Sterlite Optical Technologies Ltd., India’s only global provider and integrated manufacturer of optical fiber today announced that it has successfully implemented the MTNL’s MPLS core in New Delhi.
With the completion of this network, MTNL would be able to provide a unified platform to launch of its new services like 3G, IPTV and content networks. This network would also enable MTNL to provide VPN and Transparent LAN services to corporate customers in Delhi.
MTNL’s MPLS service was officially launched in New Delhi on July 23, 2007, with dignitaries like Mr R S P Sinha, CMD – MTNL,Mr Kuldeep Singh, Director – Technical, MTNL, Ms Anita Soni, Director – Finance, MTNL, Mr A K Arora, Executive Director, MTNL – Delhi, Dr Anand Agarwal, CEO & Director, Sterlite Optical Technologies Ltd, Mr Rahul Sharma, Head – Integration & Managed Services Business, Sterlite Optical Technologies Ltd, Mr Yan Kai Jung, CEO (India), Huawei attending the event.
Speaking at MTNL’s MPLS launch event, Dr Anand Agarwal, CEO & Director - Sterlite Optical Technologies said, “Our association with MTNL goes back over two decades with Sterlite’s supply of our Fiber Optic Cables & Copper Telecom Cables. With our experience in manufacturing of backbone products, coupled with a thorough understanding of MTNL’s requirements, we believe that Sterlite has been successful in developing a future-ready converged network for MTNL. It has been a rich learning experience for us and we are grateful to MTNL for providing Sterlite with this opportunity.”