Tata Docomo partners MIAL
Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Limited, the fully owned subsidiary of Tata Teleservices Limited, on Monday announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with GVK led Mumbai International Airport Ltd. (MIAL) which spreads to 4.3 million square feet, to offer end-to-end voice and data services at the recently inaugurated T2 terminal at CSIA.
Tata Docomo will provide fixed voice and data services for its captive use as well as for concessionaires at the airport, which will be one of the country's busiest airports serving over 40 million passengers and handling nearly 6.5 lakh tonnes of cargo annually.
Tata Docomo will provide voice and data telecommunication services including internet leased line, ISDN PRI, ADSL, MPLS, broadband connection.
The broad scope of collaboration will also entail supplying, installing, commissioning, operating, managing and maintaining the related telecommunications infrastructure and equipment at the airport for a seven year period.
Commenting on the exclusive partnership, Vishal Rally, Regional Chief operating Officer West, Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices Limited said, "We are pleased to partner with MIAL and deploy state of the art telecom infrastructure and solutions at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Partnerships of this size and nature, is of paramount importance and forms part of company's overall Enterprise business portfolio, build on a long track record of providing high quality infrastructure that includes enterprise telecom solutions."
Vaibhav Tiwari, Head Corporate Communications, GVK MIAL said, "We are pleased to associate with Tata Docomo which is setting impeccable benchmarks in the telecom space in India. Our vision to transform CSIA into one of the world's best airports that consistently delights customers and be the pride of Mumbai. A strong telecom network thus plays a very critical role in the service offering at any airport. Partnering with Tata Docomo will enable us to ensure highest quality services and will further strengthen our position as one of the best airports in the world."
Tata Docomo has already partnered with Delhi and Hyderabad airport to provide connectivity solutions.
(Posted on 27-01-2014)