Tejas Networks to maintain BSNL network

12 September 2023

Tejas Networks has won a INR74.9 billion contract from BSNL to supply gear, support and maintain annually the operator’s 4G/5G network.

Tejas Networks received a purchase order to equip 100,000 sites, which will be executed in 2023 and 2024. The vendor gained the contract after completing extensive trials as part of a consortium led by Tata Consultancy Services. Tejas Networks CEO and managing director Anand Athreya said that the vendor is the sole supplier of RAN equipment for BSNL.

“Our state-of-the-art 4G/5G RAN products were subjected to rigorous field testing by BSNL for 18 months before being chosen for this large-scale commercial deployment,” said chief technology officer Kumar Sivarajan. “This win is a true testament to the engineering excellence and innovation prowess of our R&D team that successfully developed and delivered an industry-leading product in a complex technology area in record time.”