Idea Cellular Upgrades Optical Networks with ECI's Access DWDM

Idea Cellular Upgrades Optical Networks with ECI's Access DWDM Image Credit: ECI

Idea Cellular, the third largest mobile operator in India has selected ECI to upgrade its optical network to support ever increasing customer demand for bandwidth and data.

ECI is a global provider of ELASTIC Network solutions to CSPs, utilities as well as data center operators. ECI's access DWDM solution will be rolled out across more than half of the operators' network. 

As mobile phone penetration in India grows, so too has the demand for mobile data as the country is considered one of the world's largest consumers of mobile data.

According to ECI, its DWDM solution will ensure maximum utilization of Idea's existing infrastructure, while creating a future-proof solution that already accounts for additional upgrades. This will ultimately help Idea meet the evolving demand across the market.

Sajeet Shivashankaran, President of ECI India
Our products and solutions, including the access DWDM platform, provide the necessary flexibility to expand and grow with the changing needs of our customers.

Anil Tandan, CTO, Idea Cellular 
Idea is a pan-India wireless broadband operator offering high speed mobile internet and digital content services to our customers. ECI has long been our partner and has supported us in rolling out 3G/4G networks with optimum solutions. 

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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