Power Grid Corporation of India chooses Tejas Networks for fiber backbone, access network upgrades

Aug. 1, 2022
Tejas Networks says it will supply several elements of its optical systems and switching lines to Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

Tejas Networks (BSE: 540595, NSE: TEJASNET) says it will supply several elements of its optical systems and switching lines to Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL; NSE: POWERGRID). PGCIL will use the equipment to upgrade its pan-India telecom backbone and access network infrastructure.

The contract, worth Rs 298 crores ($37.7 million), calls for Tejas to supply, install, commission, and support its TJ1600 multi-terabit OTN cross-connects and 100G/200G DWDM systems with flex-grid ROADM functionality, its TJ1400P series of MPLS-TP/Carrier Ethernet switches, and the TejNMS network management system.

“We are delighted to be selected by PGCIL for the capacity expansion of their nationwide backbone and access network, which further reinforces our position as a leading trusted telecom equipment provider for the critical infrastructure segment,” commented Sanjay Nayak, managing director and CEO of Tejas Networks. “This win is a strong endorsement of the competitiveness of our end-to-end portfolio of world-class optical networking products for access, metro, and backbone networks.”

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