Multiple options are available for Internet Connectivity to the companies in Technopark. An optical fibre cable with redundancies at all levels is being placed in the park. Multiple earth stations are also present. The major Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are Reliance Infocomm, STPI, BSNL,Bharti and VSNL. Bandwidth nearing STM levels of 132 MBPS is available, as per company requirements.
BHARTI AIRTEL Ltd
Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd
Reliance Communications Ltd
Reliance has started their broadband Data/Voice services in Technopark. Reliance PAN India OFC network is further connected to FLAG, an undersea cable system, also a Reliance Company. FLAG Telecom backbone connects 134 countries including U.S, U.K, Middle East and Asia Pac. Currently FLAG has its landing station in Mumbai. Technopark is connected through fiber link extending from Technopark buildings, in self-healing redundant ring architecture to Reliance Internet Data Center and Gateway at Mumbai, directly connecting to FLAG. FLAG itself has redundancy built in through its Trans Atlantic and Trans Pacific routes. Moreover via FLAG, Reliance has access to substantial International capacities that can be upgraded as and when required. Reliance is a Tier-1 ISP having peering arrangements with other Tier-1 ISPs like UUNet, FLAG etc on n x STM-1 (155 Mbps) links and have public and private peering with more than 400 carriers at more than 15 Internet Exchange points across the Globe. Reliance peers with Sify and VSNL in the domestic sector. Reliance thus offers Full Circuit IPLC with single point contact, management and highly reliable Internet Services in Technopark.
POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (POWERGRID), the Central Transmission Utility of India, a leading Public Sector Undertaking owns, operates and maintains one of the largest transmission networks in the world. Considering its inherent strength of transmission infrastructure, POWERGRID has diversified into telecommunication and has obtained Infrastructure Provider - II (IP-II), ISP - A, National Long Distance (NLD) License from DOT. POWERGRID has established 20,000 Kms of broad band telecom network on its transmission infrastructure provided for the links connecting all metros and major cities across the country. POWERGRID is presently leasing bandwidth capacity to various NLD, ILD, Cellular Operators, ISP, Call Centre and various Govt. Agencies on its network.
Implications for industry
State level information (SII) in place to support smart G2C, C2G, G2G, G2B, B2B and B2C ASP applications - Kerala offers possibly the best local market potential amongst states.
Significant Cost Savings for bandwidth-Intensive IT/ITES Businesses, if bandwidth is tapped at Kochi or Thiruvananthapuram.
Kerala - Wired for the future - Milestones
Three submarine cables landing and 'SAFE' submarine cable landings at Kochi - the primary international gateway of VSNL, offering 15 GBPS bandwidth backed by the digital backbone, provide Kerala with the best communication infrastructure among the states to serve bandwidth-intensive IT industries. Kerala is connected through Chennai in a ring architecture to the national internet backbone.
Aircel Business Solutions
Aircel Business Solutions (ABS) (the Business Unit of Dishnet Wireless Limited owned by Maxis Communications, Malaysia & Apollo Group) focuses on meeting Network, Application, Security and Managed Service needs of Enterprise customers by providing customized, cost effective solutions. Services of ABS are targeted at Enterprise customers segmented basis the needs of customers in order to provide better, sharper and efficient services from our product portfolio. ABS envisages positioning itself as a Total Solution Provider offering end-to-end triple play services in Data, NLD, ILD and Managed Services segments.
Aircel Business Solutions offers high performance internet bandwidth services for its customers which could be offered over any kind of last mile. In order to meet customer expectations of uptimes and redundancies, Aircel ensures high speed and a redundant backbone. Moreover, with monitoring tools to check, measure and monitor the backbone, Aircel allows its customers to buy the bandwidths as per expectation and deploys the last mile connectivity over Wimax, Fiber or P2P radio.
Aircel Business Solutions have the following solutions offered to all the Corporate and SME segments across the country.
Premium Internet Services
Layer2 MPLS VPN<
Data Center Services
The contact details to obtain Internet/IPLC connection from the ISPs in Thiruvananthapuram are given below:
SAJAN V. JOHN
Manager – Voice & Data Products
Tata Communications Limited
Park Centre, Technopark Campus,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695581
Mobile:+91 (9037099162) | 4716660142
Tel: 91-0471 2700296, 2700854
4) Asianet Satellite Communications Limited
5) Reliance Communications Ltd
6) Kelnet Communications
7) Bharti Airtel Ltd.
8) Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd
9)Dishnet Wireless Ltd>