BSNL and NEC Technologies (NECTI) reported that a buy arrange has been put by BSNL to design, engineer, supply, install, test and execute an optical submarine cable system interfacing Chennai and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), a Government of India Enterprise, and NEC Technologies (NECTI) reported that a buy arrange has been put by BSNL for NECTI to design, engineer, supply, install, test and execute an optical submarine cable system interfacing Chennai and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (A&N Islands). NEC Corporation, the parent organization of NECTI, will fabricate the optical submarine cable and give specialized help amid the turnkey execution.
The agreement is for a system that incorporates a fragment with repeaters from Chennai to Port Blair and seven sections without repeaters between the islands of Havelock, Little Andaman (Hutbay), Car Nicobar, Kamorta, the Great Nicobar Islands, Long Island and Rangat. The aggregate cable length will be around 2,300km and convey 100Gb/s optical waves.
The cable system will give the A&N Islands adequate transfer speed for supporting voice and information availability that empower the execution of e-Governance activities, for example, the foundation of enterprises and internet business offices. The system will likewise help instructive organizations in the sharing of information and will assume a critical part in driving the “Digital India” vision, a crusade propelled by the Government of India to guarantee that Government services are influenced accessible to nationals to electronically.
“BSNL is satisfied to choose NEC for executing this lofty project. We trust NEC for the innovative edge they hold in the space and their promise to adherence of timetables to guarantee fruitful fulfillment of the project. This project will empower truly necessary high limit network with the Andaman Islands and usher another period of improvement for the locale,” said Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman and Managing Director BSNL.
“It is to be sure a matter of awesome benefit and pride for NECTI to be given the open door for executing this project of huge national significance. We are certain about effectively finishing the project by utilizing the innovative edge of NEC and long history of fruitful usage of various complex projects in the district,” said Takayuki Inaba, Managing Director of NECTI.
“Interfacing the A&N Islands to the Indian subcontinent with an optical submarine cable has been a long-lasting desire. NEC is to a great degree glad for being picked by BSNL to serve these islands with its bleeding edge submarine cable arrangement, which guarantees to convey the A&N Islands significantly closer to the world,” said Toru Kawauchi, General Manager, Submarine Network Division in NEC. “Together with NECTI, our neighborhood Indian associate, we mean to completely profit by our local skill and to guarantee the fruitful fulfillment of this project”.