - April 06,2017

    Sterlite Tech (BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH), an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, is now providing high-quality optical fibre cables qualified with harmonised European EU305/2011 Construction Products Regulation (CPR), the company said.

  • Sterlite Tech’s Optical Communication Products Now Qualified with Europe’s CPR - April 06,2017

    Sterlite Tech is now providing high-quality optical fibre cables qualified with harmonised European EU305/2011 Construction Products Regulation (CPR). All cable products in EU need to meet the CPR qualification and carry the CE marking by July 1, 2017.

  • Sterlite Tech’s Optical Communication Products Now Qualified with Europe’s CPR - April 06,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRETCH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, is now providing high-quality optical fibre cables qualified with harmonised European EU305/2011 Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

  • The Most Successful India m2m + iot Forum 2017 Delivered in New Delhi, India - April 06,2017

    15 March 2017, New Delhi India: The most successful 4th edition of India m2m + iot Forum was held on 6 – 7 March 2017 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
    The forum discussed, deliberated and concluded on key themes and topics such as;

  • 100 cities million opportunities - April 03,2017

    The Centre’s Smart City Mission means big business for companies in the housing, energy and transport segments. We shortlist likely winners

  • Four stocks to bet on this year: Mehraboon Irani, Nirmal Bang Securities - March 30,2017

    Nirmal Bang Securities, says he likes Dalmia Bharat in cement space, IRB Infra in infrastructure, Sterlite Technologies in digital and Ruchira Papers in paper space.

  • How PPP model is Helping Indian Industry Projects Take a Lead - March 29,2017

    Startups are paving way to innovation such that could, if partnered with, lead to the making India a global leader in terms of technology.

  • Sterlite Technologies: Connecting the digital dots - March 25,2017

    The stock of Sterlite Technologies is a good buy for investors wanting to bet on the digital India theme and data boom. The company has a leadership position in the domestic optic fibre/cable space, with about 40 per cent market share.

  • Smart city projects: Slow pace of work forcing startups to look for other greener pastures - March 24,2017

    For 1.5-year-old Delhi-based startup GetMyParking, the government’s 100 Smart Cities project is a mouth-watering business opportunity. “Smart city projects are about huge scale. We are talking about 100 smart cities and many more to come,” said Rasik Pansare

  • India, China host Business and Investment Forum in Zhenjiang - March 21,2017

    Zhenjiang (Jiangsu) [China], Mar. 21 (ANI): India and China jointly organised a Business and Investment Forum in Zhenjiang to introduce Chinese investors with opportunities available in India in sectors like renewable energy, smart cities, power sector

  • India, China host Business and Investment Forum in Zhenjiang - March 21,2017

    India and China jointly organised a Business and Investment Forum in Zhenjiang to introduce Chinese investors with opportunities available in India in sectors like renewable energy, smart cities, power sector, urban transportation and infrastructure as part of the Make in India initiative.

  • Mukesh Ambani’s wealth soared 43% since Nifty’s previous high - March 15,2017

    India dropped on the global list of billionaires this year with the total count of billionaires falling by 11, thanks to the demonetisation drive.

  • Smart City innovation centre to come up at PEC University - February 23,2017

    A Smart City Innovation Centre will come up at Punjab Engineering College in the first week of April. This was stated at a Smart City workshop, organized by PEC University of Technology on Wednesday.

  • Sterlite Tech to Showcase its End-to-end Telecom Solution Offerings at MWC, Barcelona - February 27,2017

    Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global technology leader in smarter digital infrastructure, will be showcasing its end-to-end telecom solutions at MWC, Barcelona.

  • Sterlite Technologies at MWC 2017 - February 27,2017

    Indian telecom and software company Sterlite Technologies will be showcasing its telecom solutions at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017) in Barcelona. Optical communication products, network and system integration capabilities, Elitecore OSS/BSS, FTTX, smart city solutions are at display at MWC 2017.

  • Sterlite Tech to Showcase its End-to-end Telecom Solution Offerings at MWC, Barcelona - February 27,2017

    Sterlite Tech [https://www.stl.tech/ ] [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global technology leader in smarter digital infrastructure, will be showcasing its end-to-end telecom solutions at MWC, Barcelona.

  • Sterlite Tech to showcase end-to-end smarter telecom solutions at MWC 2017 - February 27,2017

    Sterlite Technologies is showcasing its end-to-end smarter telecom solutions at Mobile World Congress 2017, the company said on Monday. The company will be displaying high-quality optical communication 

  • Sterlite Tech brings end-to-end Smarter Telecom Solutions to MWC 2017 - February 27,2017

    Sterlite Technologies is showcasing its end-to-end smarter telecom solutions at Mobile World Congress 2017. The showcase includes high-quality optical communication & data cable products, network and system integration capabilities, Elitecore OSS/BSS, FTTx and Smart City solutions.

  • Sterlite Technologies Limited Bags Two Awards for Optical Fiber Manufacturing at IMEA 2016 - February 18,2017

    With a strong portfolio of over 125 patents, Sterlite Tech is home to India’s only Centre of Excellence for broadband research. Recently, Sterlite Tech’s fully integrated optical fiber (OF) manufacturing units at Waluj and Shendra

  • Sterlite Technologies wins Aegis Graham Bell Award - February 14,2017

    Sterlite Technologies, a global technology leader in smarter digital infrastructure, has won the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Award 2016 for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’ category.

  • Sterlite Technologies trades high on the bourses - February 14,2017

    Sterlite Technologies is currently trading at Rs. 130.50, up by 0.75 points or 0.58% from its previous closing of Rs. 129.75 on the BSE.The scrip opened at Rs. 130.00 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 132.75 and Rs. 128.30 respectively.

  • Sterlite Tech wins Aegis Graham Bell Award for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’ - February 15,2017

    Unique Wi-Fi and Enterprise Network Backhaul using neutral FTTx infrastructure, reduces cost of connectivity, brings ease of maintenance and enables affordable connectivity at public places

  • Budget 2017: Why telecom industry is happy? - February 01,2017

    Stakeholders of the Indian telecom industry have responded to the Budget 2017 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitely.

  • Union Budget 2017: Telecoms Supports Government’s Digital Push - February 02,2017

    With the announcement of India’s Union Budget 2017 – the government of India has further made clear its intentions on strengthening digital enablement infrastructure and telecom industry has express its support on this.

  • Union Budget 2017-18: Sterlite Tech says Bharat Net push could help it diversify - February 02,2017

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Anupam Jindal, Chief Financial Officer of Sterlite Tech, said the company is exploring the possibility of not just supplying fibre optic cables for the project, but also laying them out.

  • BharatNet will lead to strong growth in fibe business, says Sterlite Tech; stock jumps - February 01,2017

    MUMBAI: Sterlite Technologies that owns a 40% market share of optic fibre in India said this Budget will help them immensely.

  • Budget Quote from Dr Agarwal, CEO Sterlite Technologies - February 02,2017

    Overall, it’s a very positive and progressive budget. We welcome the Government’s move to initiate additional corpus and schemes to empower rural development, especially post demonetisation.

  • BharatNet Rs 10,000 crore budget allocation is a major step: Anand Agarwal, Sterlite Technologies - February 02,2017

    Overall, it’s a very positive and progressive budget. We welcome the Government’s move to initiate additional corpus and schemes to empower rural development, especially post demonetization.

  • A digital India Inc - February 01,2017

    The Budget has come up with a lot of initiatives to push the Digital India program but none of those in the wish list of the domestic smartphone makers, including incentives in the form of tax holidays and deductions, came through.