Tejas Networks’ Packet Optical product wins Economic Times Innovative Telecom Equipment Award
Bangalore, April 25th 2011: Tejas Networks Ltd., a leader in next-generation optical networking products, announced that their Packet Optical Transport (POTP) product, TJ1600 has won the prestigious Economic Times (ET) Innovative Product Award 2011. The ET Telecom Awards seek to recognize performance and felicitate the innovators of the telecom industry. The Innovative Product award recognizes products that have resulted in increased customer base, increase in revenue or profitability and changed market dynamics in telecom. This award was given by Hon’ble Minister of State for Telecom & IT, Government of India, Mr. Sachin Pilot at a high-profile event in Mumbai.
“We are delighted to win this prestigious award, especially since we were benchmarked against innovative telecom equipment offered by leading global vendors from around the world. Our innovative Future ReadyTM transmission products enable customers to scale their networks for massive data growth, driven by mobile internet, video and business services, while maintaining a large and growing customer base for voice traffic. We are seeing tremendous success with our POTP products with deployments in Indian and international telecom operator networks. In India, leading operators like Airtel, Aircel and other leading 3G operators have installed TJ1600 successfully, addressing over 250 million subscribers”, said Sanjay Nayak, CEO & MD.
Arnob Roy, President Engineering added, “Tejas POTP portfolio enables service providers to seamlessly transition 2G/2.5G networks serving all-voice traffic to 3G/4G networks serving predominantly data traffic at their own pace. TJ1600 is a POTP product that can be deployed as a 100% native TDM box today and can be smoothly migrated to a 100% pure-packet box in the future on the same shelf, thus making it a truly scalable and Future ReadyTM platform”.
About Tejas Networks
Tejas Networks is a leading provider of end-to-end optical transport solutions to telecom companies. Tejas customers include telecom carriers who provide voice as well as new-generation data services to end-users as well as enterprise customers. These carriers are spread across verticals like telecom, utilities, media and defence. Tejas helps customers get Future Ready. Today. TM by enabling a smooth migration from legacy TDM to new-age packet based transport with minimal capex and opex spend. Tejas is a market leader in the highly competitive Indian telecom market and is ranked amongst top-ten companies in the global Optical MSPP market, with an installed base spread over 60 countries. Visit Tejas Networks at www.tejasnetworks.com
About Economic Times
The Economic Times, started in 1961, is Asia’s largest and among the world’s top 3 English Business dailies. The Economic Times is an English-language Indian daily newspaper published by the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., more popularly known as The Times Group. Visit Economic Times at www.economictimes.indiatimes.com