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
Pune, India – February 14, 2017: Sterlite Technologies Ltd [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a
global technology leader in smarter digital infrastructure, has won the prestigious Aegis Graham
Bell Award 2016 for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’ category.
Sterlite Tech received this award for its unique Wi-Fi and Enterprise Network Backhaul Solution
using neutral fibre-to-the-x (FTTx) infrastructure. The award was presented by Dr Jitendra Singh
– Minister of State, Department of Atomic Energy & Space, Prime Minister’s Office and Sardar
RP Singh, National Secretary, BJP at the recently held Aegis Graham Bell Award ceremony, in New Delhi.
Highlighting the honour, KS Rao, COO and MD – Telecom Business (Products &
Solutions), Sterlite Technologies, said, “We are delighted to receive this award, as it recognises
our ability to deliver innovative & smarter solutions for our fibre-to-the-home customers. With
the consumer behaviour shifting towards high-bandwidth consuming applications, smart homes
and broadband-enabled services for security, we are witnessing strong demand for our innovative
fibre-to-the-home solutions. This award is an acknowledgment of our market leadership and
technological expertise in the domain.”
With the focus on digital revolution through Digital India, Smart Cities, IoT and Big Data
Analytics taking a definite shape, Sterlite Tech has been at the forefront with over two decades of
expertise in delivering smarter digital infrastructure and applications. The company is uniquely
positioned to seamlessly integrate legacy and new systems, while applying new, scalable digital
and optical communication technologies.
Applying this expertise and research & development capabilities to smarter fibre-to-the-home
networks, Sterlite Tech developed an unmatched Wi-Fi Backhaul Solution using GPON
technology that provides speeds up to 1 Gbps. It removes the hassle of installing microwave
pole, accessories while overcoming the challenges of laying new end-to-end infra, cost
implications and operational maintenance. With this technology, the requirement from societies
for Wi-Fi internet accessibility in common areas of the building can be provided seamlessly.
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.
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