Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today extended its contract with broadband infrastructure solution provider UTStarcom. In March 2014, UTStarcom was awarded with the contract to supply multi-service access network (MSAN) equipment and support design, engineering and installation for BSNL to upgrade its network to offer better multimedia services to its subscribers.
“This is an extension order for maintenance of BSNL broadband services with UTStarcom supplied products including B1000 IPDSLAM, RPR, EMS, LAN switches, BNGs, and various applications like AAA, SSSC and SSSS. UTStarcom will supply and maintain BSNL Multiplay, the broadband triple play network for the next three years till 2018,” according to a release.
UTStarcom holds around 35 per cent market share in India for broadband Internet network equipment. Recently, UTStarcom showcased its advanced broadband and optical network infrastructure technologies offering at Convergence India and announced its plan to support government initiatives like Smart Cities, NOFN, and Wi-Fi deployments with UTStarcom’s transport, aggregation and access networking solutions.