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Telecommunication Connectivity Improvement in North-Eastern States

June 7, 2014

Project Start: 2014 Project End: December 2015 Project Status: Active Project Phase: Planning Project Location: North-eastern states including Sikkim, India Facility Type: Telecommunication Connectivity Capacity: 810 Gbps Scope of Work: To Improve Telecommunication Connectivity in North-eastern states, including Sikkim. Background: The agreement envisages provisioning of bandwidth on optical fibre media laid over the electric transmission network of Power Grid. The agreement will be effective for a period of 10 years. The total bandwidth capacity to be provided as part of the agreement will be 810 Gbps, covering 20 important locations in the Northeastern Region (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura) including Sikkim. To provide the bandwidth, Power Grid and BSNL will deploy high capacity telecom equipment in their respective telecom networks. These telecom links will become operational in next 12 to 18 months time period. After completion of the proposed connectivity, the reliability of telecom services of North East Region will improve substantively, which will result in improved Broadband Internet services and other telecom services being provided by BSNL in the region. Latest Events: June 2014- Power Grid Corporation and BSNL have signed an agreement to improve telecommunication connectivity in North-eastern states, including Sikkim.

Project completion date : 2015-12-31 12:00:00


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