ITI bags ₹334-cr RajNet project
ITI Limited, a public sector telecommunications technology provider, has received the Letter of Intent (LoI) from RajCOMP Info Services, a Rajasthan Government undertaking, to execute the RajNet project.
As per the project, ITI is expected to establish 40,000 outdoor Wi-Fi access points in Rajasthan, with order value of approximately ₹334 crore.
The project envisages supply, installation and maintenance of outdoor Wi-Fi access points along with associated RF Radio equipment in six months and operation and maintenance of the network for five years.
K Alagesan, Chairman and Managing Director, ITI Limited said, “This project will enhance the broadband accessibility in remote villages and complement the efforts of Bharatnet phase-1 and 2 to provide lastmile connectivity in far-flung areas of the country.”
The RajNet project will ensure connectivity till the Gram Panchayat level through multiple mechanisms, like, Broadband, SATCOM, OTA, LAN, SWAN etc. In August 2018, ITI was declared as L1 (Lowest Bidder) in the RajNet project.