BSNL selects Hughes to enable satellite broadband

BSNL has selected Hughes Communications as the system integrator to enable satellite broadband connectivity in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.
BSNL Kerala offersHughes India will support BSNL to expand satellite bandwidth in Andaman and Nicobar to 400 times the current capacity in two years.

BSNL has already enhanced available bandwidth in the island region from 240 Mbps to 1 Gbps.

Hughes India supplied BSNL with satellite terminals and modems for voice, data, and video communications as well as high-speed satellite backhaul capacity to extend network coverage in the region, Shivaji Chatterjee, head, Enterprise Business, Hughes India, said.