Sterlite Tech wins Aegis Graham Bell Award for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’

Sterlite Tech wins Aegis Graham Bell Award for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’

Pune, India

Unique Wi-Fi and Enterprise Network Backhaul using neutral FTTx infrastructure, reduces cost of connectivity, brings ease of maintenance and enables affordable connectivity at public places

Sterlite Technologies Ltd [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global technology leader in smarter digital infrastructure, has won the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Award 2016 for ‘Innovation in Telecom Infra’ category.

Sterlite Tech received this award for its unique Wi-Fi and Enterprise Network Backhaul Solution using neutral fibre-to-the-x (FTTx) infrastructure. The award was presented by Dr Jitendra Singh – Minister of State, Department of Atomic Energy & Space, Prime Minister’s Office and Sardar RP Singh, National Secretary, BJP at the recently held Aegis Graham Bell Award ceremony, in New Delhi.

Highlighting the honour, KS Rao, COO and MD – Telecom Business (Products & Solutions), Sterlite Technologies, said, “We are delighted to receive this award, as it recognises our ability to deliver innovative & smarter solutions for our fibre-to-the-home customers. With the consumer behaviour shifting towards high-bandwidth consuming applications, smart homes and broadband-enabled services for security, we are witnessing strong demand for our innovative fibre-to-the-home solutions. This award is an acknowledgment of our market leadership and technological expertise in the domain.”

With the focus on digital revolution through Digital India, Smart Cities, IoT and Big Data Analytics taking a definite shape, Sterlite Tech has been at the forefront with over two decades of expertise in delivering smarter digital infrastructure and applications. The company is uniquely positioned to seamlessly integrate legacy and new systems, while applying new, scalable digital and optical communication technologies.

Applying this expertise and research & development capabilities to smarter fibre-to-the-home networks, Sterlite Tech developed an unmatched Wi-Fi Backhaul Solution using GPON technology that provides speeds up to 1 Gbps. It removes the hassle of installing microwave pole, accessories while overcoming the challenges of laying new end-to-end infra, cost implications and operational maintenance. With this technology, the requirement from societies for Wi-Fi internet accessibility in common areas of the building can be provided seamlessly.

About Sterlite Technologies:

Sterlite Technologies Ltd [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], is a global technology leader in smarter digital networks. With a pure-play telecom focused business that develops & delivers optical communication products, network & system integration services and OSS/BSS software solutions, Sterlite Tech has a sales network in six continents. The Company has manufacturing presence in India, China & Brazil, and aims to transform everyday living by delivering smarter networks. With a strong portfolio of over 130 patents, Sterlite Tech is home to India’s only Centre of Excellence for broadband research. Projects undertaken by the company include intrusion-proof smarter data network for the Armed Forces, rural broadband for BharatNet, Smart Cities’ development, and establishing high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) networks.

Forward-looking and cautionary statements: Certain words and statements in this release concerning Sterlite Technologies Limited and its prospects, and other statements relating to Sterlite Technologies’ expected financial position, business strategy, the future development of Sterlite Technologies’ operations and the general economy in India, are forward looking statements. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Sterlite Technologies Limited, or industry results, to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions regarding Sterlite Technologies’ present, future business strategies, and the environment in which Sterlite Technologies Limited will operate in the future. The important factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements include, among others, changes in government policies or regulations of India and, in particular, changes relating to the administration of Sterlite Technologies’ industry, and changes in general economic, business and credit conditions in India. Additional factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, many of which are not in Sterlite Technologies’ control, include, but are not limited to, those risk factors discussed in Sterlite Technologies’ various filings with the National Stock Exchange, India and the Bombay Stock Exchange, India. These filings are available at www.nseindia.com and www.bseindia.com.

A leading optical and digital solutions company.

STL is a leading global optical and digital solutions company providing advanced offerings to build 5G, Rural, FTTx, Enterprise and Data Centre networks. The company, driven by its purpose of ‘Transforming Billions of Lives by Connecting the World’, designs and manufactures in 4 continents with customers in more than 100 countries. Telecom operators, cloud companies, citizen networks, and large enterprises recognize and rely on STL for advanced capabilities in Optical Connectivity, Global Services, and Digital and Technology solutions to build ubiquitous and future-ready digital networks. STL’s business goals are driven by customer-centricity, R&D and sustainability. Championing sustainable manufacturing, the company has committed to achieve Net Zero emissions by 2030. With top talent from 30+ nationalities, STL has earned numerous ‘Great Place to Work’ awards and been voted as the ‘Best Organisation for Women’.

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