Sterlite Tech, India’s biggest fiber cable maker, said it won a Rs 3500-crore order to design, build and manage a communications network for the Indian Navy.
The advance purchase order requires Sterlite Tech to design, build and manage the communications network for over a decade.
The project includes the creation of a high-capacity IP-MPLS (Internet Protocol – Multi Protocol Label Switching) network. Once completed, it will link multiple Indian naval sites and India-administered islands.
“This is the first time that an integrated naval communications network at such a scale is being built in India,” Sterlite said, adding that the network will give the Indian Navy digital “defence supremacy at par with the best naval forces globally”. Read More…