BiznextIndia: The construction arm of L&T has won orders worth 1,060 Crore. The Smart World and Communication business has secured a major order from the Andhra Pradesh State FiberNet Limited (APSFL) for Bharatnet Phase-II works to establish an IPMPLS Infrastructure covering the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh.
The scope of the work involves the creation of a digital infrastructure-including-implementation, end-to-end integration and commissioning of IP/MPLS Network, Network Operating Centre (NOC), Disaster Recovery, Cloud-based Data Centre (DC) with key network elements such as NMS/EMS/BSS, Access Gateways and other related services including storage/ servers, network security etc.
The project will interconnect citizens, government, business & communities and will serve as the backbone for all the connectivity requirements & ICT-led projects in the state. Another order has been secured from Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City Limited for the creation of a City Network Backbone and implementation of smart elements such as Wi-Fi, Smart Kiosks and Variable message displays across the city.
The business has been making significant progress across several major Indian cities by creating smart solutions and this is the 11th Smart City Project being implemented as a master system integrator.