Sep 5, 2012

HCL Infosystems gets broadband connectivity project from Indian Railways

HCL Infosystems, hardware, services and ICT system integration company, has won a prestigious project of providing broadband connectivity to the Indian Railways. The company will provide end to end ADSL 2+ Broadband Network on Indian Railways enterprise Wide Area Network through RailTel Corporation of India, a PSU under Ministry of Railways. Through this solution, the Indian Railways will be providing dedicated broadband high-speed Internet service to various railway offices and residences across the country at total 108 locations including the 16 zonal railway HQ, 67 divisional railway HQs., Railway’s centralised training institutes and  production units

The company will be a turnkey provider for deploying the ADSL2+ broadband network with full responsibility of the network design and planning, deployment, and service roll out and maintenance of the network.

Rajeev Asija, Chief Operating Officer - Enterprise Business, HCL Infosystems said, “The current solution will be capable of supporting approximately 30,000 users and will provide the operator with network flexibility, scalability for innovation and a rapid return on investment.”