ITI Ltd ties up with Tech Mahindra for 5G tech
“The partnership will not only help to reduce dependency on import of Telecom equipment from foreign countries but also address the concerns in building a strategic network for Defense Communication,” R M Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director, ITI Limited said.
BENGALURU: Public sector ITI Ltd has signed a partnership with Tech Mahindra, where the IT services fir will build sotware IP, implement and maintain the 4G radio access network that will be upgraded to 5G tech, and jointly tap the local telecom market as global opportunities.
“ITI with state of the art facilities and capabilities for manufacturing Telecom equipment plans to manufacture the eNodeB and 5G NR products in the different plants using Tech Mahindra software and wireless technologies. The partnership will not only help to reduce dependency on import of Telecom equipment from foreign countries but also address the concerns in building a strategic network for Defense Communication,” R M Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director, ITI Limited said.
“Tech Mahindra will bring state of the art platform technologies and software capabilities and ITI will use its world class manufacturing facilities and expertise to build wireless solution for next generations. We are delighted to partner with ITI in this important initiative towards self reliance in the area of technology,” Sujit Baksi, Head APAC Business & President Corporate Affairs, Tech Mahindra, said.
Agarwal said under the EMC 2.0 scheme of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity), the company is also planning to set up electronic manufacturing cluster in a 200-acre land in Bengaluru.
“We have set up a new tier 3+ data centre with 1000 rack space, which may help many government agencies, banks, PSUs, corporates and start-ups to store the data within the country. To help startups under the startup India mission, the company has established a startup hub ‘Vinyas’ at its Bangalore plant to help them in realizing their ideas into products and also facilitates various services towards rapid prototyping in PCB fabrication, assembly, SMT line, mechanical fabrication, plastic molding, 3D printing, IoT etc.”, he said.