Ericsson and Radius Infratel to Setup India’s Largest FTTH NetworkAsia, Fiber, International July 27th, 2010
Rahul Gaitonde, Deputy Editor, BroadbandBreakfast.com
WASHINGTON July 27, 2010- Ericsson will work with Radius Infratel to setup the nation’s largest FTTH network. The network will bring service to 600,000 households with speeds of 100Mpbs down.
H S Singh, Managing Director of Radius Infratel Pvt. Ltd., says: “Ericsson’s GPON solution has enabled our Neutral Access Network Operation( NANO) concept that facilitates various operators in delivering their bandwidth rich applications like IPTV, multimedia contents etc and accommodates various building management and home automation services. With this path breaking alliance, we are committed to redefine the broadband experience in India.”
Gowton Achaibar, head of Region India, Ericsson, says: “This agreement confirms the great potential for GPON / FTTx technology in India. We expect that by 2015 more than two million Indian homes and businesses will be connected to high speed broadband using GPON technology.”