TCIL bags FTTH order from Reliance Jio

Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL), a prime engineering and consultancy company has bagged FTTH (fiber to the home) order from Reliance Jio Infocomm for Ghaziabad.

The company has bagged basic design, engineering and 3rd party monitoring of FTTH from Reliance Jio.

Speaking to Vimal Wakhlu, chairman & managing director, TCIL said,  “Reliance Jio has given basic design, engineering and 3rd party monitoring of fiber to the home to TCIL for Ghaziabad.”


Vimal Wakhlu, CMD, TCIL

On the wireline side, Reliance Jio Infocomm is connecting commercial buildings and homes with OFC using FTTx technology so that consumers can get minimum 10 Mbps connections. In the first phase, TCIL is planning to deploy 2 million lines each in Mumbai and New Delhi NCR.

In both the cities, TCIL is planning to deploy 3,500 traffic aggregation points. Out of this 10 percent would be FTTx and 90 percent would be LTE eNODeB. Each aggregation point can cater cater to 5,000-10,000 subscribers depending upon the geography.

For creating a broadband highway in the country, Reliance Jio is planning to invest $8 billion within 3-5 years. For creating this highway, the company is creating a world-class data infrastructure by deploying 100,000 Rkm of OFC and deploying around 7,000 towers in phase I.

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