Tejas lands $ 900m contract for BSNL's 4G & 5G networks

17th August 2023
Tejas lands  $ 900m contract for BSNL's 4G & 5G networks

Bangalore, Aug. 17, 2023 : Tejas has executed a Master Contract for supply, support and annual maintenance services of its Radio Access Network (the "RAN") equipment for BSNL's Pan-India 4G/5G network, with Tata Consultancy Services
As a part of this contract, the Company received a Purchase Order from TCS for Rs 7,492 crore (approx. USD 900 million) to supply its latest 4G/5G RAN equipment for approximately 100,000 sites, which will be executed during the calendar years 2023 and 2024. The company won this order after successfully completing extensive trials as part of a consortium led by TCS.
Says Anand Athreya, CEO and Managing Director of Tejas Networks: "We are delighted to be selected as the sole supplier of 4G/5G RAN equipment for one of the largest mobile networks in the world. Our cutting-edge portfolio of baseband and radio products will enable BSNL to roll out a scalable and cost-effective network that meets world-class performance and quality standards. This also furthers our mission to create India's first global-scale telecom and networking products company with an end-to-end suite of wireless and wireline offerings."
Adds Dr. Kumar N. Sivarajan, CTO of Tejas Networks: "Our state-of-the-art 4G/5G RAN products were subjected to rigorous field testing by BSNL for nearly eighteen months before being chosen for this large-scale commercial deployment."