Saankhya will develop network platform radio nodes and mobile end-user devices. The platform will enable 4G/ 5G wireless operators to offload OTT content.

Africa’s telecom industry witnessing a surge in broadband network deployment

PUNE: Sterlite Technologies recently participated at the 2nd Indo-Africa ICT Summit 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The expo, organized by TEPC and NASSCOM was held from September 1 to 3, 2016 and it enabled technology convergence among Indian and African ICT companies.

Discussing opportunities in Africa, Ankit Agarwal, Director – Telecom Products, Sterlite Technologies, said, “Africa’s Telecom Industry is witnessing a surge in broadband network deployments due to push from multiple governments and Telcos to strengthen voice and data infrastructure. With mobile data traffic likely to increase 20-fold by 2020, we see growing opportunities to create smarter long lasting networks for African telecom operators and governments.” Highlighting Sterlite Tech’s research-backed capabilities in true broadband creation, he also said, “With our high-quality optical communication offerings, African telecom operators can drive mobile broadband deeper into urban and non-urban areas. This will boost internet economy, bringing a positive change in the everyday lives of the citizens.”

The major highlights of Sterlite Tech’s exhibit included:

Sterlite OH-LITETM NOVA a Single Mode Optical Fiber, with very low bend sensitivity and tighter attenuation, that meets and exceeds ITU-T recommendations G.652.D and G.657.A1. It is ideal for long distance transmission and FTTH applications.

Sterlite MICRO DUCT-LITETM Multitube Single Jacket Micro Duct Optic Fibre Cables are suited for access/metro/NLD and (air blown) drop cabling for FTTx networks and adhere to ITU-T G.652D and ITU-T G.655 specifications.

Sterlite DUCT-LITETM Multitube Single Jacket Optic Fibre Cables used for outside plant applications, including duct and lashed aerial in harsh environments.

Sterlite ARMOR-LITETM Multitube Single Jacket Steel Tape Armored Cables used for direct burial and duct applications.

Both DUCT-LITE and ARMOR-LITE cables comply with IEC.60794 series, ANSI/ICEA S-87-640, Telcordia GR-20 and ITU-T Recommendations.

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