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Indian govt bars global vendors from GPON tender - report

Monday 21 January 2013 | 15:06 CET | News
Global telecommunication equipment vendors have been barred by the Indian government from supplying gear for the communications ministry's INR 210 billion broadband venture, reports The Economic Times citing top executives aware of the development. The broadband venture involves the roll-out of a national fibre-optic network (NOFN) that will take internet to the hinterlands. Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei and ZTE are missing from the Department of Telecom (DoT)'s certified list of vendors eligible to supply GPON, which is the selected fibre technology for this

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / BSNL / Ericsson / Himachal Futuristic / Huawei / MTNL / Nokia Siemens Networks / Tejas Networks / ZTE
Countries: India
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