India's BSNL Launches 100G Next-Gen OTN Across 100 Cities

India's BSNL Launches 100G Next-Gen OTN Across 100 Cities Image Credit: BSNL

India's Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( BSNL) last Friday launched its 100G Optical Transport Network (NG-OTN) across the country to improve broadband speeds and enhance landline and mobile services.

According to BSNL, it plans to provide the services by December 2018, covering over 100 cities across the country with capital outlay of Rs.330 Crs. This project also aimed to provide a 99.99 % uptime for which a Network Operating Centre (NOC) is made operational at Bangalure for providing 24X7 support. 

This project aimed to enhance existing 10G capacity to 100G capacity of Optical Fiber infrastructure of BSNL. This enhanced capacity will help retail customer base of BSNL in Landline, FTTH and Mobile services. This facility will also boost Enterprise Business Segment by providing Ultra high capacity in Leaseline. 

At present 45 out of 100 cities are already put in place and started operating on NG-OTN.

Rest 55 cities will be covered and will start functioning on NG OTN facilities by March 2018. BSNL has a total customer base of approximately 115 million.

BSNL is committed for quality customer care and 24 hrs support across the country. NG OTN is a step forward taken by BSNL in this direction to ensure customer delight.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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