fiber deployment

KSITIL Selects BEL for K-FON Project

KSITIL (Kerala State IT Infrastructure Limited) has selected a consortium led by Navratna PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for implementing the Kerala Fiber Optic Network (K-FON) in the state. The project worth around US$142 million will deploy optical fiber cable networks throughout India’s Southern State of Kerala. K-FON will provide connectivity to all the government and educational institutions in Kerala….

Damage to Fiber Optic Network Adds Woes to idea Cellular in Kerala

Mobile phones of idea and Airtel subscribers were silent yesterday due to the disruptions caused on the fiber optic cable networks in the State of Kerala in India. Indian news media reported that the mobile phone service providers, Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel have been struggling to keep the network live. It is believed that the network failure happened due to cuts…