Space Tele Infra, an IP-1 (Infrastructure Provider-1) player is planning to complete 500 million square feet of IBS (In Building Solutions) built up area pan-India in the next 12-18 months.
The company has already completed more than 250 million square feet of IBS (In Building Solutions) built up area pan-India in the last three years of its existence. To start with the company focused on metros and later provided IBS solutions to airports, malls, hospitals and hotels.
Speaking to DigiAnalysys, Vineet Sirpaul, CEO, Space TeleInfra said, “The company plans to complete around 500 million square feet of IBS builtup area pan-India within 12-18 months. The company is actively focusing on metros, airports, hospitals, educational institutes, IT parks, malls and hotels.”
Some of the notable projects executed by the company includes wiring 170 Km of cumulative metro tunnels which is largest in the country. The metro tunnel project has been executed for Lucknow Metro, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), CMRL (Chennai Metro Rail Limited), Kochi Metro and Jaipur Metro. The company is also very active on the airport front and has executed IBS for Srinagar Airport, Visakhapatnam Airport, Raipur Airport, Silchar Airport, Jodhpur Airport, Bagdogra Airport and Udaipur Airport.
Space TeleInfra has provided IBS for both hotels – Hilton Hotel, Hyatt Hotel, JW Mariott Hotel and Ginger Hotel and malls – Vardhman Malls, M3M Mall, World Square Mall and Westend Mall.
“The company is also capitalising on opportunities of data growth in Prime Minister Narendra Modi pet projects like Digital India, Smart Cities and rural initiatives. The company has also pioneered the development of shared infrastructure for multiple small cells and FTTx to provide increased coverage of both voice and data networks to consumer,” commented Sirpaul.
“The company is also doing PoC (Proof of Concept) for IBS in high rise societies in Delhi NCR for both Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel. Once PoC is successful, the company plans to do pan-India deployment,” said Vineet Sirpaul.
The company is also focusing on municipalities in a big way and has taken pole rights and RoW rights in municipalities of Muzaffarnagar, Hapur, Mathura, Vrindavan and Modinagar for deployment of small cells thereby increasing both voice and data coverage in these municipalities added Sirpaul.