On the occasion of 34th Foundation Day, C-DOT has launched WiDHWAN to solve recurring call drop issues in India.
WiDHWAN has been exclusively designed to cater to the recurring call drop issues in no-signal and low-signal network scenarios in places such as offices and homes.
Delivering a video message, minister of communications Manoj Sinha called upon C-DOT to innovate and develop telecom products at reasonable costs for exporting to SAARC countries and other developing regions of the world.
He also congratulated C-DOT for regularly organizing lecture series on its foundation day, attracting national and international talents from the fields of IT and Engineering to brain storm on the future challenges facing the sector.
The minister said that in an era of M2M communications, Internet of Things, 5G, Cognitive learning and hyper speed networks, C-DOT has to play an important role in developing state of the art telecom infrastructure at affordable rate for the common man.
In her address, Aruna Sundararajan, secretary, department of telecommunications said that in view of the current government’s huge thrust on accelerating digitization as the only way forward for India, C-DOT can emerge as a leading digital infrastructure provider as it has both deep capabilities and enormous talents to achieve the same.
Lauding the role of the premier telecom R&D center, the secretary said that after the rural telephony exchange, the country is witnessing the largest ever roll out of C-DOT powered G-PON for broadband connectivity in the rural areas with local R&D and local products.
In his address, executive director, C-DOT Vipin Tyagi said that in the coming years there will be a new paradigm of communications and his organization has to rise to the new challenges.
The two-day workshop and lecture series focuses on “Secure and Intelligent Computing for M2M/IoT (Machine to Machine/Internet of Things) Devices” will be attended by senior officials from government, R&D, industry, academia and students. The list of distinguished speakers includes Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi; Dr. David Garrett, Expert in DSP & VLSI Design, USA; and Dr. Samir Mittal, Expert in AI, cognitive solutions & machine (Deep) learning.