In sync with Digital India Programme of Prime Minister of India, Bharat
Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL); who is providing integrated Telecom
Services to the Nation has introduced state of art 100G Optical
Transport Network (NG-OTN) across India for providing Super Express
The NG-OTN was launched today in Mumbai by Shri Manoj Sinha, Minister of
State for Communication (Independent Charge). Shri Manoj Sinha
appreciated the efforts of BSNL for up gradating its Network to provide
modern technology based Ultra fast Broadband services to the Nation.
Minister stated that Government has set a target of providing broadband
connectivity to 2.5 lakh Village Panchyats by the end of December 2018,
so far more than 1 lakh Villages have been already provided with Optical
Fiber broadband connectivity. NG-OTN will also be helpful to service
Central Government Projects like Bharatnet, SWAN, NKN etc. Shri Anupam
Srivastava CMD BSNL expressed confidence in collaboration between BSNL
and Fiber Home to provide several such more projects to the Nation.
NG OTN is planned to cover a total 100 cities across the Nation with
capital outlay of Rs.330 Crs. This project also aimed to provide a 99.99
% up time for which a Network Operating Centre (NOC) is made operational
at Bangalure for providing 24X7 support. This project aimed to enhance
existing 10G capacity to 100 G capacity of Optical Fiber infrastructure
of BSNL. This enhanced capacity will help retail customer base of BSNL
in Landline, FTTH and Mobile services. This facility will also boost
Enterprise Business Segment by providing Ultra high capacity in Lease
At present 45 out of 100 cities are already put in place and started
operating on NG-OTN from today. Rest 55 cities will be covered and will
start functioning on NG OTN facilities by March 2018.
BSNL has a total customer base of approximately 115 million. BSNL is
committed for quality customer care and 24 hrs support across the
country. NG OTN is a step forward taken by BSNL in this direction to
ensure customer delight.