HFCL has bagged an Advance Purchase Order (APO) worth Rs. 611 crore from BSNL for Bharatnet Phase – II project.
For Bharatnet Phase II project, HFCL will do survey, procurement, supply, trenching, laying, installation, testing and maintenance of optical fibre cable (OFC), accessories and GPON equipment in Madhya Pradesh.
The total material cost and service cost is Rs. 207 crores and Rs. 245 crores respectively aggregating to Rs. 452 crores. The company shall also provide operation and maintenance services for a period of seven years at a total cost of Rs. 159 crores under this project.
Under Bharatnet Pahse II project in Madhya Pradesh, around 1,038 gram panchayats in 13 blocks will get broadband connectivity.