Sterlite Tech wins Aegis Graham Bell Award

Sterlite Technologies has won the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Award 2016 for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’ category

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Sterlite Tech Team receiving the Aegis Graham Bell Award

Sterlite Technologies has won the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Award 2016 for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’ category.


Sterlite Tech received this award for its unique Wi-Fi and Enterprise Network Backhaul Solution using neutral fibre-to-the-x (FTTx) infrastructure. The award was presented by Dr Jitendra Singh – Minister of State, Department of Atomic Energy & Space, Prime Minister’s Office and Sardar RP Singh, National Secretary, BJP at the recently held Aegis Graham Bell Award ceremony, in New Delhi.

Highlighting the honour, KS Rao, COO and MD – Telecom Business (Products & Solutions), Sterlite Technologies, said, “We are delighted to receive this award, as it recognises our ability to deliver innovative & smarter solutions for our fibre-to-the-home customers. With the consumer behaviour shifting towards high-bandwidth consuming applications, smart homes and broadband-enabled services for security, we are witnessing strong demand for our innovative fibre-to-the-home solutions. This award is an acknowledgment of our market leadership and technological expertise in the domain.”

With the focus on digital revolution through Digital India, Smart Cities, IoT and Big Data Analytics taking a definite shape, Sterlite Tech has been at the forefront with over two decades of expertise in delivering smarter digital infrastructure and applications. The company is uniquely positioned to seamlessly integrate legacy and new systems, while applying new, scalable digital and optical communication technologies.

Applying this expertise and research & development capabilities to smarter fibre-to-the-home networks, Sterlite Tech developed an unmatched Wi-Fi Backhaul Solution using GPON technology that provides speeds up to 1 Gbps. It removes the hassle of installing microwave pole, accessories while overcoming the challenges of laying new end-to-end infra, cost implications and operational maintenance. With this technology, the requirement from societies for Wi-Fi internet accessibility in common areas of the building can be provided seamlessly.

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