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BSNL partners with Fibre Home to make telecom equipment, fibre cables

MoU between two companies expected to bring telecom manufacturing technology and expertise to India

IANS  |  New Delhi 

File photo: A woman speaks on her mobile phone in front of the logo of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) painted on a wall outside its office in Kolkata. Photo: Reuters

State-owned service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with to jointly start manufacturing equipment and optical fibre cable in factories.

has seven factories with a large manpower (around 1,600) and elaborate infrastructure. The telecom factories are manufacturing several customer-end equipment and testing tools for internal consumption of

"This agreement will help India get high quality at reasonable cost and will also reduce deployment time. BSNL always strives hard to fulfill government dreams by adopting workable and practical programmes like this," said BSNL CMD Anupam Shrivastava.

(parent company of India Limited) has one of the largest telecom manufacturing bases in China. It is manufacturing equipment at transport layer and access layer of telecom network.

The MoU between the two is expected to bring telecom manufacturing technology and expertise to India.

First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 16:43 IST