Tech Mahindra To Enter The Telecom Equipment Manufacturing Business

Leading Telecom software solution provider Tech Mahindra has signed an agreement with ITI Ltd to manufacture Telecom equipments.

Key points on this news story:

  • Tech Mahindra will collaborate with Indian Telephone Industries Limited(ITI Limited); Founded in 1948, ITI is a Bengaluru based Government Undertaking company
  • Tech Mahindra expects to manufacture equipment like 4G radio, etc. in the next 12 months and expressed interest to produce initial products to BSNL
  • BSNL has to incorporate all the Make in India norms. Meanwhile, the Niti Aayog wants that BSNL should deploy only locally designed and manufactured (Made In India) 4G equipment
  • As per the sources, there is talk to set up a consortium of partners to offer open standards, security features, specific security standards, operation, and maintenance responsibility.