India’s largest telecom and broadband service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is geared up to provide more speedy broadband internet service with its PSTN network with the new expansion phase.
BSNL will deploy UTStarcom’s B1000 multi-service access node (MSAN) solution throughout India to add approximately 475,000 ports of capacity to its existing broadband network, allowing additional subscribers to experience triple-play services.
BSNL and UTStarcom have extended their existing partnership to cover BSNL’S newly planned multiplay broadband network expansion.Under the terms of the agreement, UTStarcom will be responsible for network design, planning, and deployment.BSNL Subscribers with local loop access will be able to reach Internet speeds up to 20 megabits per second (Mbps) at very affordable cost.
We worked closely with BSNL to successfully complete Phase I of this multiplay broadband network and are now nearing completion of Phase II,” said Vijay Yadav, vice president and managing director of UTStarcom’s South Asia operations. By choosing UTStarcom for the expansion of its multiplay services network, BSNL understands our commitment to extending India’s broadband capabilities to all regions of the country we are confident that the expansion will help BSNL increase market share while offering engaging, innovative services to end-users as BSNL’s turnkey provider of multiplay network technology, UTStarcom will maintain full responsibility for design, planning, deployment, service roll out and maintenance of the network.