RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. has received a work order amounting to Rs. 89.09 Crore (Inclusive of 18% GST) from Indian Air Force (AFNET) towards providing Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract for the AFNET Equipment and Associated Items for the period of two years.
RailTel, a Mini Ratna Central Public Sector Enterprise is an ICT provider and one of the largest neutral telecom infrastructure providers in the country owning a Pan-India optic fiber network on exclusive Right of Way (RoW) along Railway track. The OFC network covers important towns & cities of the country and several rural areas. Presently, the optic fiber network of RailTel covers over 59,500+ RKm and covers 5,990+ railway stations across India.
RailTel has a strategic relationship with the Indian Railways and it undertakes a wide variety of projects including provision of mission critical connectivity services like IP based video surveillance system at stations, e-Office services and implementing short haul connectivity between stations and long haul connectivity to support various organizations within the Indian Railways. RailTel also provide various passenger services including content on demand services and Wi-Fi across major railway stations in India.
RailTel believes that their experience and expertise in handling and undertaking telecom and ICT projects, has led them to be selected for implementation of various mission-mode projects for the Government of India including rolling out the National Knowledge Network, Bharat Net (formerly, the National Optical Fiber Network) and USOF funded optical fiber based connectivity project in North East India.