TelOne Zimbabwe Selects Tejas TJ1600 DWDM / OTN Platform for Grid Capacity Expansion
Tejas Networks [BSE: 540595, NSE: TEJASNET] today announced that TelOne, one of Zimbabwe’s largest telecommunications entities and the most affordable internet service provider, has deployed Tejas’ 100G / 100G + Coherent DWDM solution. TelOne has the widest network coverage in Zimbabwe with connectivity across the country, anchored on its strong backbone infrastructure. TelOne has strong connections with several submarine cable systems and owns a stake in the West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC), which has a major stake in the East African Submarine System (EASSy) cable.
Tejas’ state-of-the-art 100G DWDM / OTN solution was selected by TelOne after a successful tender and field test. Tejas was able to successfully demonstrate the high speed transmission of multiple 100G lambdas while meeting stringent performance and reliability requirements in a cost effective manner.
Mr. Sanjay Nayak, CEO and Managing Director of Tejas Networks, said: “We are delighted that TelOne has deployed our latest 100G / 100G + DWDM / OTN technology for its network expansion. Our solution enables our customers to diversify their existing DWDM supplier base and use our proven and cost effective Solution to scale and interoperate. This is a prime example of how our open and flexible software-defined ™ hardware architecture enables our customers to become “future-ready” by allowing them to upgrade their existing networks with the latest technologies at a low cost. additional cost. “
Ms Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director of TelOne, said: “TelOne provides access to a large network footprint in Zimbabwe. With the increasing demand for bandwidth and higher speeds from our customers, we were looking for a versatile solution that could significantly increase the capacity of our existing fiber network with additional investment. We were impressed with the capabilities of the Tejas solution and its ability to seamlessly transport 100G services without interoperability issues. Tejas products are equipped with very versatile software that is easy to configure and use. We appreciate the support of a highly responsive Tejas team, able to design and deliver an end-to-end network solution in the shortest possible time. “
Mr. Rakesh Raghoonandan, Vice President of Sales – Tejas Networks Africa, said: “In the TelOne network, we have delivered our DWDM / OTN solution using our scalable and versatile TJ1600 platform. Our solution opens up new opportunities for service providers to multiply the available capacity on their networks by more than 10 times, without being limited by the deployment of their existing network. The deployment of TelOne is another example of our cutting edge technology that we have deployed across multiple networks across Africa. “
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