Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Telecommunications Minister, India and Joe Mucheru, Hon’ble ICT Cabinet Secretary, Kenya at Sterlite Tech’s booth during Indo-Africa ICT Expo 2016
Pune, India – September 1, 2016: Sterlite Technologies, which designs, builds and manages smarter networks for telecoms globally, is participating at the 2nd Indo-Africa ICT Summit 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The expo, organised by TEPC and NASSCOM from September 1-3, 2016, enables technology convergence among Indian and African ICT companies.
Discussing opportunities in Africa, Ankit Agarwal, Director – Telecom Products, Sterlite Technologies, said, "Africa's Telecom Industry is
witnessing a surge in broadband network deployments due to push from multiple governments and Telcos to strengthen voice and data infrastructure. With mobile data traffic likely to increase 20-fold by 2020, we see growing opportunities to create smarter; long lasting networks for African telecom operators and governments." Highlighting Sterlite Tech's research-backed capabilities in true broadband creation, he noted, "With our high-quality optical communication offerings, African telecom operators can drive mobile broadband deeper into urban and non-urban areas. This will boost internet economy, bringing a positive change in the everyday lives of the citizens."
Major highlights of Sterlite Tech's exhibit includes:
- Sterlite® OH-LITETM NOVA a Single Mode Optical Fibre, with very low bend sensitivity and tighter attenuation, that meets and exceeds ITU-T recommendations G.652.D and G.657.A1. It is ideal for long distance transmission and FTTH applications.
- Sterlite® MICRO DUCT-LITETM Multitube Single Jacket Micro Duct Optic Fibre Cables are suited for access/metro/NLD and (air blown) drop cabling for FTTx networks and adhere to ITU-T G.652D and ITU-T G.655 specifications.
- Sterlite® DUCT-LITETM Multitube Single Jacket Optic Fibre Cables used for outside plant applications, including duct and lashed aerial in harsh environments.
- Sterlite® ARMOR-LITETM Multitube Single Jacket Steel Tape Armored Cables used for direct burial and duct applications.
Both DUCT-LITE and ARMOR-LITE cables comply with IEC.60794 series, ANSI/ICEA S-87-640, Telcordia GR-20 and ITU-T Recommendations.
About Sterlite Technologies:
Sterlite Technologies Ltd [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], is a global technology leader in smarter digital networks. With a pure-play telecom focused business that develops & delivers optical communication products, network & system integration services and OSS/BSS software solutions, Sterlite Tech has a sales network in six continents. The Company has manufacturing presence in India, China & Brazil, and aims to transform everyday living by delivering smarter networks. With a strong portfolio of over 130 patents, Sterlite Tech is home to India’s only Centre of Excellence for broadband research. Projects undertaken by the company include intrusion-proof smarter data network for the Armed Forces, rural broadband for BharatNet, Smart Cities’ development, and establishing high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) networks.
Forward-looking and cautionary statements: Certain words and statements in this release concerning Sterlite Technologies Limited and its prospects, and other statements relating to Sterlite Technologies' expected financial position, business strategy, the future development of Sterlite Technologies' operations and the general economy in India, are forward looking statements. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Sterlite Technologies Limited, or industry results, to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions regarding Sterlite Technologies' present, future business strategies, and the environment in which Sterlite Technologies Limited will operate in the future. The important factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements include, among others, changes in government policies or regulations of India and, in particular, changes relating to the administration of Sterlite Technologies' industry, and changes in general economic, business and credit conditions in India. Additional factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, many of which are not in Sterlite Technologies' control, include, but are not limited to, those risk factors discussed in Sterlite Technologies' various filings with the National Stock Exchange, India and the Bombay Stock Exchange, India. These filings are available at www.nseindia.com and www.bseindia.com.