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

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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.

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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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