India-based manufacturer and supplier of telecommunication and IT equipment, Punjab Communications, has bagged an order for the supply of Dense Wave Division Multiplexer10 G to the Indian state run telecommunications provider, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.
Punjab Communication (Puncom) is a state-run IT and telecom equipment maker. The company said it has also won two separate orders worth $4.1m and $1m for the delivery of 32 channel 2.5G Dense Wave Division Multiplexer (DWGM) equipment in November.
The competitors for this deal with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) included Siemens, ITI and ZTE. Anurag Verma, managing director, Puncom said: Due to continuous and efforts of Puncom, orders worth Rs. 118.29 crore ($29.9m) have been booked in November month itself.
The company had received its first order from BSNL for $14.1m in January 2007 to supply STM-64 and DWDM equipment for the BSNL network.
Puncom had announced earlier in November, 2007 its intentions to foray into the field of defence equipments and was reportedly negotiating with equipment makers in Russia, Israel and Europe to establish a technical tie-up in the field of electronic and communications equipments.
Source: ComputerWire daily updates