Sterlite Tech signs deal for fibre with Airtel, Tata, Spectranet

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): A Vedanta group company Sterlite Technologies has signed partnership deals with mobile carriers like Bharti Airtel and Tata Teleservices, and internet service provider Spectranet to offer them with fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network in the country.

The Pune-based company has kept its network-ready fibre infrastructure open to allow service operators to plug in and play their services on a revenue sharing basis.

The company has so far enabled more than 165,000 fibre-connected homes across six major cities -Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai and Ahmedabad, and has over 50,000 active subscribers, as a part of pilot programme.

According to Sterlite Technologies, it is the first domestic company to offer voice and high-speed Internet and superior video services with a speed of up to 100 Mbps over broadband network.

It has an advantage over copper infrastructure as it can carry uninterrupted bandwidth signals over long distances.

Sterlite Technologies is the only fully-integrated fibre player in the country. Its competitors include US-based Corning Inc., Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited (HFCL) and Aksh Optifibre. (ANI)

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