The Smart World and Communication (SW&C) and Power Transmission & Distribution (PTO) businesses of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction have jointly commenced executing one of the largest communication network in India for Telangana Fibre Grid Corporation.
The initial design and survey works are being completed and the roll out will establish IP-MPLS Infrastructure and Optical Fibre Network for affordable high speed broadband connectivity and digital services across four zones, 11 districts, 215 mandals, 3,201 gram panchayats and round 8.65 lakh households in Telangana.
The scope of the work involves the creation of digital infrastructure including end-to-end integration and commissioning of IP-MPLS Network, Network Operating Centre (NOC), Data Centre (DC) and Cloud-based Disaster Recovery, with key network elements such as Network Management System, Element Management System, Business Support System and other related services like Geographic Information system (GIS), Storage/ Servers, Network Security, etc to be executed by the SW&C business.
The scope of work also includes laying of 65,000 km of Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) as a part of the complete Optical Fibre Infrastructure deployment in the state from its zonal headquarters to homes via the mandals and the gram panchayats, which will be executed by the PTO business.
The project, partially funded by Central government’s BharatNet program is envisaged to accelerate the development of the state in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that will strengthen the GIG and G2C services and can be leveraged to effectively deliver reliable triple play services of voice, video and data to the citizens.