Hughes bags Rs 100 crore contract from broadband technology firm Sterlite Tech
Indian Navy had awarded an Rs 3,500-crore contract to Sterlite Tech in February for designing, building and managing its communications network.
"With Hughes' globally used satellite systems, we will bring in ease of network management through seamless connectivity even in tough and remote island terrains for the Indian Navy," KS Rao, CEO – Telecom Services Business, Sterlite Tech said in a statement.
Under the year-long contract of Rs 100 crore with Sterlite, Hughes Communications India (HCIL) will supply the solution for broadband satellite services across the Navy's mainland and island sites, the statement said.
"We are proud to have been awarded this critical communications infrastructure project by Sterlite Tech," said Shivaji Chatterjee, senior vice president and head of Enterprise Business, HCIL said.
(With inputs from agencies.)