Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telecommunications services provider, today said that it has been chosen as the strategic Network Solution partner by Faridabad Smart City Limited (FSCL) to transform the NCR satellite town of Faridabad into a Smart City.
Faridabad is amongst the 100 cities identified by the Ministry of Urban Development (Government of India) as part of the Smart Cities Mission. Faridabad Smart City Limited (FSCL) objective is to provide core infrastructure, give better quality of life to citizens and apply smart solutions to improve services and infrastructure across Faridabad.
Airtel will work closely with FSCL (Govt. of Haryana) to design and deploy a future ready high capacity network and a range of connectivity solutions to build a digitally enable Faridabad city. Airtel’s solutions will include MPLS, Internet Bandwidth and Network Hardware Equipment. Airtel will also bring to table its vast experience in deploying these solutions for governments and enterprises.
Airtel’s network infrastructure will empower Faridabad Smart City Limited to implement a range of smart solutions and e-governance services. These will include Smart City solutions such as Adaptive Traffic Control system, City wide Surveillance, Traffic Enforcement System, LED Street Lighting, Smart Signage. In future, it will include various other citizen services such as SCADA based monitoring of flow, Automated Online water quality Monitoring.
Ajay Chitkara, Director and CEO, Airtel Business said, “It is a matter of pride for us to have been given this opportunity by the Government of Haryana in their endeavour to build a Digital Faridabad. At Airtel, our mission is to add value to the lives of customers through our world-class network and products. We look forward to working closely with FSCL and contribute towards building a future ready Haryana.”
Airtel Business is India’s leading provider of ICT services with a diverse portfolio of services to enterprises, governments, carriers and small and medium businesses. It serves over 3000 Large and 500,000 Medium and Small enterprises with world-class services. Along with voice, data, video, and conferencing solutions, Airtel also provides network integration, cybersecurity, IoT, cloud, data centers, managed services, enterprise mobility applications and digital media to enterprises in India and across the world.
Airtel is a trusted solution provider for fixed-line voice (PRIs), data and other connectivity solutions like MPLS, VoIP, SIP trunking. Additionally, the Company offers solutions to businesses Audio, Video and Web Conferencing. Cloud portfolio is also an integral part of its office solutions suite. Along with voice, data and video, Airtel’s services also include network integration, data centers, managed services, enterprise mobility applications and digital media.
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 403 million customers across its operations at the end of June 2019.