LTTS and BSNL to enable private 5G network deployments

L&T Technology Services (LTTS) announced its partnership with Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) to drive global enterprises in their private 5G network deployments.
BSNL Kerala offersBSNL and LTTS plan to co-innovate and jointly bring to market private 5G connectivity solutions to accelerate digital transformation for enterprises.

BSNL will provide spectrum using both PLMN or isolated allotment. LTTS will anchor the private network requirements by deploying equipment, applications, servers, technology and software, and core for the integration of devices/sensors within the customer’s ecosystem.

This partnership marks LTTS’ foray into the 5G private network space, with LTTS assuming the role of a master system integrator for customers, offering choice of technologies, equipment and use case buildout, while BSNL will be the official network provider.

The global private 5G market is expected to exceed $8 billion by 2026, with a compound annual growth rate of 35.7 percent from 2022. India is seeing an increased need for enterprises seeing the need for deploying a Non-Public Network (NPN) due to faster connection speed and lower latency, according to IDC.

As enterprise needs are becoming more focused on network modernization for security, the push to adopt Captive Non-Public Networks or CNPN have increased. Enterprise 5G will support in unleashing the full potential of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and the Internet of Things across healthcare, education, manufacturing, and smart cities.