Airtel selects Juniper for broadband network upgrades

Bharti Airtel has selected Juniper Networks to deliver network upgrades for the expansion of Airtel’s nationwide broadband coverage across India.
Airtel business customersAirtel’s Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband coverage reached over 430 towns. Airtel aims to cover 30 million households in over 2,000 cities in the next three years.

Juniper Networks will supply, install and provide support for upgrades to the MX Series routers and line cards as part of its broadband network gateway (BNG) to manage their subscribers and services, as well as carrier-grade NAT (CGNAT) solutions to ensure secure encryption across the network respectively.

“As Airtel gears up their network for 5G, we are excited to continually contribute towards their network transformation, not just in support of their fiber-to-the-home broadband services expansion, but also for other use cases and applications across various business segments,” Sajan Paul, Managing Director & Country Manager, India & SAARC, Juniper Networks, said in a statement.