ITI Limited, a public sector telecommunications technology provider, received 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 Rs 334 crore.
The project envisages supply, installation and maintenance of outdoor Wi-Fi access points along with associated RF Radio equipment in a period of six months. Also, followed by operation and maintenance of the network for a period of five years.
K Alagesan, Chairman and Managing Director, ITI Limited said, “ This order from the Rajasthan government to establish wi-fi outdoor access points in the state is expected to enhance the broadband accessibility in remote villages and complement the efforts of Bharatnet phase 1 and 2 to provide last-mile connectivity in far-flung areas of the country.”
The RajNet project will ensure connectivity be available 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.
Source: The Hindu