Bharti Airtel will deploy Nokia’s Optical Transport Network (OTN) technology across its nationwide footprint. The upgrade will enable Bharti Airtel to provide massive capacity to enterprises, operators and hyperscalers.
As part of the agreement, Airtel will utilize Nokia’s 1830 PSS-x OTN switches in its National Long-Distance Network connecting major cities across India.
Chandan Kumar, Head of Optical Network Business Centre for Nokia India , said: “As a world leader in OTN, our technology will help Airtel to increase the capacity and features of Bharti’s optical transport network to meet growing bandwidth demand driven by the enterprise and hyperscaler segments. It will also provide the service level performance to meet the strict SLAs from Airtel customers”.