Ericsson to mage optical fibre network of Vodafone India
New Delhi, Feb 18: Vodafone India announced on Thursday that it has selected Ericsson to mage its optical fibre cable network in 10 telecom circles for three years. The new agreement covers operations and maintence of its optical fibre network across east and west India, spanning a distance of approximately 45,000 kilometers, Vodafone said in a statement.
“We have selected Ericsson as a partner to mage our optical fiber cable network given Ericsson’s strength and experience in maging multi-vendor, multi-technology networks for operators globally and in India. This agreement will give Vodafone the benefit of Ericsson’s expertise in this area,” the statement quoted Vodafone’s chief technology officer Vishant Vora as saying.
Ericsson’s India region head Paolo Colella said that this “maged services agreement in India strengthens that partnership in a very important market and complements our collaborations in other parts of the world”. (ians)